Mobile

Person using a mobile health app.
By Leontina Postelnicu 01:14 pm May 31, 2018
With one in four people lacking the skills to use digital tools effectively, NHS Digital is trying to raise awareness around the importance of addressing exclusion levels.
Text-based tool reduces patient no-shows
By Bill Siwicki 09:43 am May 31, 2018
Riverside Medical Clinic's no-show rate was 10 percent just after the platform go-live – it was 3 percent just a month later, clearly suggesting a patient preference for texting over phone calls.
Next-gen patient engagement
By Bill Siwicki 08:08 am May 25, 2018
Hospitals are shaping always-on consumer experiences with cutting-edge digital health tools to access care.
UPMC remote patient monitoring
By Bill Siwicki 01:45 pm May 24, 2018
Its clinical use of remote monitoring is focused on congestive heart failure, advanced illness care, tobacco treatment services and inflammatory bowel diseases.
Precision medicine panel of experts speaking at HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.
By Tom Sullivan 10:45 am May 22, 2018
That burdens hospitals with the responsibility to ensure affordability, access and ethics to avoid making a broken healthcare system even worse.
Hospital taps iPad-based language interpretation
By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm May 21, 2018
Southcoast Health shows how video-based interpretation is improving patient engagement and experience, and allaying the fears of patients with limited English proficiency.
next generation EHRs on mobile
By Bill Siwicki 08:51 am May 21, 2018
EHRs will feature automation analytics, telemedicine, genomics and more in the not-too-distant future.
post-op recovery app for patients used by hospitals
By Bill Siwicki 02:54 pm May 16, 2018
Crittenton Hospital Medical Center's new workflow includes a customized app for surgical patients who don’t have easy access to physicians.
KLAS report about Apple Health Records
By Bernie Monegain 03:59 pm May 11, 2018
With 39 hospitals using the health record in an iPhone and many changes predicted for the future of EHRs, here’s a look at what first movers have found.
hospital doctor talking to patient with EHR tablet
By Tom Sullivan 10:08 am May 11, 2018
EHRs in app stores, a new type of supply chain and interoperability’s need for new expertise are on the horizon.

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