Patient Engagement

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By Eric Wicklund 10:40 am August 05, 2015
Research determined that medication management via text or instant message may be the patient engagement tool doctors need to help people with chronic conditions at home.
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By Bernie Monegain 07:40 am July 30, 2015
CVS Health, with 7,800 pharmacies and more than 1,000 medical clinics, and Watson, IBM's cognitive computing platform, are joining forces on a project that aims to tackle chronic conditions before they even take hold.
NewYork-Presbyterian
By Bernie Monegain 09:43 am July 24, 2015
NewYork-Presbyterian, one of the top academic medical centers in the country, will use athenathealth's cloud-based models for clinical integration, care coordination and population health management.
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By Erin McCann 11:05 am July 22, 2015
When it comes to EHRs, many docs are more frustrated than ever. And they let that be known Monday at an American Medical Association Town Hall, bringing their EHR challenges and experiences to the fore.
Depression
By Erin McCann 10:55 am July 16, 2015
Feeling down? Your smartphone will most likely know before you or your doctors do, after a recent study showed promise for an mHealth app that detects depression and monitors at-risk populations.
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By Sherree Geyer 07:24 am July 15, 2015
Cleveland Clinic and other health systems are putting a priority on smartphone apps that can help reduce preventable readmissions "through improved patient education, follow up, communication and care coordination."
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By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 09:47 am July 14, 2015
Maybe a "doctor knows best" attitude worked in Dr. Marcus Welby's day, but today we mere patients have vast resources available to us at our fingertips and can quickly gain a basic understanding of our medical conditions and treatment options.
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By Mike Miliard 09:39 pm July 10, 2015
Health information exchanges (pl. noun) have clearly gone through some transformative changes these past few years. So has health information exchange (verb). Both continue to be essential to the evolution of healthcare.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:46 am July 09, 2015
Health data security and patient engagement are the top concerns for the nation's IT-savvy hospitals, according to results of the 17th annual Health Care's Most Wired survey, released today by the American Hospital Association and CHIME.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:07 am July 02, 2015
In a July 1 letter, to the Senate HELP Committee group working on improving EHRs, CHIME highlights correct patient identification as a critical need for ensuring patient safety.

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