Patient Engagement

Lenovo Orbita home health

Lenovo and Orbit's voice assistant.

By Bill Siwicki 03:58 pm February 20, 2017
Collaboration meant to demonstrate how natural voice assistant technology can help patients be more fully engaged in their wellness at home.
Artificial intelligence HIMSS17

The Mabu Personal Healthcare Companion from Catalia Health

By Mike Miliard 10:22 am February 20, 2017
As AI and machine learning evolve and start to make their mark on healthcare, "we're not trying to replace the human interaction, we're trying to augment it," AI developer says.

The tech giant will also collaborate with Tribridge, System C & Graphnet Care Alliance and others. It also announced that telehealth provider MDLIVE and Premera will leverage its AI chatbot.

By Jessica Davis 12:20 pm February 17, 2017
Microsoft and UPMC have partnered to improve healthcare delivery through a series of projects, Microsoft announced Thursday.
HIMSS17 Rasu Shrestha UPMC
By Tom Sullivan 07:37 am February 17, 2017
UPMC's Chief Innovation Officer says it's time to dig deeper into what matters, shares a pet peeve and recounts the first time U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra sent him a tweet.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 10:49 am February 16, 2017
Today, organizational population health management strategies typically focus on improved care coordination, communication and analytics. But there is a growing emphasis on consumer empowerment and access to promote person-centered care.
Lenovo Amazon Alexa HIMSS17

Tom Foley, director of worldwide health solutions strategy at Lenovo, said the company is expanding virtual care by integrating with Amazon Alexa. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:50 am February 16, 2017
A company executive discusses the innovative agreement with Amazon for virtual care.

Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth

By Jonathan Bush 09:45 am February 14, 2017
Those on the forefront of health IT have an unparalleled opportunity to do well by doing good: to introduce the latest innovations that fix the ever-persistent, budget-draining, patient-endangering inefficiencies in healthcare, while capturing new markets and making more money.

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 09:03 am February 14, 2017
Consumerism is no longer a buzzword in healthcare, says Cerner President Zane Burke. As the industry continues to shift, providers should evaluate the care delivery process from the front-end to back-end to identify opportunities for improvement with the consumer in mind.
interoperability disruptive portal
By Chris Nerney 07:34 am February 14, 2017
Healthcare consultant and caregiver Max Stroud said patients need more than a portal because live interactions can uncover things technology alone cannot. 

Cerner President Zane Burke

By Zane Burke 01:30 pm February 13, 2017
The health IT industry is diligently working to understand and address the evolution of the healthcare consumer. But it is still a reactive response, rather than the proactive and strategic approach that's needed.

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