Patient Engagement

value-based healthcare

“In the coming years… I believe we’ll see a strong consumer adoption for health-related products that consumers pay for out of their pocket to give them something to improve their health.” – Star Cunningham

By Jessica Davis 03:46 pm December 12, 2017
The 4D Healthware founder says consumer tech will be central to improving the care of patients and bending cost curve.
patient experience
By Adam Bazer 03:19 pm December 12, 2017
Green and white. Black and gold. At 825 Stadium Drive in Iowa City, these are the colors that fill your vision.
patient engagement
By Jeff Lagasse 02:35 pm December 07, 2017
New research finds patients could benefit if they are invited to co-produce medical notes with doctors rather than simply reading them.

A screen snap of the Mytonomy app. Credit: Mytonomy

By Bernie Monegain 02:49 pm December 04, 2017
Cloud-based platform keeps patients informed about their condition and care.
Future-proofing precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 11:22 am December 03, 2017
Precision medicine is no longer just a buzzword, so teams must prime their infrastructure and educate clinicians now.
CMS interoperability

CMS Administrator Seema Verma discusses policy and regulation issues with ONC chief Donald Rucker, MD, at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s annual meeting on Friday. Credit: Twitter

By Jessica Davis 02:47 pm December 01, 2017
The CMS Administrator talked about her personal mission to give patients a voice -- and better access to data they need.
By Bernie Monegain 12:48 pm November 30, 2017
Program will introduce the technology to 144 cancer patients already undergoing treatment at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis.
GE launches blood collection company Drawbridge Health
By Bernie Monegain 11:12 am November 30, 2017
Company hopes to simplify the collection and transport of blood samples.
Optum Ventures healthcare innovation
By Susan Morse 01:21 pm November 29, 2017
New fund combines the funding, analytic capabilities and vast network of Optum to invest in digital health.
Banner Health Epic to Cerner EHR

University Medical Center, Tuscon, Arizona, campus. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 11:58 am November 22, 2017
New EHR has slowness issues and workflow delays that are causing longer patient wait times, a Banner spokesperson said.

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