Patient Engagement

HIPAA compliance
By Mike Miliard 03:33 pm July 20, 2017
Designed to help providers as more patients exercise their rights to access their health data, the new tool comports with guidelines from both OCR and ONC.

Adventist Health in Roseville, California. Photo via Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 10:24 am July 17, 2017
Virtual care startup lands $8 million in the second round of funding to further develop its platform.
buzzwords CIOs IT pros hate
By Tom Sullivan 09:09 am July 17, 2017
From a job killing acronym to tech trends they're sick of hearing, prominent technologists share the least-liked, most-overused idioms, slang and jargon.
Allina Health extends OpenNotes
By Tom Sullivan 01:22 pm June 30, 2017
The hospitals consumers can now read what doctors write about them, message care teams and participate in eVisits.
interactive patient system KLAS
By Mike Miliard 03:03 pm June 29, 2017
Cerner and Epic have their own IPS products, but most hospitals are sticking with dedicated vendors.
digital waiting room
By Bernie Monegain 11:35 am June 28, 2017
Company serves up content on digital waiting room screens and interactive touchscreens in patient exam rooms.
Apple consulting Argonaut Project

Apple CEO Tim Cook

By Mike Miliard 09:33 am June 27, 2017
Collaborative chief says aggregating your records on iPhone could lead consumers to solve the interoperability problem themselves.

Xealth offers cloud-based technology for prescribing customized digital healthcare content. The startup is led by CEO Mike McSherry.

By Bernie Monegain 11:48 am June 14, 2017
Incubated at Providence Health and UPMC, both Epic shops, Xealth enables doctors to prescribe more than pills.
A precision medicine fight is brewing between clinicians, public health

Robert Green, MD, a medical geneticist and physician-scientist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

By Tom Sullivan 10:33 am June 14, 2017
While doctors want to know everything they can, public health is far more cautionary when it comes to screenings.
digital health

Blending innovation, business cases and risk means that hospitals have to experiment because sometimes apps will surprise like Pokemon Go, which is considered the biggest fitness app right now.

By Tom Sullivan 11:06 am June 12, 2017
Mount Sinai has a “little big data group,” LifeBridge and Thomas Jefferson also foster clinical innovation teams, and they all say experimentation, evidence, rigor and risk are needed to succeed.

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