Patient Engagement

By Tom Sullivan 01:54 pm October 20, 2017
Healthcare organizations must understand these elements of digital transformation today to succeed at DX in the near future.
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Valley Health Center in downtown San Jose, California. Photo via Google Maps

By Tom Sullivan 11:18 am October 20, 2017
The hospital uses its EHR, analytics and associated IT to foster communications between departments, decrease visits and shorten wait times.  
Pfizer LivingWith

A screen snap of the LivingWith app.

By Jonah Comstock 02:48 pm October 19, 2017
After the successful smoking cessation app, Quitter's Circle, Pfizer's new app hopes to help cancer patients.
Zika risk
By Tom Sullivan 12:33 pm October 18, 2017
New software hints at the potential to better understand and avoid adverse health events by tapping into weather data.

Rasu Shrestha, MD, chief innovation officer at UPMC and executive vice president at UPMC Enterprises, discusses how innovation can drive connected-health initiatives.

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By Lenovo Health 09:43 am October 18, 2017
While it’s difficult to predict what will happen next in Washington, there is certainty around one thing. The industry needs to “move from volume to value-based care. Everyone is on the same page about that,” said Jeff Coughlin, senior director of federal and state affairs at HIMSS.
Northwell Health and Amazon Alexa
By Dave Muoio 03:56 pm October 17, 2017
A new skill for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant will direct New York patients to convenient emergency and urgent care locations with the shortest waits.
Allscripts and Zocdoc
By Bill Siwicki 01:03 pm October 17, 2017
Through the EHR vendor’s developer program, Zocdoc connects with Allscripts’ clinical scheduling software.

Pine Rest Campus Clinic in Grand Rapids. Photo via

By Bernie Monegain 02:39 pm October 16, 2017
Goal is to give patients access to their clinical and behavioral info through MyChart, Epic’s patient portal.
Predictive analytics in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:29 am October 16, 2017
Using big data to find incidents of medication nonadherence – and using it to tailor patient interventions  – is a key component to population health, says Harvard's Niteesh Choudhry.
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By Change Healthcare 08:23 am October 16, 2017
Most organizations take an administrative approach to managing denials. Maybe that’s why they’re not collecting as much as they should.

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