Answers to Common Questions About What’s New in Health Care 

Premier Physician Network doctors answer frequently asked questions about what’s new in health care.

How is health care being transformed today?

Health care today is being transformed in a variety of ways to ultimately focus more on a patient’s point of view, Premier Physician Network (PPN) physicians say.

Those transformations include the areas of patient satisfaction, patient outcomes and cost efficiency.

Talk to your doctor for more information about how health care is being transformed.

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How does health care transformation benefit patients? 

Health care transformation benefits patients by trying to provide the most positive and beneficial experience possible from the patient’s point of view, Premier Physician Network (PPN) physicians say.

Benefits of this include:

  • Adding extended office hours
  • Creating consistent office hours
  • Having appointment times available
  • Having more communication options
  • Increased use of technology
  • Timely results on testing and lab work

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What role does technology play in health care transformation?

Technology gives patients faster access to their health information, Premier Physician Network (PPN) physicians say.

It also gives patients and health care providers easier, faster communication options.

Technology also gives providers better options for analyzing patient lab and test results and data over time. This can help improve quality of care and patient outcomes.

Talk to your doctor for more information about the role of technology in health care transformations.

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What is patient-centered care, and how does it play a role in health care transformation?

Patient-centered care is the idea of providing patients with the care they need in the way they want, Premier Physician Network (PPN) physicians say.

Patient-centered care is the driving force behind health care transformation. The process of transforming health care is based on providing care that is positive from a patient’s point of view.

For more information about patient-centered care, and how it plays a role in health care transformation, talk with your doctor. 

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