Patient Engagement

value-driven healthcare
By Jacques Mulder 04:12 pm November 07, 2017
If value-based care is to take shape, it’s critical that providers actively engage with patients to help them better understand the true cost of care.
My #IHeartHIT story
By Kristin Hagen 02:56 pm October 04, 2017
Allowing patients to become partners with practitioners in their care is where an effective wellness plan and prevention starts.
Patient survey
By Cliff Searl 11:01 am October 03, 2017
A patient survey helped a seriously ill patient with a secondary complication that would have otherwise gone undetected.
My #IHeartHIT story
By Tamara StClaire 10:39 am October 03, 2017
A care coordinator driving toward a healthy conclusion is vital for patients.
state of digital health
By Halee Fischer-Wright 02:57 pm September 08, 2017
MGMA CEO Halee Fischer-Wright offers a healthy dose of skepticism about patient access to data, digital and remote health services and wearables. And then she cautions about the two things the industry must not forget to do.

Ninety-one  percent of people with chronic disease say they need help in managing their disease – not in the doctor’s office, but at home, between appointments.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 10:17 am July 21, 2017
Report offers advice on how to do it right – the way patients want.
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By LexisNexis 09:08 am June 19, 2017
If there’s one point a recent session at America’s Health Insurance Plans Institute & Expo 2017 brought home, it’s that if providers and payers are going to manage their members as a population, they need to start by knowing them individually.
daily operational issues of healthcare IT

Sue Schade is serving as interim CIO at Stony Brook Medicine in Stony Brook, New York.

By Sue Schade 04:42 pm May 18, 2017
Having a meaningful impact can help with the day-to-day operational issues of IT.

Sue Schade considers the healthcare lessons gleaned from her pets.

By Sue Schade 09:24 am March 28, 2017
We have two little dogs. Pepe is a 10-year old Shih Tzu/poodle and Coco is an 8-year old Shih Tzu /Bichon.  Pepe had been getting frailer and weaker throughout the Fall months.

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, healthcare economist

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 08:53 am March 28, 2017
The remedy is in better design.

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