Patient Engagement

patient-centric care
By Jessica Davis 01:28 pm September 26, 2017
Lisa Stump opens up on how she directed a successful Epic rollout while driving population health and patient engagement strategies.
Smartphones for managing depression

A report in World Psychiatry, the journal of the World Psychiatric Association, found that smartphone apps can help people with milder symptoms.

By Tom Sullivan 10:47 am September 25, 2017
Apps can help certain patients but there are considerations doctors and hospitals should understand from the onset, research suggests.
hospital investments and innovation
By Tom Sullivan 10:56 am September 21, 2017
AHA says nearly three-quarters of large healthcare organizations have either built an innovation center or have plans to do so soon.
Doximity Dialer integrates with Epic’s Haiku app
By Bernie Monegain 10:22 am September 20, 2017
Network of more than half million physicians and clinicians can also access their patients’ records through iOS devices.
Doctella app

Doctella provides preloaded clinical templates to customize the app.

By Mike Miliard 02:53 pm September 19, 2017
Doctella gives hospitals, practices and insurers templates to create customized apps that might otherwise cost more than $500,000 and require teams of developers.
From science fiction to real world: Emerging technologies poised to disrupt healthcare
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By Axway 09:04 am September 19, 2017
Create an environment where the patient data emanating from mobile devices can be easily and securely accessed and shared
Epic MyChart

The Mayo Clinic wants to share the symptom assessment tool with other healthcare providers to help patients.

By Bernie Monegain 02:50 pm September 18, 2017
Patients can use the feature to learn about symptoms and in certain cases read recommendations about self-care, Mayo said.
telehealth House bill

The Texas Army National Guard moves through flooded Houston streets from Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Army photo

By Mike Miliard 02:19 pm September 18, 2017
Thousands of people in Florida and Texas have made use of remote consults offered by Nemours and others.
Blockchain in healthcare

Blockchain, if deployed wisely, could underpin an array of new innovations that could help reduce costs, enable efficiency, protect privacy and spur interoperability.

By Mike Miliard 10:26 am September 18, 2017
By giving patients control over their data, the technology could enable better privacy protections, more efficiency and easier information exchange.
Amazon Alexa with first-aid skill

Mayo’s first aid skill runs on Amazon’s Echo, Echo Dot and Tap.

By Tom Sullivan 02:17 pm September 15, 2017
Users can ask Amazon devices basic questions and listen to answers based on Mayo Clinic advice and information.

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