Patient Engagement

Woman with smartphone
By Jessica Davis 11:01 am November 09, 2015
Consumers want health apps to do more for their lives, to "more accurately communicate and monitor their health." But product sophistication and an accurate understanding of consumer profiles limit capability.
Small fish big fish
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 09:40 am November 09, 2015
There used to be a certain prestige when it came to big things: big cars, big computers and big hair were often a source of envy. And, by gosh, who didn't want a Big Wheel? Today, we covet the small and personal.
Depression
By Jessica Davis 10:31 am November 06, 2015
Genetic factors increase the chances for the development of PTSD. A crucial advanced prediction tool for those at risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorders is the driving force behind a new Geisinger study.
Doctor with family
By Jessica Davis 10:40 am November 05, 2015
Hospitals are seeing a growing need to improve population health by putting a face to data. However, the Humanizing Efficiency in Healthcare study revealed many health systems still struggle to align quality, safety and experience strategies.
Medications
By Jessica Davis 03:32 pm November 03, 2015
Online access to doctors' notes is directly linked to medication adherence in patients, a recent two-year Geisinger Health System study shows. It's billed as the first large-scale study to reveal how physician notes affect patients' prescription-taking practices.
Fireworks
By Bernie Monegain 10:30 am November 02, 2015
There's nothing like a developer event to get the crowd fired up. At least that's how the hosts and the keynote speaker at the FHIRWorks' event at the Epic campus last week described it.
Girish Navani
By Bernie Monegain 06:38 am November 02, 2015
Ambulatory EHR company eClinicalWorks is entering the European market with an office in London and expansion of its global footprint with Specsavers, its first United Kingdom customer.
United Regional Health Care System
By Eric Wicklund 02:45 am November 02, 2015
At the United Regional Health Care System in Wichita Falls, Texas, IT is too big for just one department.
Lake Region Healthcare
By Jack McCarthy 10:59 pm November 01, 2015
At Lake Region Healthcare, in Fergus Falls, Minn., the IT department is finding success with the help of several nurses acting as IT staff clinical analysts.
Fort Memorial Hospital
By Jack McCarthy 10:58 pm November 01, 2015
Fort Memorial Hospital, in Fort Atkinson, Wis., is achieving efficiencies and improvements in its IT development by looking to an IT outsource leader. The hospital uses the services of Cerner Corp., a global supplier of health information technology.

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