Patient Engagement

workplace wellness

On Monday, a panel at the Personal Connected Health Alliance’s Innovation Leaders Summit at HIMSS18 shared their ideas about how wearable technology is leading to record engagement and motivation for employee populations.

By Jonah Comstock 01:40 pm March 07, 2018
Leaders from UnitedHealthcare, Fitbit and Castlight agree that wearable technology is having a dramatic effect on employee motivation.
Patient engagement vendors at HIMSS18
By Bill Siwicki 01:01 pm March 07, 2018
Docent Health and mPulse Mobile team, Fujitsu America debuts a cloud-based platform, and Wellpepper to disseminate Mayo Clinic care plans.
ONC chief Donald Rucker
By Mike Miliard 11:28 am March 07, 2018
The National Coordinator explains how ONC is approaching 21st Century Cures, TEFCA, info blocking, EHR usability, the power of smartphones to drive interoperability and more.
patient engagement technology

A panel of experts at the HIMSS18 Patient Engagement & Experience Summit on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 11:19 am March 06, 2018
There's no shortage of patient portals, mobile apps and chatbots out there, but too often, health systems haven't deployed them in any meaningful way, expert says.
Healthcare CIOs
By Bernie Monegain 06:12 pm March 05, 2018
You can also add cybersecurity, innovation, machine learning, agile and more to that list, CIOs say at HIMSS18 forum.
Healthcare is moving from episodic to ‘life-based care’

Judy Murphy, chief nursing officer at IBM, speaking at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas on Monday.

By Dave Muoio 03:54 pm March 05, 2018
With predictive and cognitive technologies advancing, reaching patients outside of care settings is only going to get more important.
Digital and Personal Connected Health

David Asch, MD, executive director at Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation, speaking at the Digital and Personal Connected Health conference Monday at HIMSS18.

By Jonah Comstock 03:27 pm March 05, 2018
Speakers at the Digital and Personal Connected Health say a research-like approach is key in finding new ways to solve problems.
Uber Health transportation app
By Susan Morse 11:07 am March 02, 2018
Uber ups its competition with Lyft in gaining provider partnerships in the medical transport business.
personal genomics
By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm March 01, 2018
Helix has closed a $200 million financing round and said it plans to expand its personal genomics marketplace to accelerate consumer adoption of genomics.
digital whiteboards Fitbit tracking
By Bill Siwicki 10:01 am March 01, 2018
It's all part of providing the best experience possible while improving care and gaining efficiencies, officials from the patient engagement company say.

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