Patient Engagement

Patients own their medical data
By Jessica Davis 12:50 pm October 13, 2017
The renowned author and physician-scientist highlights the hurdles to sharing data with patients and asserts that giving patients their records could save lives.
cerner interoperability
By Mike Miliard 03:25 pm October 12, 2017
Its launch of portal-connected consumer health record and extension of free CommonWell exchange services are meant to show commitment to interoperability, "no matter what the definition," said President Zane Burke.
telehealth value
By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm October 11, 2017
New report from CHIME and KLAS virtual care platforms are finding favor for scheduled and patient-focused visits, on-demand and consumer-focused meetings and telespecialty consults.
eClinicalworks and opennotes
By Mike Miliard 12:25 pm October 10, 2017
EHR vendor’s cloud-based portal will now make it easier for physicians to share clinical notes with their patients.
Women digital health CEOs

23andMe is led by CEO Anne Wojcicki.

By Jessica Davis 04:10 pm October 05, 2017
The average deal size for companies led by women CEOs was $31.4 million compared to $11.3 million for those with men CEOs in what is shaping up to be digital health’s biggest year of investments.
By Mike Miliard 01:40 pm October 05, 2017
The high threshold for patient engagement in 2019 will probably be amended in future rulemakings, but one MU expert says it highlights the limited utility of patient portals.
telehealth innovation

Sue Schade, current principal at StarBridge Advisors, speaking at HIMSS' Pop Health Forum in Chicago on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm October 04, 2017
Challenges tied to fostering innovation, breaking down department silos and EHR logjams have to be overcome, Sue Schade tells at this week’s Pop Health Forum.
value-based healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 10:42 am October 04, 2017
Consumers are driven to expect better healthcare information and technology in part because they are required to pay more out of pocket.
Pop Health Forum Amy Schwartz

Amy Schwartz, Human Centric Design Thought Leader at Battelle, speaking at the Pop Health Forum in Chicago on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 09:16 am October 04, 2017
Set the bar high: Don’t be afraid to steal ideas that delight people and make them want to use the technology.
cut uncontrolled diabetes
By Mike Miliard 09:32 am October 03, 2017
Borgess Health employed an array of intensive patient engagement strategies, letting the data lead the way.

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