Patient Engagement

Kaiser Permanente names first Chief Digital Officer
By Mike Miliard 04:09 pm July 31, 2019
Prat Vemana comes from the consumer world, currently serving as chief product and experience officer at The Home Depot and has worked at Staples.
By Nathan Eddy 02:32 pm July 31, 2019
The results of a new J.D. Power survey suggest that, for the patients standing to gain the most from telehealth, services need to be positioned and explained as a way to reduce costs while maintaining a high level of care.
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By 09:38 am July 31, 2019
Failing to invest in the right technologies at the right time can eventually force patients to look elsewhere for their health services.
By Mike Miliard 05:12 pm July 29, 2019
Democrat Michael Bennet unveiled his telehealth-focused rural plan, which increases resources for IT investments; he also recently introduced a separate Senate bill to boost broadband in underserved areas.

A recent EY report presents a framework for the efficient and ethical use of NHS data, which it describes as "a treasure trove of information detailing health, wellness, illness and the associated care pathways."

By Meher Pandey 10:53 am July 29, 2019
A recent Ernst & Young (EY) report presents a framework for the efficient and ethical use of NHS data, which it describes as "a treasure trove of information detailing health, wellness, illness and the associated care pathways."
Implementation best practices: Patient engagement tech done right
By Bill Siwicki 01:00 pm July 25, 2019
Four experts offer advice and best practices for how to launch and maintain success with technologies that boost engagement and improve the patient experience.
By Bill Siwicki 11:33 am July 25, 2019
The health system has seen a 779% increase in primary care online visits scheduled and a 72.5% increase in urgent care online visits scheduled. It's all part of a larger online vision.

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By Mike Miliard 04:26 pm July 23, 2019
The tool is meant to help healthcare organizations better understand how their social needs investments and community partnerships might pay off, in savings and reduced utilization for high need, high cost patients.
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By Jeff Lagasse 03:40 pm July 17, 2019
Patients age 60 and over used the portal less than younger patients, and African Americans used the portal less than white patients.
Intermountain launches new spinoff with focus on value-based care
By Mike Miliard 12:45 pm July 17, 2019
Castell will offer technologies and services to guide care decisions, manage patient experience, implement virtual care, address social determinants and more, building from the health system's own best practices.

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