Culture Catalyst Blog & Articles

How to Drive a Patient Away Without Even Trying

Posted by Kristin Baird I just found out that I have skin cancer, but honestly, that news isn’t as painful as trying to get a call back with my results.  Here’s how the ordeal played out. Golf has a lot of wonderful ...

Get Service Recovery Right the First Time

Posted by Kristin Baird  I am no stranger to travel. In fact, with my consulting business, I easily travel 150 days per year or more. During my many sojourns, I have experienced lost reservations, flight delays that cause me to miss ...

Put Your Courage to the Test

Posted by Kristin Baird I recently did a presentation to healthcare marketers and played a game of “Never have I ever” to kick it off. Participants were asked to self-disclose several things, like whether or not they knew the current patient ...

Lessons on Service Recovery From an Irate Customer

Posted by Kristin Baird We all have those experiences as consumers when things don’t go as expected. We might be disappointed in a meal at a restaurant, or wait longer than expected in line or in the waiting room. But then ...

The Secret to Service Recovery

Posted by Kristin Baird https://youtu.be/BRx3w4Ov9X4 Try as we might, there are times things go wrong and we disappoint our patients and other customers. There is plenty of data out there about the importance of healthcare service recovery, yet, very few healthcare organizations ...

3 Pitfalls to Service Recovery

Posted by Kristin Baird https://youtu.be/BRx3w4Ov9X4 Service recovery is an essential in improving the patient experience. When people think of service recovery, it’s common to immediately recall the most difficult situations. For example, the caller who yelled profanities about his bill, the family ...