Patient Engagement

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By InterSystems 10:10 am December 20, 2016
While patient engagement is grabbing plenty of headlines, leaders need to know what’s really happening on the frontlines.
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By InterSystems 09:49 am December 20, 2016
Dave deBronkart beat stage IV kidney cancer in 2007 by taking an active role in his own health. As a result, he realized how powerful and life-saving patient engagement can be. Since then, he has authored the book, Let Patients Help! A Patient Engagement Handbook, and delivered speeches on the topic at conferences around the world.
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Ramon Quesada, MD, said the absorbable stent can heal an artery so it pulses naturally. 

By Bernie Monegain 09:15 am December 20, 2016
The hospital’s Vascular Institute is among the first in the country to employ the treatment, listed by the Cleveland Clinic as one of the top medical innovations in 2017.
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By Tom Sullivan 05:19 pm December 12, 2016
Speakers at the Connected Health Conference tackled a central theme in healthcare today: Why isn’t patient engagement catching on more quickly in the real world?
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By Tom Sullivan 04:07 pm December 12, 2016
The connectivity service tool is one healthcare organizations can use to build voice assistants that aid patients in their homes.

IBM and Rice University are developing a robot called IBM MERA to help aging populations. (Photo: Jack Plunkett/Feature Photo Service for IBM)

By Bernie Monegain 11:26 am December 12, 2016
'Aging in place' initiative in Austin, Texas, explores ways to approach eldercare, while in Italy IBM teams up with Sole Cooperative to study how Internet of Things might improve senior housing.
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By John Andrews 07:47 am December 12, 2016
Another benefit of the initiative? It enabled the health system’s IT shop to connect the dots and create a better patient experience. 
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By Jack McCarthy 07:23 am December 09, 2016
The New York healthcare provider will use the software to enable clinicians to connect with patients via mobile devices. 
By Jessica Davis 08:29 am December 02, 2016
HIMSS and UPMC chief innovation officer Rasu Shrestha, MD will tackle some of the biggest questions facing healthcare as the industry moves into more connected care during a tweetchat on Dec. 15.
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By Mike Miliard 01:41 pm November 29, 2016
Launching a patient portal is only step one, says HIMSS17 expert Jan Oldenburg. Empowering patients with the skills and technology to become partners in their own health takes much more than that. 

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