Patient Engagement

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By Zachary Landman, MD 11:46 am September 26, 2013
The term “patient engagement” returns 565,000 Google search results in less than four-tenths of a second. In contrast, the term “physician engagement” returns roughly one tenth of the total number of results and most are related to hospital or healthcare management practices.
By Bradley Waugh 08:54 am August 21, 2013
Increasingly, consumers and payers are looking at quality of care, making traditional enterprise-centric care delivery models incomplete.
By Gary Hamilton 09:00 am July 16, 2013
Despite many healthcare organizations employing patient portals, the portal remains an underutilized resource. This low rate of adoption may stem, at least in part, from first-generation solutions developed in years past that offer little more than a website for patients and providers to communicate.
By Charlie Jarvis 09:09 am May 21, 2013
In the “computer world” in which we live today, patients are using technology to address their healthcare needs in ways that we have never seen before.
By Lee Farabaugh 10:35 am April 30, 2013
As the healthcare environment continues to evolve, many healthcare executives feel the pressure to quickly roll out solutions and applications to support emerging delivery and payment models, as well as meet the unique needs of diverse end users.
By Charlie Jarvis 11:53 am April 02, 2013
Healthcare organizations around the country have been working diligently to implement electronic health record technology and attest for meaningful use -- the federal government’s standards that allow eligible providers and hospitals to earn incentive payments if they meet specific criteria.
By Jennifer Dennard 03:33 pm August 24, 2012
All together now, dear readers – repeat after me: Rock Health. Blueprint Health. Health Box. Have I missed any? Healthcare start up/incubator/accelerator programs – call them what you will – are popping up everywhere these days.
By Brian Ahier 09:15 am April 17, 2012
The proposed rule for Stage 2 Meaningful Use has a strong emphasis on patient engagement. This is certainly a good thing, and I am very glad to see the focus put on this area.

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