Patient Engagement

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By Mike Miliard 03:12 pm April 27, 2018
Health IT professionals offer their opinions about what the project might be able to accomplish for patient engagement and consumer-mediated exchange – and how ready smaller providers might be to someday try it themselves.
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Cape Fear Valley Health in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 02:12 pm April 26, 2018
By replacing two Cerner systems, the North Carolina health system aims for a broader view, helping its physicians, nurses and IT staff work more collaboratively to serve patients with what it described as a comprehensive health record.
precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 01:15 pm April 26, 2018
Richard Milani, MD, said healthcare is headed for big changes and the sooner hospitals and practices get on board with connected consumers and easy access to data, the better off they'll be.
Comcast healthcare
By Jessica Davis 11:22 am April 20, 2018
Companies say the cross-sector partnership will create open source platform that it hopes other tech companies will use to innovate.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:05 am April 20, 2018
Patients are increasingly seeking tech-savvy healthcare providers but the majority are not budgeting for tools that improve engagement or communication with consumers in 2018, opening the doors for major disruption.
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A screensnap of Apple's personal health record feature with iOS 11.3.

By Mike Miliard 09:46 am April 18, 2018
Dignity Health's chief digital officer explains why he thinks Apple can succeed for population health and precision medicine efforts where other PHR launches have not.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Anthony Naoum speaking at the 2017 event. This year, Cleveland Clinic CIO, Ed Marx, will offer the day-two keynote address about setting a strategic course and leading through innovation and transformation.

By Mike Miliard 09:35 am April 13, 2018
Expert speakers will exchange tips for turning troves of complex information into lasting clinical, financial and operational improvements at the June 13-14 event in San Francisco.

A user points the phone at the ground and the app can cast the image of a block or circle where the person's foot should land in order to keep walking. Credit: YouTube

By Mike Miliard 09:49 am April 11, 2018
Rice University student developers have designed the application, which could help with some of the gait problems that can affect people with Parkinson's.
AMA and Google interoperability contest
By Mike Miliard 04:16 pm April 09, 2018
Specifically, the challenge is looking for new ways data from wearables can be exchanged between patients and physicians to help manage chronic conditions.
telehealth lab tests
By Mike Miliard 02:43 pm April 09, 2018
The lab testing process can now be managed within the virtual care app, with help from Change's Intelligent Healthcare Network.

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