Patient Engagement

By Mike Miliard 02:51 pm November 06, 2019
A new website with a new look is only part of the larger transformation, as the information and technology leader aims to help a growing healthcare ecosystem build better health worldwide.
By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm November 05, 2019
Kyruus' new Patient Access Journey Report, which polled patients about their healthcare preferences, finds an appetite for streamlined, digitally mature scheduling experience.
By Max Sullivan 11:12 am November 05, 2019
The companies say their approach to remote patient monitoring is uniquely modular and customizable, enabling provider organizations to implement pieces of an end-to-end system that best meet their particular needs.
By Mike Miliard 03:01 pm November 04, 2019
In addition to gathering opinions on vendors including Health Catalyst, IBM Watson and Jvion, the research clears up some misconceptions about artificial intelligence systems and offers some best practices for safe and effective deployment.
Automated text messages, calls drop Eisenhower Health no-show rate from 8% to 2.3%

Eisenhower Health.

By Bill Siwicki 12:46 pm November 04, 2019
The California health system is projecting an annualized net income of more than $75,000 from using the technology. This could increase to more than $260,000.
Health systems upping investments in remote patient monitoring
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am November 04, 2019
Smartphones and tablets are among the mobile technologies in focus, which can be combined with telehealth video conferencing and healthcare wearables, as well as the deployment of electronic health record-based patient portals.
CT scan
By Jeff Lagasse 07:07 am October 29, 2019
Discussing benefits and risks of low-value diagnostic testing via head CT scan with patients can reduce the prevalence of such testing.
With payment IT, hospital reduced statement costs by half and saved $200,000 in collections fees

Boston Children’s Hospital.

By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm October 25, 2019
At Boston Children’s, end-of-day reconciliation became quicker; no more cash drawers for the front-end. The entire hour and a half or more of reconciliation at the end of day was eliminated.

(L-R): John Halamka, Mike Baird, Lyle Berkowitz, John Korangy and Roy Schoenberg at the recent Connected Health Conference

By Mike Miliard 11:43 am October 25, 2019
Longtime telemedicine pioneers from the provider and vendor sides see a near-term future of more efficient care, and describe a longer-term view of "virtualist centers in what were formerly known as hospitals."
Jefferson Health combines genomics, population health to enhance employee wellness

Jefferson Health.

By Bill Siwicki 11:38 am October 24, 2019
More than 30% of the health system’s employees have signed up for a precision medicine program that helps get predictive genomics data straight to frontline caregivers.

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