Patient Engagement

Intermountain app for heart failure patients
By Bernie Monegain 11:14 am December 21, 2017
Hospital says 8 percent more patients using the app were alive after 180 days than those not using the software, which alerts clinicians when heart failure conditions become more advanced.
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital cuts readmission

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Credit: UCSF

By Jeff Lagasse 03:39 pm December 18, 2017
The San Francisco Health Network affiliates also achieved increases in patient and physician satisfaction rates.
Best Hospital IT Departments
By Mike Miliard 06:43 am December 15, 2017
Cerner Oncology platform go-live, Stage 7 adoption and rolling out a 24/7 mobile app are all on tap this year.
PwC: Top 12 defining healthcare issues of 2018
By Bill Siwicki 01:18 pm December 14, 2017
AI, IoT, cybersecurity, disaster preparedness and patient experience are prime concerns, according to PwC.
value-based healthcare

“In the coming years… I believe we’ll see a strong consumer adoption for health-related products that consumers pay for out of their pocket to give them something to improve their health.” – Star Cunningham

By Jessica Davis 03:46 pm December 12, 2017
The 4D Healthware founder says consumer tech will be central to improving the care of patients and bending cost curve.
patient experience
By Adam Bazer 03:19 pm December 12, 2017
Green and white. Black and gold. At 825 Stadium Drive in Iowa City, these are the colors that fill your vision.
patient engagement
By Jeff Lagasse 02:35 pm December 07, 2017
New research finds patients could benefit if they are invited to co-produce medical notes with doctors rather than simply reading them.

A screen snap of the Mytonomy app. Credit: Mytonomy

By Bernie Monegain 02:49 pm December 04, 2017
Cloud-based platform keeps patients informed about their condition and care.
Future-proofing precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 11:22 am December 03, 2017
Precision medicine is no longer just a buzzword, so teams must prime their infrastructure and educate clinicians now.
CMS interoperability

CMS Administrator Seema Verma discusses policy and regulation issues with ONC chief Donald Rucker, MD, at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s annual meeting on Friday. Credit: Twitter

By Jessica Davis 02:47 pm December 01, 2017
The CMS Administrator talked about her personal mission to give patients a voice -- and better access to data they need.

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