Patient Engagement

AMIA presses FCC on broadband
By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm May 24, 2017
Informatics group tells the federal agency that robust internet access is key to ensuring everyone benefits from advances in health IT.
Interoperability crucial to patient safety
By Mike Miliard 02:47 pm May 23, 2017
But the former ONC chief thinks consumerism will play a major role in promoting data exchange.
By Bill Siwicki 12:44 pm May 22, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office says the two bills will cost less than $1 million combined over the next 5 years.
artificial intelligence Partners HealthCare MassGeneral
By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am May 18, 2017
Partnership with GE Healthcare with first focus on improving clinician productivity and patient outcomes in diagnostic imaging.
Conversa patient-provider communication
By Bernie Monegain 09:49 am May 18, 2017
Northwell Health, which led the funding round, says technology can greatly improve care coordination.
VA taps DSS for mobile patient scheduling tool
By Jessica Davis 08:44 am May 18, 2017
The $19.6 million contract will bolster patient access to care and is fully integrated with the VistA EHR.
Cerner, Truman Medical Center patient monitoring
By Bernie Monegain 03:20 pm May 17, 2017
Company’s population health management platform, HealtheIntent, serves as the system’s backbone.
Premise Health picks Epic EHR
By Bernie Monegain 04:07 pm May 16, 2017
Exec says the ability to share information and integrate with population health tools will help to drive change in the health and wellbeing of the patients.
23andMe genetic tests
By Jessica Davis 02:54 pm May 10, 2017
While tests like those offered by 23andMe help patients become proactive in their healthcare, providers and the industry aren’t ready to interpret them.

Photo illustration by Wendy Almeida

By Bernie Monegain 11:37 am May 09, 2017
Carolinas HealthCare wants patients to have no reason to go elsewhere.

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