Mobile

Automated text messages, calls drop Eisenhower Health no-show rate from 8% to 2.3%

Eisenhower Health.

By Bill Siwicki 12:46 pm November 04, 2019
The California health system is projecting an annualized net income of more than $75,000 from using the technology. This could increase to more than $260,000.
Health systems upping investments in remote patient monitoring
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am November 04, 2019
Smartphones and tablets are among the mobile technologies in focus, which can be combined with telehealth video conferencing and healthcare wearables, as well as the deployment of electronic health record-based patient portals.
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am November 01, 2019
Data from the accelerometers allowed researchers to correctly rank the mortality risk using 30-40 percent more accuracy than when using data about smoking status or a patient's stroke or cancer history.
By Laura Lovett 09:53 am November 01, 2019
According to Google's blog post announcing the acquisition, we can expect to see more "Made by Google" wearables alongside Fitbit devices running Wear OS.
How clinical documentation improvement helped one hospital boost speed, efficiency

Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall.

By Bill Siwicki 01:16 pm October 29, 2019
At Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall, prior to the CDI technology, query responses took several days to three weeks. Now, the average response time is 1.4 days. And within the hospital, there are responses within minutes.
By Mike Miliard 03:42 pm October 23, 2019
They'll create and update new standards, profiles and implementation guides, helping to transition to more modern APIs that make it easier to  exchange data securely via smartphone.
Woman on scale
By Laura Lovett 04:11 pm October 16, 2019
At this year’s Connected Health conference in Boston, Sherry Pagoto, director of the UConn Center for mHealth and Social Media, discussed the social and skill set barriers to weight loss.
By Mike Miliard 03:07 pm October 14, 2019
The pioneering CIO and longtime health IT evangelist, now Harvard's globe-trotting International Healthcare Innovation Professor, talks about what's next in emerging trends – and offers travel tips learned from 400,000 air miles each year.
By Bill Siwicki 11:40 am October 11, 2019
Margaret Laws, president and CEO of the social innovation lab, offers a preview of her keynote address at the upcoming HIMSS Connected Health Conference, discussing the kinds of tools these young people want – and healthcare organizations would be wise to adopt.
By Nathan Eddy 11:27 am October 11, 2019
Healthcare providers hoping to maintain competitive advantage should keep digital patient experience top-of-mind, as tech-savvy consumers have shown they'll go elsewhere for a better one.

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