Patient Engagement

Sutter uses Lyft to help patients

Sutter offers patients, with documented needs, access to the Lyft transportation to get to appointments. Photo via Flickr

By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am August 30, 2017
Sutter seeks to solve access issues with the ride-hailing service. And patients do not need the app or even a smartphone.
HIMSS Pop Health Forum
By Bernie Monegain 10:10 am August 30, 2017
Speakers at the upcoming Pop Health Forum will share insights about engaging patients, both on-site and virtually. 
Twitter engineer Nandini Ramani

Nandini Ramani is charged with scaling and strengthening the Outcome Health’s technology platform along with its custom-made tablets.

By Bernie Monegain 01:35 pm August 28, 2017
Dubbed one of the sharpest engineers today, Nandini Ramani is charged with building up the company’s patient engagement tech.
hospital EHR deployments

While 80.5 percent of hospitals have installed at least a basic EHR system, researchers said that just 37.5 percent of hospitals have adopted at least eight of 10 components measuring EHR use for performance measurement.

By Mike Miliard 01:18 pm August 28, 2017
Small, rural and safety-net organizations could do better using their IT systems for performance management and patient engagement, new JAMIA study shows.
Karen DeSalvo Public Health 3.0

Karen DeSalvo, MD, is the former National Coordinator for Health IT.

By Mike Miliard 02:11 pm August 23, 2017
The former national coordinator says addressing social determinants is critical to the success of value-based care and that big infrastructure investment will enable localized approaches to public health.
population health Higi

A Higi kiosk station is set up in a retail store to help people monitor their health.

By Bill Siwicki 10:42 am August 22, 2017
Partnership hopes to incorporate genomic data to foster precision medicine, improve care.
Sponsored by
By Change Healthcare 07:22 am August 21, 2017
Every contact deserves a human response from a knowledgeable representative who truly cares about patients’ wellbeing.
doctors and EHRs

Carolinas Medical Center

By Bernie Monegain 11:50 am August 18, 2017
Amid the uproar about how hard electronic health records can be to use, a small contingency of doctors are saying the software has made them much better caregivers.
Ascension partners with tech accelerator
By Bill Siwicki 03:58 pm August 17, 2017
The largest nonprofit health system in the U.S. is working to establish a pipeline of early-stage innovators.
By Bernie Monegain 02:25 pm August 10, 2017
The EHR maker, fresh off a major deal with McKesson, exchanged its ownership interest in NantHealth.

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