Patient Engagement

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By Axway 08:01 am October 24, 2017
As healthcare organizations adapt to address a rise in healthcare consumerism, they must reimagine the customer experience.

Tom Scornavacca, senior medical director, population health at UMass Memorial Health Care, speaking in Boston on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 02:40 pm October 23, 2017
UMass Memorial exec says getting providers on board is a good first step, but workflow adjustments, a data-driven culture and coordination with community resources will deliver results.
HIMSS Patient Engagement & Experience Summit
By Healthcare IT News 11:58 am October 23, 2017
HIMSS is accepting speaker proposals for the Patient Engagement & Experience Summit in Las Vegas on March 5.
By Tom Sullivan 01:54 pm October 20, 2017
Healthcare organizations must understand these elements of digital transformation today to succeed at DX in the near future.
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Valley Health Center in downtown San Jose, California. Photo via Google Maps

By Tom Sullivan 11:18 am October 20, 2017
The hospital uses its EHR, analytics and associated IT to foster communications between departments, decrease visits and shorten wait times.  
Pfizer LivingWith

A screen snap of the LivingWith app.

By Jonah Comstock 02:48 pm October 19, 2017
After the successful smoking cessation app, Quitter's Circle, Pfizer's new app hopes to help cancer patients.
Zika risk
By Tom Sullivan 12:33 pm October 18, 2017
New software hints at the potential to better understand and avoid adverse health events by tapping into weather data.

Rasu Shrestha, MD, chief innovation officer at UPMC and executive vice president at UPMC Enterprises, discusses how innovation can drive connected-health initiatives.

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By Lenovo Health 09:43 am October 18, 2017
While it’s difficult to predict what will happen next in Washington, there is certainty around one thing. The industry needs to “move from volume to value-based care. Everyone is on the same page about that,” said Jeff Coughlin, senior director of federal and state affairs at HIMSS.
Northwell Health and Amazon Alexa
By Dave Muoio 03:56 pm October 17, 2017
A new skill for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant will direct New York patients to convenient emergency and urgent care locations with the shortest waits.
Allscripts and Zocdoc
By Bill Siwicki 01:03 pm October 17, 2017
Through the EHR vendor’s developer program, Zocdoc connects with Allscripts’ clinical scheduling software.

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