Patient Engagement

patient generated health data

Ajay Mittal, associate director of IT at the American College of Cardiology, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Laura Lovett 03:32 pm February 13, 2018
The trickiest part is getting people to keep using the devices, even six months is a challenge.
FDA decision support guidance
By Mike Miliard 01:27 pm February 07, 2018
The informatics group says that with big innovation on the horizon it still sees ongoing confusion among developers and clinicians over which CDS and PDS software is considered a "device" and which isn't.
patient-centered care
By Bernie Monegain 03:25 pm February 06, 2018
But building the new model of care plans is a difficult task, Mass General geriatrician Terry O’Malley says.
patient engagement

Geeta Nayyar, MD, the chief healthcare innovation officer for Femwell Group Health and TopLine MD TV host.

By Jessica Davis 09:36 am February 06, 2018
Femwell Group Health Chief Healthcare Innovation Officer Geeta Nayyar explains why it’s important to make sure women have a seat at the table when making strategic tech decisions about patient engagement and other trends.
EHR alerts

By integrating information from the EHR with a drug knowledge database, the workflow change can reduce nuisance alerts.

By Bernie Monegain 01:51 pm February 05, 2018
A consolidated architecture that combines patient data EHR with medication information could enable more informative and actionable medication alert systems, Charlie Hart says.

University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Credit: Google Maps

By Jeff Lagasse 01:12 pm February 05, 2018
Chris Mitchell, a business intelligence developer at the University of Virginia Medical Center, will explore the topic in-depth during the HIMSS18 conference in Las Vegas in March.
patient data access
By Mike Miliard 09:55 am February 05, 2018
The increase in patient engagement efforts in recent years has caused some basic rethinking of long-held assumptions about how to foster wellness. Technology is a big must-have, of course. But what about the ownership of data?
cvs aetna
By Susan Morse 02:19 pm February 02, 2018
The request extends the Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period for the acquisition, but CVS Health continues to expect the deal will be completed in the second half of 2018, according to an SEC filing.
CHIME opioid task force
By Mike Miliard 12:26 pm February 02, 2018
The group held its first meeting with some two dozen attendees this past week, and hopes to encourage even broader participation among its 2,500-plus members across the U.S. and abroad.
telehealth

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

By Bill Siwicki 09:25 am January 25, 2018
Harris County Public Health says remote care helped with cost savings critical to maintaining operations during and after major storms.

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