Patient Engagement

educating patients

In a new study of more than 400 participants, patient educators will provide education information through bedside laptops instead of printed materials in hopes of better engaging patients.

By Dave Muoio 10:26 am February 14, 2018
Researchers are investigating whether giving patients consumer-friendly digital tools can help improve adherence to lower readmissions, and they’ll share the results at HIMSS18.
CXO in healthcare

University of Chicago Medicine CXO Susan Murphy will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 7. 

By Jessica Davis 10:14 am February 14, 2018
University of Chicago Medicine Chief Experience and Innovation Officer dives into her role and how it can be used to improve patient experiences, engage employees and fuel patient engagement.
consumerism in healthcare

Preston Gee is the Vice President of strategic marketing at Christus Health and will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 7.

By Jonah Comstock 09:14 am February 14, 2018
While consumerism and retail concepts like customer satisfaction are nothing new to other industries, healthcare has some catching up to do.
patient generated health data

Ajay Mittal, associate director of IT at the American College of Cardiology, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Laura Lovett 03:32 pm February 13, 2018
The trickiest part is getting people to keep using the devices, even six months is a challenge.
FDA decision support guidance
By Mike Miliard 01:27 pm February 07, 2018
The informatics group says that with big innovation on the horizon it still sees ongoing confusion among developers and clinicians over which CDS and PDS software is considered a "device" and which isn't.
patient-centered care
By Bernie Monegain 03:25 pm February 06, 2018
But building the new model of care plans is a difficult task, Mass General geriatrician Terry O’Malley says.
patient engagement

Geeta Nayyar, MD, the chief healthcare innovation officer for Femwell Group Health and TopLine MD TV host.

By Jessica Davis 09:36 am February 06, 2018
Femwell Group Health Chief Healthcare Innovation Officer Geeta Nayyar explains why it’s important to make sure women have a seat at the table when making strategic tech decisions about patient engagement and other trends.
EHR alerts

By integrating information from the EHR with a drug knowledge database, the workflow change can reduce nuisance alerts.

By Bernie Monegain 01:51 pm February 05, 2018
A consolidated architecture that combines patient data EHR with medication information could enable more informative and actionable medication alert systems, Charlie Hart says.

University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Credit: Google Maps

By Jeff Lagasse 01:12 pm February 05, 2018
Chris Mitchell, a business intelligence developer at the University of Virginia Medical Center, will explore the topic in-depth during the HIMSS18 conference in Las Vegas in March.
patient data access
By Mike Miliard 09:55 am February 05, 2018
The increase in patient engagement efforts in recent years has caused some basic rethinking of long-held assumptions about how to foster wellness. Technology is a big must-have, of course. But what about the ownership of data?

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