Patient Engagement

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By Kat Jercich 12:17 pm April 19, 2021
The product, called Optum Virtual Care, is aimed at integrating in-person care, telehealth, home care and behavioral care, company leaders said on an earnings call this past week.
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By Bill Siwicki 11:48 am April 16, 2021
More than 75% were in remission after 90 days at the Southern California health system, which expanded its use to help combat mental health issues caused by COVID-19.
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By Tammy Lovell 10:09 am April 15, 2021
European Council says the vaccine passports should not be a precondition to exercise free movement rights.
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By Thiru Gunasegaran 02:30 am April 15, 2021
The report includes data from hospitals in Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand.
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By Kat Jercich 09:14 am April 14, 2021
The software titan is recruiting users to weigh in on how they want to interact with their own medical data, a report says.
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By Kat Jercich 09:04 am April 12, 2021
An expert from Google Health UK weighs in on the potential benefits of machine learning in healthcare – and the challenges that remain to realizing those benefits.
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By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm April 09, 2021
The Vaccination Credential Initiative is planning to finalize two implementation guides in April, and expects to start integrating the SMART Health Cards spec into an array of consumer-facing apps and systems in May.
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By Bill Siwicki 12:15 pm April 09, 2021
These are some critical lessons chief information officers at Cleveland Clinic, Einstein Healthcare and other organizations have learned the past year, they say, in the newest installment of our feature series.
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By Laura Lovett 11:19 am April 09, 2021
The study found that patients using AliveCor Kardia Mobile required fewer follow-up EGCs and cardiac monitoring than their peers in the control group.
By Mike Miliard 02:58 pm April 08, 2021
As chief information technology officer, Comer will continue to transform KP's digital strategy, with a focus on innovating and improving consumer experience at the healthcare giant.