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Ilari Laaksonen

CEO, Axel Health

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Benefits of digital door displays in outpatient care settings

Author Ilari Laaksonen Mar 6, 2024 1:51:29 PM

Digital door displays have become increasingly popular in conference rooms over the past decade. These displays make it easy to see when and for whom a room is booked, and making new room bookings is a breeze. Did you know that similar door displays are also used in healthcare, especially in outpatient settings? In healthcare settings, digital door displays provide a variety of benefits, and I will explore four key benefits in more detail:

Topics: patient flow management Axel Planner Axel Encounter healthcare resource planning digitalization in healthcare door display
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Why self-service payments make sense in healthcare

Author Ilari Laaksonen Feb 6, 2024 12:47:42 PM

Patient fees can be a complex matter, no matter whether you're dealing with a private or public healthcare provider. These fees typically include both statutory and provider-specific charges, often capped at certain maximum limits. Payments may be collected entirely from the patients or partially covered by Kela (the Social Insurance Institution of Finland), insurance companies, or other entities.

Topics: Self service Axel Encounter patient experience Axel Mobile Encounter digitalization in healthcare payment self-service solution
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Revolutionizing healthcare resource planning: The AI advantage

Author Ilari Laaksonen Jan 30, 2024 2:09:35 PM

In the modern healthcare sector, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is playing a pivotal role in transforming various aspects, from clinical procedures to population health management and diagnostics. One of the key advantages of AI is its capacity to improve administrative efficiency. By automating routine tasks, AI technologies free up healthcare professionals to focus on more critical aspects of patient care.

Topics: Resource management Axel Planner optimization healthcare resource planning healthcare service production artificial intelligence AI
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Cut costs! 3 tips for cost savings in healthcare

Author Ilari Laaksonen Nov 1, 2023 4:15:53 PM

Public healthcare funding is facing challenges. In Finland, the Act on funding of wellbeing services counties makes the situation even more complicated for wellbeing services counties. In Sweden, inflation and rising interest rates have forced even the esteemed Karolinska Hospital to adjust its staff. Now is the time to cut costs, but how can it be done without compromising the quality of care? And how can Axel help healthcare organizations save even more?

Topics: patient flow management Self service Axel solution healthcare resource planning digitalization in healthcare automation wellbeing services counties roi calculator
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Enhancing emergency operations through accurate reporting

Author Ilari Laaksonen Aug 31, 2023 10:26:45 AM

Automation and digitalization bring remarkable benefits and improvements to emergency services. They're not just elevating patient experiences and optimizing workflows but also saving invaluable time and resources. Can these advancements also contribute to crafting precise reports that push operational efficiency even further?

Topics: patient flow management Axel solution Axel Planner Axel Encounter patient experience treatment path digitalization in healthcare automation emergency unit reporting analytics
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The role of automation in emergency departments post-triage

Author Ilari Laaksonen Jun 19, 2023 10:29:45 AM

Automation in hospital emergency departments brings significant benefits to both patients and healthcare professionals. However, these benefits are not limited to triage. Automation also provides significant advantages in the processes that follow this initial evaluation. In this blog post, I continue from my previous write-up on automating the check-in processes in emergency departments, and we delve more into how automation can streamline operations and improve patient experience post-triage.

Topics: Self service Axel solution Axel Planner Mobile check-in Axel Encounter patient experience treatment path self check-in self-service kiosk digitalization in healthcare automation self-service solution emergency unit triage