Patient Engagement

Athenahealth buys Praxify
By Bernie Monegain 11:28 am June 09, 2017
The Silicon Valley company brings with a number of applications, including a personal assistant program integrated with EHRs and artificial intelligence aimed at patient engagement.
surescripts e-prescribing
By Bernie Monegain 12:48 pm June 07, 2017
Electronic prescribing of controlled substances was up 256 percent in 2016, company says.
Apple ResearchKit in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 01:48 pm June 02, 2017
Some industry observers say the technology is poised for greatness while others insist it has a long way to go.
By Bernie Monegain 01:11 pm May 31, 2017
Alphabet’s growth equity investment fund CapitalG is among 50 investors in the company that aims to help healthcare providers and their patients make healthcare decisions.
Most consumers would leave a healthcare provider that was struck by ransomware
By Bill Siwicki 12:20 pm May 26, 2017
A post-WannaCry survey shows that U.S. consumers are not very forgiving when it comes to organizations not able to protect their medical information.
Hospital social media activity mostly tied to maternity, recovery
By Tom Sullivan 11:26 am May 26, 2017
San Francisco-based startup HYP3R announced a new geosocial index that ranks some 6,000 hospitals based on social media activity.
AMIA presses FCC on broadband
By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm May 24, 2017
Informatics group tells the federal agency that robust internet access is key to ensuring everyone benefits from advances in health IT.
Interoperability crucial to patient safety
By Mike Miliard 02:47 pm May 23, 2017
But the former ONC chief thinks consumerism will play a major role in promoting data exchange.
By Bill Siwicki 12:44 pm May 22, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office says the two bills will cost less than $1 million combined over the next 5 years.
artificial intelligence Partners HealthCare MassGeneral
By Bernie Monegain 10:06 am May 18, 2017
Partnership with GE Healthcare with first focus on improving clinician productivity and patient outcomes in diagnostic imaging.

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