Patient Engagement

By Eric Wicklund 07:39 am August 06, 2015
Call it a giant leap forward in the development of personalized drug therapies and one that could someday enable patients to 3D print medications themselves.
By John Halamka 09:30 am July 29, 2015
As we envision the next generation of electronic tools, support for team-based care with handoff management and closed-loop communication among the stakeholders will be the most important new features.
By Mark Byers 09:18 am July 24, 2015
As healthcare organizations scramble to meet the progressively more ambitious data exchange thresholds of Meaningful Use, many are focusing on electronic health record integration projects for improved flow of clinical data to enable better care coordination across the healthcare continuum.
By John Halamka 01:15 pm July 23, 2015
John Halamka, MD, discusses how he is using patient-generated healthcare data in his own care management activities.
By Tom Giannulli, MD 01:50 pm July 22, 2015
There are many tools and features that patients want, but for practices to get the most from them, they need to be a part of a larger platform and integrate with other technologies, like billing solutions and EHRs.
By Validic 08:44 am June 23, 2015
(SPONSORED) Sometimes, we like to think of patient behavior as separate from human behavior, and analyze the two separately. But, patients, like all humans, need to be motivated.
By Amanda Guerrero 03:29 pm May 27, 2015
It pays to keep patients happy, and many patient portal vendors aren't cutting it. This is mostly the result of software vendors focusing solely on meaningful use requirements, but also has to do with companies not investing sufficient resources in research and development.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 08:53 am May 19, 2015
As much of a challenge it is to steer folks with silent "killers" to improved lifestyle choices, it may be a bigger challenge to help those with chronic symptomatic debilitating illnesses to feel better.
By Chad Johnson 01:33 pm May 06, 2015
At HIMSS15, Chad Johnson teamed with Mandi Bishop and four health IT leaders to organize the annual #HITsm live event. This post comprises the second half of the transcript.
By Sheetal Shah 01:34 pm April 22, 2015
Providers and health systems are looking to create digital patient experiences that will help serve this segment of the population in order to meet their financial and clinical objectives.

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