Patient Engagement

Social media smartphone
By Scott Tharler 07:04 am January 12, 2016
Participants in the influential group of health IT socializers share their best advice and insights about harnessing the power of social networks.
Lancaster Regional Medical Center
By Jessica Davis 11:21 am January 04, 2016
Lancaster Regional Medical Center said it has seen big drops in readmissions and emergency room returns, with the Pennsylvania hospital giving much of the credit to a referral management platform from par8o.
Newspapers
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am December 31, 2015
In 2015, heath IT got BIG: Big data. Big data breaches. Big EHR contracts. Big M&A deals. Big anticipation about ICD-10. Big plans for (and frustrations with) meaningful use. Big fears about cybersecurity. Big hopes for the future of connected care and population health.
America
By Bernie Monegain 09:46 am December 31, 2015
The Commonwealth Fund has released "Aiming Higher," its 2015 scorecard measuring the performance of health systems state by state.
Telehealth
By Mike Miliard 10:32 am December 30, 2015
Meridian Health, the New Jersey health system, will launch telehealth services in early 2016 and has enlisted Lewisville, Texas-based Teladoc for round-the-clock access to its network of licensed physicians.
money piles
By Bernie Monegain 09:14 am December 29, 2015
Evariant, which offers a CRM platform for healthcare providers, raised $42.3 million in a Series C round of financing. Goldman Sachs led the funding.
Email icon
By Jessica Davis 09:15 am December 22, 2015
One-third of chronic condition patients who exchanged emails with their care providers said the communication improved their care, a recent Kaiser Permanente study published in The American Journal of Managed Care shows.
Busy hospital
By Mike Miliard 11:43 am December 21, 2015
Population health was all the buzz at HIMSS15 in Chicago this past spring, and it will surely be among the hottest of topics when HIMSS16 kicks off in Las Vegas this coming February. It was also, not surprisingly, among the most popular story subjects on Healthcare IT News. Here were the 10 most-read stories on the topic of 2015.
Telehealth
By Jessica Davis 10:13 am December 21, 2015
Demand and technological capabilities are driving change, Cathy Riesenwitz, a researcher with software firm Capterra, told Healthcare IT News.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
By Bernie Monegain 09:38 am December 21, 2015
The Verona, Wisconsin-based EHR giant will provide Vanderbilt University Medical Center with clinical, administrative and billing software and also MyChart, Epic's patient portal.

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