Patient Engagement

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?
By Mike Restuccia 07:01 am September 23, 2016
Penn Medicine chief information officer Mike Restuccia highlights the trends and tools improving care delivery and celebrates health IT professionals for facilitating their use to engage patients. 
By Brian Wells 07:23 am August 08, 2016
Penn Medicine associate vice president of health technology Brian Wells shares insights from cognitive computing work so far. 

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn is a health economist and advisor at THINK-Health, a health consultancy she founded in 1992.

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 04:12 pm July 25, 2016
As patients learn to manage high-deductible plans and health savings accounts, convenience, accessibility and neighborhood connections are shaping patient's financial decisions.
By Regina Holliday 02:11 pm July 18, 2016
This is the sixth year of the Walking Gallery of Healthcare.  We now number over 300 members walking around the world with patient story paintings on our backs.  We are attending medical conferences where often there isn’t a patient speaker on the dais or in the audience.
By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn 03:41 pm May 23, 2016
Putting patients at the center of preventing mortality from blood clots, and being more aware of them in recognizing their onset, is key to stemming the disease burden. We can do more to engage with information, tools and other patients and programs to help monitor this condition.

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