Patient Engagement

Doctella app

Doctella provides preloaded clinical templates to customize the app.

By Mike Miliard 02:53 pm September 19, 2017
Doctella gives hospitals, practices and insurers templates to create customized apps that might otherwise cost more than $500,000 and require teams of developers.
From science fiction to real world: Emerging technologies poised to disrupt healthcare
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By Axway 09:04 am September 19, 2017
Create an environment where the patient data emanating from mobile devices can be easily and securely accessed and shared
Epic MyChart

The Mayo Clinic wants to share the symptom assessment tool with other healthcare providers to help patients.

By Bernie Monegain 02:50 pm September 18, 2017
Patients can use the feature to learn about symptoms and in certain cases read recommendations about self-care, Mayo said.
telehealth House bill

The Texas Army National Guard moves through flooded Houston streets from Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Army photo

By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm September 18, 2017
Thousands of people in Florida and Texas have made use of remote consults offered by Nemours and others.
Blockchain in healthcare

Blockchain, if deployed wisely, could underpin an array of new innovations that could help reduce costs, enable efficiency, protect privacy and spur interoperability.

By Mike Miliard 10:26 am September 18, 2017
By giving patients control over their data, the technology could enable better privacy protections, more efficiency and easier information exchange.
Amazon Alexa with first-aid skill

Mayo’s first aid skill runs on Amazon’s Echo, Echo Dot and Tap.

By Tom Sullivan 02:17 pm September 15, 2017
Users can ask Amazon devices basic questions and listen to answers based on Mayo Clinic advice and information.
Epic releases new interoperability tool
By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm September 14, 2017
The EHR vendor says Share Everywhere is designed to empower MyChart users to allow clinicians to view medical records.
Nandini Ramani Outcome Health

Nandini Ramani, now CEO of Outcome Health, is tasked with strengthening the company’s current tech model and expanding its reach.

By Jessica Davis 10:13 am September 11, 2017
The Former VP of Engineering for Twitter opened up about her plans for her new role with the tech unicorn, which include working directly with providers, pharma, patients and payers to improve patient care.

Florida Governor Rick Scott talks to local emergency leaders in Florida as Hurricane Irma approaches. Photo via Twitter

By Jessica Davis 03:50 pm September 08, 2017
Two Houston providers discuss the successful efforts that helped them to weather Harvey and remain open during the hurricane.
Hurricane Harvey healthcare IT

A view across the street from Advanced Diagnostics Hospital and Clinic. Photo via Advanced Diagnostics

By Jessica Davis 10:44 am September 08, 2017
Devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, and likely Hurricane Irma, highlights the pressing need for healthcare EHR interoperability, but a few providers said cloud-based tech help them deliver care when many couldn’t.

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