Patient Engagement

Patient using laptop
By Sherree Geyer 06:00 am September 09, 2015
Kaiser Permanente engages 45 percent of its more than 9 million members through online portals, which offer EHR access and secure physician-patient email. But not all providers are able to demonstrate such healthy numbers.
DNA
By Bernie Monegain 09:27 am September 08, 2015
Two Geisinger researchers, leading a large team of investigators, have been awarded more than $3.5 million as part of a national effort to better understand the genetic basis of disease. The research is aimed at tailoring medical based on patients' genetic makeup.
Passing the baton
By Mike Miliard 12:52 pm September 04, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has handed the baton to the Office of Management and Budget, as the rules for Stage 3 meaningful use and the modifications to Stage 2 inch closer to finalization.
BlackBerry
By Eric Wicklund 11:10 am September 04, 2015
The company continued its shopping spree on Friday, scooping up another security-centric vendor, in hopes of moving into healthcare and other regulated vertical markets.
Young patient with smartphone
By Eric Wicklund 07:58 am September 04, 2015
The Care Beyond Walls and Wires pilot empowers patients with smartphone and biometric devices and, in turn, yields impressive results for the hospital network.
Analytics
By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 02, 2015
With an eye on patient relationship management and 'precision healthcare' the cloud-based CRM stalwart released a set of services to offer a comprehensive view of health data.
Mayo Clinic
By Tom Sullivan 11:57 am September 01, 2015
Education and credentials aim to equip providers with practical competency and ultimately help them understand how social media tools can improve care delivery.
CVS
By Bernie Monegain 10:44 am August 27, 2015
CVS is working with three telehealth companies -- American Well, Doctor On Demand and Teladoc -- on how, together with pharmacies, they might expand and improve patient care.
Palm reading
By Mike Miliard 06:34 am August 26, 2015
Offering a novel approach to a complex security challenge, Imprivata on Tuesday introduced PatientSecure, a patient identification platform that uses palm vein biometrics to link patients with their EHRs.
Woman with wearable tech
By Bernie Monegain 11:00 am August 25, 2015
Novant Health patients soon will be able to share data from their fitness tracker with their doctor through the health system's electronic patient portal, MyChart.

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