Patient Engagement

By Kat Jercich 12:50 pm September 18, 2020
OCR announced five more enforcement actions this week under the HIPAA Right of Access Initiative, which supports patients' ability to access their medical records.

Credit: Mubadala Healthcare

By Ahmed El Sherif 11:48 am September 18, 2020
It comes following a two-month trial in the UAE capital, as well as a successful remote care programme for COVID-19 patients in home isolation.
By Sara Mageit 03:55 am September 18, 2020
Also, Liverpool John Moores University gives students insight into e-prescribing.
By Kat Jercich 03:03 pm September 17, 2020
With compliance requirements for ONC's info blocking rule just around the corner, a poll from Pew Charitable Trusts finds a big appetite for patient access, and widespread support for providers to do better information sharing between EHR systems. 
Using mental health software, practice reduces depression for 59% of patients

The mental health and pain health IT used by Commonwealth Pain & Spine.

By Bill Siwicki 12:14 pm September 17, 2020
At Commonwealth Pain & Spine, patients completed more than 3,400 assessments in 90 days and an average of 34 activities per patient in the first month.
By Kat Jercich 01:53 pm September 16, 2020
Researchers surveyed hundreds of primary care providers in the New York City area about the hurdles they're still facing to integrating telemedicine into their practices.
By Mike Miliard 12:27 pm September 16, 2020
The agency is distributing iPads to some 50,000 veterans nationwide, to enable them to connect with virtual care visits and manage their data via the Health Records app.

Credit: GOSH

By Tammy Lovell 10:33 am September 16, 2020
The UK hospital is the first health institution in England to achieve the validation.  
By Kat Jercich 09:28 am September 16, 2020
Christopher Lee and Babak Movassaghi said artificial intelligence and augmented reality will soon occupy much larger roles in the digital healthcare landscape.  
Central Maine Healthcare’s telehealth program succeeds in satisfaction and call completion.

Central Maine Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 09:10 am September 16, 2020
The health system is using a $270,000 FCC award to bolster its telemedicine offering, which has been critical during the COVID-19 pandemic.