Patient Engagement

patient rating a doctor's office on mobile phone
By Healthcare IT News 08:00 am September 25, 2018
With more people living with chronic conditions, and recent acquisitions by Amazon and CVS, consumerism is reshaping the traditional healthcare system.
UAB Medicine Jefferson Tower exterior view at night

UAB Medicine’s Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama

By Bill Siwicki 01:18 pm September 24, 2018
This case study examines how patients are spending 273 percent more time booking appointments on the UAB Medicine website, a big win for the goal of boosting patient access.
innovation live booth at himss18
By Mike Miliard 12:24 pm September 20, 2018
When developing, funding, scaling and evolving innovation projects, it's key to gain insights from around the world – and to keep consumer top of mind, HIMSS innovation expert Ian Hoffberg says.
Dave Chase headshot
By Tom Sullivan 09:00 am September 20, 2018
Dave Chase puts forth contrarian viewpoints in his new book, and predicts that millennials will redirect the future of healthcare – which is a good thing.
patient on tablet at home with pill bottles
By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 19, 2018
HIMSS Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Steve Wretling says developers need to build the experience healthcare hasn’t had yet.
blind woman using Microsoft app Soundscape on city street with her guide dog

A screen snap of the Soundscape app in-use. Credit: Microsoft Soundscape

By Lynne Minion 09:57 am September 17, 2018
Microsoft and Vision Australia unveiled a new 3D audio app designed to give blind and vision impaired people greater independence to explore the world around them.
Glen Tullman former Allscripts CEO
By Tom Sullivan 09:10 am September 14, 2018
Glen Tullman has served as the CEO of a major EHR vendor and the founder of a startup app maker focused initially on diabetes.
exterior view of Tift Regional Medical center
By Bill Siwicki 10:41 am September 07, 2018
Learn how Tift Regional Health System found a more effective way to connect primary care doctors and specialists.
exterior view of South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts.

South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts, is part of the South Shore Health System. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:46 pm September 05, 2018
The pregnancy app, developed in-house with some help, allowed the hospital to improve its OB-maternity HCAHPS by 68 percent – and cut printing costs for paper handouts by half.
doctor with patient looking at tablet health record

New research reveals hospital innovation needs to focus on interoperability, patient experience and telehealth.

By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 05, 2018
New HIMSS Media research spotlights what innovations are needed most, top areas hospitals are prioritizing and sticking points to avoid.

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