Patient Engagement

People looking at laptop
By Mike Miliard 09:43 am July 02, 2015
As the summer dawns, we look back on the first six months of the year, highlighting the biggest stories -- from population health to ICD-10, meaningful use to privacy and security -- that had Healthcare IT News readers clicking, tweeting, liking, sharing and commenting.
Pop health
By Erin McCann 10:52 am June 29, 2015
The LGBTQ community is the focus of a new study that will tap Apple's clinical research platform as a tool to identify health disparities.
CVS MinuteClinic
By Mike Miliard 10:57 am June 26, 2015
CVS Health has partnered with four health systems nationwide to provide them patient prescription and visit information, securely sharing data through its Epic electronic health record system.
Aaron Martin
By Gus Venditto 10:01 am June 18, 2015
Aaron Martin did not have a healthcare background when he was hired by Providence Health & Services to be its senior vice president for strategy and innovation. He was fresh from eight years at Amazon.
close up on doctor using an EHR
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am June 17, 2015
Frustrated with poor functionality and usability, more and more buyers of electronic health records find themselves having second thoughts and replacing their existing systems, a new report shows.
Capitol building
By Bernie Monegain 11:00 am June 17, 2015
Several healthcare industry trade organizations are asking the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to make changes large and small to its proposed rule for meaningful use.
health apps
By Mike Miliard 10:35 am June 16, 2015
The Personal Connected Health Alliance and HIMSS are partnering with the Games for Health Project, aiming to help increase the role of mobile and personal health technology in care delivery by convening clinical IT innovators with gamers and game developers.
illustration of ocean waves
By Erin McCann 10:59 am June 15, 2015
In the 1990s, it was the Internet. In the early 2000s, it was about mobility. Now, it's the era of "living services," according to a new Accenture report, which sees healthcare soon providing a "new wave of transformative digital services."
Health data icons
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 09:11 am June 12, 2015
"We the people want easy, electronic access to our health information." That's the goal of Get My Health Data, the new patient advocacy effort launched by former ONC chief Farzad Mostashari, MD. But what does that mean in practice? Our columnist tries to find out.
Walgreens
By Erin McCann 10:58 am June 10, 2015
The nation's largest drugstore chain is set to expand its telehealth footprint, broadening its deployment of the MDLIVE platform and providing virtual doc visits to 25 states by year's end.

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