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Ilari Laaksonen

Ilari Laaksonen

CEO, Axel Health

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The key elements of a positive patient experience

Author Ilari Laaksonen Jan 25, 2021 1:29:35 PM

Patient experience describes an individual’s experience of their issue, whether it is an illness or an accident, and how healthcare treats that problem. Over the past ten years, many organizations have launched and completed projects to improve the overall patient experience.

Topics: Patient flow management Patient experience treatment path
4 minutes

Benefits of patient flow management in numbers, part 2

Author Ilari Laaksonen Oct 23, 2020 9:01:01 AM

In my previous blog post, I introduced you to the benefits of self service at the front desk, where patients check in, fill out their patient history forms, and pay their invoices. This time, I’ll focus on improving the efficiency of healthcare processes by reducing idle time - and on explaining the calculations involved.

Topics: Patient flow management Axel Wayfinder
3 minutes

Benefits of patient flow management in numbers, part 1

Author Ilari Laaksonen Sep 28, 2020 8:41:46 AM

What are the key reasons for our customers to implement Axel? The answer is divided in two - for the soft and hard benefits our solution offers. Common soft benefits include improving the patient experience, modernizing the user experience, or increasing operational transparency. Today, however, we are diving into the world of hard benefits – including numbers, spreadsheets, and euros.

Topics: Patient flow management Self-service Axel Encounter
2 minutes

How to be prepared for the second wave of the pandemic in healthcare organizations?

Author Ilari Laaksonen Aug 21, 2020 9:07:53 AM

After being stuck at our homes for the first half of the year avoiding human contact, we’ve all experienced a growing need to be in physical contact with each other. During the hot summer days, beaches, restaurants and nightclubs have been filled with happy people. Mentally, the summer has been good for many of us but the contact with other people has had a negative impact on the management of the corona pandemic.

Topics: Self-service Mobile check-in Axel Encounter
3 minutes

What are the benefits of mobile check-in compared to traditional self-service kiosks?

Author Ilari Laaksonen Jul 12, 2020 10:19:19 AM

In many healthcare organizations, self check-in to appointments has become a daily routine. Self check-in has clear advantages – it saves healthcare resources from being tied to support related tasks. Instead, healtcare personnel can focus on more meaningful work.

Topics: Self-service Mobile check-in Axel Encounter
1 minutes

Excel is dead, long live Axel!

Author Ilari Laaksonen Jul 12, 2020 9:26:02 AM

Excel is used for various purposes in business processes all around the world. This classic solution is very flexible, but it can also become an extremely tedious tool to use - at the latest when the company grows. In many healthcare organizations, resource planning is usually run on Excel. Is this really the most efficient way to do this important planning work or would there be other options?

Topics: Resource management shift planning Axel Planner