Patient Engagement

Chanin Wendling
By Erin McCann 06:59 am September 22, 2015
Looking to move forward with a patient engagement initiative? Best to talk with the folks who have been ahead of the game for some time. Geisinger Health System's Chanin Wendling is one of those people.
By Eric Wicklund 01:27 pm September 18, 2015
The latest mHealth innovation may also be the most cuddly.
Questions
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 10:57 am September 18, 2015
In health IT, the lingo is continuously evolving and stakeholders don't necessarily agree on a single definition for each term. Sometimes these new terms even just describe older concepts. Little wonder, our columnist writes, that providers sometimes feel in the dark.
US Capitol
By Bernie Monegain 10:44 am September 17, 2015
Eric Dishman made his way up to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify about just how critical -- a matter of life or death -- access to personal health information can be.
Hilo Surgical Associates
By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am September 16, 2015
Hilo Medical Center of Hilo, Hawaii, has been named a 2015 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award recipient, recognizing its work in improving patient care and outcomes.
Doc and patient with tablet
By Eric Wicklund 10:36 am September 15, 2015
Will Apple's new iPad design, meant to be the new "PC replacement" appeal to the healthcare crowd? The jury is still out.
Analytics
By Sheetal Sawardekar 09:19 am September 14, 2015
With the increasing adoption of data analytics, providers, health plans and ACOs are quickly transitioning toward a coordinated, integrated and value-based care delivery ecosystem. That's not always an easy task.
IBM Watson
By Eric Wicklund 10:31 am September 10, 2015
Big Blue continues building on its supercomputer with tools that with Apple, pilot projects and new deals to advance the platform for entrepreneurs and healthcare providers.
Patient and doctor with tablet
By Eric Wicklund 10:08 am September 10, 2015
Kyra Bobinet, MD, says a doctor can look at all the vital signs, test results, images and assorted assorted other EMR data and still have no idea how to treat a patient. "That's not real life," she says. "That's not how to care for people."
Patient using portal
By Bernie Monegain 10:29 am September 09, 2015
Patient engagement just got a boost with GetWellNetwork's acquisition of San Diego-based Skylight Healthcare Systems. Both companies describe themselves as early pioneers in interactive patient care.

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