Patient portals

Man with smartphone
By Sherree Geyer 07:24 am July 15, 2015
Cleveland Clinic and other health systems are putting a priority on smartphone apps that can help reduce preventable readmissions "through improved patient education, follow up, communication and care coordination."
data transfer
By Tom Sullivan 10:35 am July 08, 2015
ICD-10 Charts unveiled a new suite of products designed to help small and mid-size providers convert to and prepare for ICD-10.
Lightbulb and stethoscope
By Mike Miliard 10:36 am June 26, 2015
Fostering innovation "is critical to effectively addressing the challenges of today and delivering for those we serve," said Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell this week, upon announcing seven winners of the 2015 HHS Innovates Awards.
Telemedicine
By Kaiser Health News 02:22 pm June 24, 2015
Telemedicine can be "so easy." For Medicare patients, it’s also incredibly rare. Nearly 20 years after such videoconferencing technology has been available for health services, fewer than 1 percent of Medicare beneficiaries use it.
Health data icons
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 09:11 am June 12, 2015
"We the people want easy, electronic access to our health information." That's the goal of Get My Health Data, the new patient advocacy effort launched by former ONC chief Farzad Mostashari, MD. But what does that mean in practice? Our columnist tries to find out.
Cologne
By Mike Miliard 09:23 am June 09, 2015
Accountable care and care continuity are not the same thing, but they have a whole lot in common. And the former pretty much depends on the latter. In Europe, much more than in the U.S., "they're very attuned to continuity of care."
Stethoscope and money
By Mike Miliard 10:46 am June 05, 2015
New research from Accenture projects that digital health tools will save the U.S. healthcare industry more than $100 billion over the next four years. It also predicts that FDA approval of such technologies will triple by the end of 2018.
Illustration of people with arrow
By Mike Miliard 10:33 am June 03, 2015
As they make analytics inroads and arrive at tangible, transformative clinical and financial discoveries, many healthcare organizations are showing that C&BI is more about people and process than it is about technology.
target
By Erin McCann 06:10 pm June 02, 2015
Take it from someone who's spent 41 years of his career as a mathematician, cryptographer and technical director at the U.S. National Security Agency: Healthcare is hugely vulnerable to cybercrime, and that's a fact providers need to quickly come to terms with.
Hunterdon Healthcare System
By Mike Miliard 11:18 am May 22, 2015
At Hunterdon Healthcare System, patient engagement is an all-hands-on-deck project, says its chief medical information officer. A new engagement tool will help clinicians get better insight into patients as they move across care settings, he says.

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