11:51 am May 09, 2014
While many healthcare organizations continue to remain focused on what happens when patients are physically in the hospital or at a physician's office, today's most successful organizations are taking steps to engage patients before, during and after office visits.
03:57 pm April 29, 2014
As technology continues to evolve, it can be difficult to resist getting caught by the "gee whiz" factor as we project what the future of healthcare could look like. But a new study may reveal the kind of challenges that lie ahead.
09:00 am April 28, 2014
It's no secret that engaging patients in their care is essential to supporting care quality, increasing patient satisfaction and, achieving positive patient outcomes. However, when the patient leaves the hospital, it can be challenging to sustain patient engagement.
09:18 am April 22, 2014
Everyone knows about social media, but what's harder to "know" is what it can do for you, and in this regard healthcare organizations are no different than the rest of the world.
11:53 am March 24, 2014
In 2013, Kaiser Permanente conducted 10.5 million patient-doctor visits via e-mail, telephone or video tools, and in a new report the organization discusses some of the ways those visits took place.
08:19 am March 12, 2014
Over the past few months, Beth Israel Deaconess has been the pilot site for a new approach to clinical information technology, wearable computing. In the emergency department, they've developed a prototype of a new information system using Google Glass.
09:19 am February 27, 2014
During HIMSS14 I met with numerous companies, leaders and fellow IT professionals. The theme I heard frequently was the need for care management/population health applications based on data acquisition, normalization, mining and workflow.
09:20 am February 26, 2014
Want to hook an online audience? Ask Amazon how to do it. That's essentially the advice one health IT stakeholder is offering his colleagues across the sector.
02:02 pm February 06, 2014
In just a few short weeks, 40,000 healthcare IT professionals will descend on the show floor in Orlando. With the final countdown on, here are a few simple reminders and things to consider as you head out the door.
08:29 am February 06, 2014
One of the enduring ironies when it comes to health IT is the contradiction between the understandable concern among healthcare stakeholders over data security and the apparent willingness of patients to share their own information. Two recent polls bear this out.