Patient Engagement

By John Andrews 10:30 am February 01, 2017
EHRs have become an integral part of healthcare delivery, but there is a sense that they aren't fulfilling their enormous potential as conduits for personal health information, patient diagnostics, point-of-care decision support and more.
patient experience Holy Redeemer
By Chris Nerney 07:05 am February 01, 2017
Christine Holt of Holy Redeemer Health System said that the entire patient experience paradigm must include an emotional connection that produces loyalty. 
Patient engagement hurdle Medscape
By Jessica Davis 07:08 am January 31, 2017
Christina Hoffman discusses common challenges and suggests that medical schools should teach students creative time management skills to use during patient encounters. 
Summit Medical athenahealth portal

Summit Medical Group CIO Paul Shenenberger said that customers are not merely asking for the portal anymore, they're demanding it. 

By Susan Morse 09:17 am January 30, 2017
The provider’s engagement success also enabled it to collect payments more quickly, streamline scheduling and improve patient satisfaction, CIO Paul Shenenberger said. 
Epic patient engagement HIMSS17
By Bernie Monegain 09:10 am January 30, 2017
The EHR vendor is also bringing the ‘Make More Money with Epic’ campaign, designed to highlight the value clients are reaping from Epic technology and how to replicate it.

Banner Health President and CEO Peter Fine

By Jessica Davis 10:23 am January 27, 2017
Arizona-based Banner Health and Royal Philips have extended their ongoing collaboration on connected health innovations with a 15-year agreement. They plan to determine how telehealth can improve care management for patients with chronic conditions.
Ricoh day patient data
By Tom Sullivan 09:14 am January 27, 2017
The vendor’s healthcare unit teams with InterSystems, LRS, Docuware and others in constructing a cloud-based system.
HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador
By Tom Sullivan 09:10 am January 27, 2017
The veteran chief medical officer on what he’s anticipating at HIMSS17, pet peeves and passions his social media followers don’t already know. 
population health shared risk
By Susan Morse 01:47 pm January 26, 2017
In the new world of shared-risk, some situations call for creative ways to treat patients that hospitals cannot code for but still yield cost-savings.
HIMSS ANI nursing informatics

The organizations chose Dana Alexander for her work advancing healthcare transformation with IT.

By Bill Siwicki 12:25 pm January 24, 2017
The immediate past chair of the North America HIMSS Board of Directors has contributed to nursing and healthcare through leadership roles as an advanced practice nurse, chief nursing officer and CEO.

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