Patient Engagement

Tufts Medical Center
By Jessica Davis 03:08 pm December 10, 2015
Tufts Medical Center has announced a plan to bring virtual reality to patient care, giving prospective patients a detailed view of the pre-procedural process, complete with a 360-degree view of the medical facility and staff.
Stethoscope on keyboard
By Jessica Davis 10:46 am December 10, 2015
The constant for 2016 will be a rise in patient engagement in HIEs, along with a drastic increase in security measures to prevent breaches, as the healthcare industry moves toward a more patient-centered mission.
Puzzle piece
By Tom Sullivan 08:25 am December 10, 2015
The population health management vendor announced an open platform for tying together multiple data sources for predictive modeling.
DNA
By Jessica Davis 10:40 am December 09, 2015
Putting population health into practice has been challenging for many institutions, as all data is based on 'basic determinants.' Success will be based on new technologies, like genomic and real-time data, as institutions move toward community-based models.
Trophy
By Jessica Davis 10:53 am December 08, 2015
HealthNet, Indiana's largest federally-qualified health center, has been selected as a 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award recipient, while HIMSS Analytics has honored 76 Hattiesburg clinics in Mississippi for attaining Stage 7 on it Ambulatory EMRAM.
Piggy bank
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am December 07, 2015
MD Revolution has completed a $23 million financing round, co-led by Chicago-based Jump Capital and a leading global healthcare technology company.
doctor at computer
By Jessica Davis 10:21 am December 07, 2015
CMS announced the first mandatory test of shared-risk, outcomes-based payment model and the first initiative to make hospitals financially-responsible for patient recovery, 90-days after a knee or hip replacement surgery; it goes into effect April 2016.
population health
By Skip Snow 09:50 am December 07, 2015
John Showalter, MD, is chief health information officer at the University of Mississippi. He spoke to Healthcare IT News about the ways "dirty data" can still help with population health, the criticality of patient engagement and how analytics are "the antibiotics of our time."
Error screen
By Jessica Davis 10:57 am December 01, 2015
Health IT is moving toward a consumer engagement focus to fuel population health. But despite a growing patient demand for electronic access to personal health records, technical and political barriers often limit the amount, value and accessibility of data.
Doctor using laptop
By Jeff Lagasse 05:39 am December 01, 2015
In a deal that will have implications for rural and community hospitals as well as the post-acute care market, Computer Programs and Systems announced Nov. 25 that it would acquire rival Healthland Holding and its affiliates for $250 million.

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