Wellbe Announces Webinar on Meeting the Needs of the Contemporary Orthopedic Patient

Released on: October 14, 2015, 3:52 am (EDT)
Industry: Healthcare

Madison, WI, October 14, 2015 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- OrthoServiceLine.com, a free resource to the orthopedic community sponsored by Wellbe, is hosting a complimentary webinar featuring Kristi Crowe and Allison Heddon from Sg2, titled “Meeting the Needs of the Contemporary Orthopedic Patient.”

Today’s consumers are juggling responsibilities like never before, causing them to seek not only effective but efficient service providers. The trend is no different in health care, as the retail consumer searches for value in their health care services. Catalyzing this trend is the shifting tide from employers taking full financial responsibility for health insurance coverage to employees and their dependents bearing substantial burden of these costs, with a broader suite of plans to choose from. Add to that the exponential increase in availability of information to consumers around price and quality, and you’ve got a recipe for an increasingly savvy consumer.

This webinar will focus on the changing retail landscape and strategies for orthopedic programs to appeal to a more contemporary patient.

Meeting the Needs of the Contemporary Orthopedic Patient
Date/Time: Available On-Demand
Cost: Complimentary
View it here: http://www.orthoserviceline.com/category/events/

OrthoServiceLine.com is a free resource for orthopaedic service line leaders designed to give them actionable insights and ideas to grow and streamline their programs. OrthoServiceLine.com is sponsored by Wellbe.

About the Speakers:
As a member of Sg2’s Center for Strategic Planning, Kristi Crowe leads Sg2’s intelligence and analytics in orthopedics and works with leadership teams to improve growth and performance across the care continuum. She also leads the development of orthopedics service line–oriented publications and educational offerings and speaks nationally at a variety of physician and health care leadership conferences.

As co-lead of Sg2’s Center for Clinical Technology, Allison Heddon’s work focuses on emerging medical technologies, specifically virtual health, and the impact of these innovations on care delivery. Allison shapes corporate messaging and develops strategic guidance relating to enterprise-wide technology acquisition strategies and virtual health implementation for both US and international organizations. Within this role, she has led development of Sg2’s proprietary STEPTM (Sg2 Technology Evaluation and Prioritization) tool and managed projects for large international technology vendors and pharmaceutical companies focused on global technology assessments.

About Wellbe (http://www.wellbe.me)
Wellbe, the inventor of the cloud-based Guided CarePath, works with health providers to engage patients as partners in their episodes of care. Our Guided CarePaths empower patients to learn and take the actions required to achieve better outcomes at lower costs. High-performing hospitals use Wellbe’s Connected Care solutions to improve the experience and efficiency of helping patients to successfully navigate their medical treatments and surgeries.

Contact-Details: Maeghan Nicholson

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