Patient Engagement

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.
CIO culture patient engagement
By Paul Shenenberger 08:56 am March 21, 2017
Summit Medical Group chief information officer Paul Shenenberger shares three steps to getting everyone, including employees, to own the patient engagement experience. 

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, healthcare economist

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 06:57 am March 13, 2017
It’s generally thought that healthy people are more health-engaged than people diagnosed with medical issues. But that’s old health school thinking: most health consumers managing chronic conditions say they’ve become more engaged with healthcare over the past two years, according to CDW’s 2017 Patient Engagement...
By Sue Schade 03:42 pm February 15, 2017
The countdown to HIMSS17 is on. It’s less than three weeks and if you’re anything like me, you’ve not figured out your HIMSS schedule yet. You’re getting those emails from HIMSS and vendors about what to do, starting to see the “HIMSS preview” type articles in your favorite publications.

Sue Schade blogs about her eye-opening trip to Cuba, where she caught a glimpse of the healthcare system in action.

By Sue Schade 08:28 am November 30, 2016
Healthcare is free at all levels for all patients.

'I use art as a tool, and the goal is to impact others.'

By Regina Holliday 01:28 pm October 05, 2016
Recently, planners of an upcoming event asked me some questions and here are the answers: 1. How would you define the role/responsibilities of a “patient” advocate?

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