Patient Engagement

Money and tech
By Mike Miliard 11:12 am October 19, 2015
Over the next five years, U.S. health systems stand to lose a total of $305 billion from coordinated cyberattacks, according to Accenture. Even worse, their patients are at big financial risk themselves.
Person with Apple Watch
By Erin McCann 11:03 am October 19, 2015
What's quite possibly the biggest market opportunity in the digital health arena? As a new Rock Health report suggests: it's consumer engagement. And it's going to bring big things to healthcare.
Rocket
By Tom Sullivan 09:09 am October 19, 2015
There's little question that patient engagement is one of the most promising trends in healthcare today. The potential for cost-savings, personalized care and healthier populations is huge. But the industry has a way to go before reaching that Holy Grail.
10e TeleVisits
By Tom Sullivan 09:31 am October 16, 2015
The new cloud-based platform rolls together analytics, big data, population health, telehealth tools and data from wearables into what the company's CEO said will set expectations for next-gen EHRs.
CIO and doctors
By Bernie Monegain 06:20 am October 16, 2015
More than 600 CIOs at the CHIME15 Fall Forum were asked to consider happiness -- and how they might have more of it. They seemed to take to the concept that "joy fuels our potential."
Depression
By Mike Miliard 10:48 am October 15, 2015
We've heard often lately that for population health to truly live up to its promise, behavioral health data will need to be much better integrated into the care process. But in their current state, at least, EHRs still might not be the best tools to help.
Pam McNutt
By Bernie Monegain 06:31 am October 15, 2015
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, with its more than 1,700 members, gets down to work today at its CHIME15 Fall CIO Forum.
Doctor and patient
By Eric Wicklund 07:38 am October 14, 2015
Doctors need to listen to what their patients are saying and feeling -- and treat those additions to the electronic health record with the same value as any quality improvement program.
Patient and doctor with tablet
By Eric Wicklund 03:20 pm October 13, 2015
Despite all the buzzwords and shiny new objects, the technologies available are secondary factors when it comes to engaging patients and improving outcomes.
mHealth illustration
By Bernie Monegain 10:58 am October 13, 2015
Americans are increasing their use of technology to improve their health, navigate the health system and flex their shopping muscles, according to a new report from The Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.

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