Patient Engagement

road block on highway

Researchers found roadblocks with information given to patients during the medical release processes despite HIPAA.

By Jessica Davis 04:36 pm October 08, 2018
What if the challenge to overcome with data sharing was the policies common among hospitals? A new study published in JAMA Network Open found just that: Patients are facing many hurdles when they request to receive their records from hospitals.
NYU Langone Health on East 17th Street in New York City

NYU Langone Health on East 17th Street in New York City. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 04:28 pm October 08, 2018
The health system needed to broaden the reach of its telephonic interventions and improve uptake of its Epic patient portal. Data-fueled heat maps, homing in on patients' "ZNA," are helping improve outcomes.
My Health Direct app on computer screen
By Bill Siwicki 01:35 pm October 05, 2018
This case study shows how the system connected more than 50,000 vulnerable patients with appointments, with 38 percent of those for the uninsured, by giving patients greater visibility into care options.
Keshana Owens-Cody
By Bill Siwicki 01:09 pm October 03, 2018
This case study shows how the Alliance for Better Health launched a referral network to help providers to ensure patients have access to housing, food, education, transportation and more.
doctor looking on tablet at personal health records
By Healthcare IT News 12:43 pm October 02, 2018
Facilities earn the designation by using technology to optimize patient care, including EHRs, HIE, analytics, clinical decision support and more.
poll results graphic
By Tom Sullivan 11:45 am September 30, 2018
While many readers are optimistic that healthcare will make progress on consumerism in one to three years, others said it will take between five and seven to actually happen.
Springhill Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama

Springhill Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama. Credit: jca2112 via Wikipedia

By Mike Miliard 10:50 am September 27, 2018
Mobile, Alabama-based Springhill Medical Center keeps a focus on physician and patient engagement as it works to drive process improvements and stay competitive.
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.

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