Patient Engagement

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By Kat Jercich 01:00 pm November 24, 2020
Remote patient monitoring ecosystems should not be treated in the same way as traditional endpoints, say cybersecurity experts.
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By 06:07 am November 24, 2020
The virtual panel session brings together industry leaders and medical professionals to discuss how increased adoption of digital health technologies will empower the healthcare workforce to deliver care that is truly empathetic at its core. 
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By Kat Jercich 01:24 pm November 23, 2020
The system's Epic electronic health record has been in "read-only" status at several of the system's sites, with MyChart patient portals also inaccessible.
By Jeff Lagasse 05:13 pm November 19, 2020
Automating risk stratification kept patients out of the ER, giving financial incentive to move to an alternative payment model.
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By Kat Jercich 02:29 pm November 19, 2020
The platform will be made available to the EHR giant's CommunityWorks clients at no cost through the end of 2021.
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Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

By Bill Siwicki 11:22 am November 19, 2020
The hospital reminds patients of appointments by text and only occasionally voice. Patients who confirmed by text had a 75% show rate compared to 49% for patients who did not confirm.
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Credit: UAE health ministry

By Taleen Davies 01:37 am November 19, 2020
The updated version of SHEFAA will serve as a digital communication hub between service providers and patients across the country.
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04:37 pm November 18, 2020
S4S pilot project participants noted that research requirements can affect the ability to adopt third-party apps, among other barriers to broader adoption of patient-directed data sharing.  
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Credit: Good Things Foundation

By Tammy Lovell 08:03 am November 18, 2020
The NHS-commissioned review identified digital access as a social determinant of health.
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By Kat Jercich 02:42 pm November 17, 2020
Although most providers say telehealth is positively influencing clinical outcomes, many say challenges remain – from workflow to reimbursement rates.