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September 27, 2018

CBI’s 11th Annual Hub and SPP Model Optimization Conference Recap

On September 12th, Legacy Health Strategies’ CEO, Rolf Benirschke, was the keynote speaker at CBI’s 11th Annual Hub and SPP Model Optimization Conference in San Diego, CA. His message centered on how crucial it is to keep patients emotionally engaged for successful treatment outcomes. Rolf’s inspirational story of loss, perseverance, and hope, in his battle […]

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September 24, 2018

Four Key Questions About Patient Experience

PM360 asked experts in improving the patient experience to address key issues the industry should know about in 2018, read more at: https://www.pm360online.com/four-key-questions-about-patient-experience/

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August 17, 2018

How patient engagement directly affects outcome-based payments

As we look at value-based, outcome-based payments, it’s increasingly important to have an engaged patient. Understanding the patient’s journey, where the cliffs and gaps are, and where abandonment occurs is critical. Sometimes it becomes very clear in the programs we have developed that we are losing patients because they start to feel better. They think […]

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June 15, 2018

Data defining information gaps

Data is only significant when it is validated and actionable. Too many times we encounter patient journeys that are littered with expired data sets, that do not point our clients or their patients in any informed direction. You need alignment, in advance, on the value that data delivers. You have to be diligent before you […]

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May 18, 2018

Mapping our Patient Journey – The Wisdom of the Crowd

For every program we create, we map the patient journey by speaking with patients to really understand what they are about to go through but also recognize that each patient is unique, with their own extenuating life circumstances.  A lot of companies go to stakeholder “experts” – such as the clinicians – and get told […]

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April 13, 2018

The four questions patients are always afraid to ask

Patients basically have four questions that are never spoken. The first is, ‘Can I trust you?’ The second is, ‘Are you the best and committed to excellence?’ The third question is, ‘Do you care about me? Do you know me? Do you know what my hopes and fears are? I’m not like everybody else.’ And […]

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March 16, 2018

What is trust, and how do you earn it?

As an NFL player for ten years, Legacy’s Co-Founder Rolf Bernischke learned the value of trust when it comes to building a winning team.  According to Edelman’s annual trust barometer survey, only 38% of Americans say they trust pharma companies, down 13% from last year.  If we have any hope of building a winning team […]

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February 2, 2018

Rolf Benirschke being honored during Super Bowl LII

We are excited to announce that Rolf Benirschke, Legacy Health Strategies’ Co-Founder and Co-CEO, is being honored in Minnesota this weekend during Super Bowl LII.  As part of this year’s celebration, the NFL is bringing back all of the NFL “Man of the Year” recipients and honoring them throughout the weekend. From the NFL press […]

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November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving is a Lifestyle, Not Just a Holiday

The foundation of Legacy Health Strategies’ patient engagement methodologies are based on the lessons Rolf learned from his first-hand experience as a patient.  When partnering with our pharmaceutical and medical device clients to create customized programs, we use this approach to create awareness , help patients activate into care, and stay adherent to treatment protocol, […]

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November 9, 2017

Patient Adherence: Is Technology the Answer for the Best Health Outcomes?

We’ve all heard the statistic: more than 50% of patients don’t take their medications as prescribed, which leads to billions of dollars of lost pharmaceutical sales and hundreds of thousands of lives at risk[1]. It’s so much of an issue that more and more medical device innovators are creating systems and devices that remind patients […]

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November 2, 2017

How a Strong Right-Time, Right-Place Methodology Drives Patient Activation

Encouraging More Patients to Take the First Step Getting a patient to take that first step — patient activation, we like to call it — is one of the biggest challenges pharmaceutical, medical device, and clinical trial organizations have. And no wonder; we all know proactively paying attention to and managing your own health is […]

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October 26, 2017

The Key to Patient Satisfaction with Medical Devices? Early Engagement

Spinal solutions, joint and bone stabilization and repair, pacemakers, colostomy bags, stents: the list of advanced medical devices is seemingly endless and continues to grow. Yet making the decision to have a procedure or surgery is never easy, even when the goal is to reduce pain, begin a journey toward recovery, or even save a […]

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