Patient Engagement

Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit (Photo: UC San Diego Health)

By Mike Miliard 02:52 pm March 28, 2019
The lights, deployed at UC San Diego Health by BIOS, help with circadian entrainment to boost staff alertness and its wavelengths can improve visual check-ups for elderly patients, the company says.

Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock at the launch of the Vodafone report; Credit: Vodafone UK

By Leontina Postelnicu 03:40 am March 27, 2019
Tech could be used to tackle the UK's loneliness epidemic, according to a new report.
By Mike Miliard 04:45 pm March 26, 2019
The HELP Committee on Tuesday heard feedback from stakeholders about how the proposed rules from CMS and ONC should be fine-tuned for optimal effect.
Real-time location systems save Wake Forest Baptist $3.5M
By Bill Siwicki 02:35 pm March 26, 2019
The health system saved money by avoiding equipment purchases and reducing rental expenses; RTLS also saved it $300,000 and more than 10,000 staff hours annually.
Senior citizens.
By Susan Morse 10:43 am March 26, 2019
CMS and other health insurers are using the program to deliver innovative and unique value to customers, both in terms of cost and quality.
By Bruce Chernof 09:06 am March 22, 2019
Whether they’re used by millennials or baby boomers, we need new technologies to help people make more informed decisions about their health, SCAN Foundation Bruce Chernof says.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:59 pm March 20, 2019
As transformative as the technology can be, providers need to be cautious not to lose the human element in their care delivery.
By Nathan Eddy 11:38 am March 20, 2019
The system is building on a program that saw early results including a 62 percent mortality rate reduction.  
By Mike Miliard 11:12 am March 19, 2019
The company will help the academic medical center build out its Medicare Advantage plan, as well as developing new AI-powered diagnostics, clinical pathways and more.
By Nathan Eddy 09:33 am March 19, 2019
The pact will enable customers to use medical devices for monitoring blood glucose and pressure as well as weight management, the companies say.

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