Patient Engagement

People in office environment
By Mike Miliard 11:17 am May 06, 2015
Not every healthcare provider has a chief experience officer, but more and more are finding that CXOs are key to enterprise-wide patient experience improvement and the alignment of quality, safety and performance strategies.
Crystal ball
By Brian Ahier 09:28 am May 05, 2015
Conversations at HIMSS conferences in recent years have been largely dominated by meaningful use. This year, a great deal of talk was about going past MU and beginning to look at outcomes as opposed to process measures.
By Mike Miliard 11:19 am May 01, 2015
Marking its entry into the patient identification market, health IT security company Imprivata has acquired Tampa, Florida-based HT Systems, which develops technology for palm-vein-based biometric patient ID.
Doc and patient with records
By Michelle Ronan Noteboom 10:25 am May 01, 2015
You've probably heard of it once or twice over the past few years. But it's a concept that still needs some more definition. Our columnist explains why she's not a fan of "patient engagement."
Rep. Fred Upton
By Bernie Monegain 09:54 am May 01, 2015
One year to the day that Reps. Fred Upton and Diana DeGette launched the 21st Century Cures initiative, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee held a hearing Thursday to discuss draft legislation that in the future could mean more cures for more diseases for people across the country.
portals population health
By Tom Sullivan 09:04 am April 28, 2015
When Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy, MD, challenged his staff to broaden its patient access reach, he went big. Really big. His goal? Connect with 200 million patients by 2020. Other providers are getting just as ambitious.
HX360 attendees at HIMSS15
By Eric Bailey 09:17 am April 27, 2015
Attendees of the HX360 inaugural event at HIMSS15 offer perspectives on what the future of healthcare has in store. How do you see the future of healthcare evolving?
By Bernie Monegain 10:02 am April 24, 2015
In a new white paper by the Samsung Innovation Center at Children's Health Fund, researchers examine how technology could help improve the health of children in poverty across the country.
Patient in empty hospital hallway
By Erin McCann 11:11 am April 23, 2015
At first glance, patient satisfaction surveys that are linked to hospital Medicare payments may seem great in theory. But tying hospital payments to subjective patient experience metrics may actually result in serious harm by diverting attention away from clinical outcomes.
Apple Watch
By Mike Miliard 10:57 am April 23, 2015
The first developer to make an electronic health record exclusively for the iPad is now aiming to be the first choice for physicians and patients looking to make the most of their new Apple Watches.