Patient Engagement

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By 03:59 pm June 27, 2019
By creating a new engagement layer for agents, UnitedHealth was able to address workflow issues, making it possible for them to focus on customers more keenly.
By Nathan Eddy 10:09 am June 26, 2019
With remote patient monitoring a hot topic among healthcare providers, a new survey indicates patients would be open to outfitting themselves with wearable devices if it resulted in fewer trips to visit the doctor.
Patient relationship management tech cuts practice’s no-show rate by half
By Bill Siwicki 01:40 pm June 25, 2019
It also eliminated 10 hours of reminder phone calls and increased payment of old accounts by 15 percent, Salt Lake Retina reports.
At pain group, a mobile app helps collect data and improve mental health

An IT tool like NeuroFlow gives patients a safe space to open up about their condition and be proactive about working on their mental wellness, said Dr. Orlando Landrum, owner of Cutting Edge Integrative Pain Centers.

By Bill Siwicki 02:55 pm June 24, 2019
Cutting Edge Integrative Pain Centers delivers personalized tools to its patients, who report higher satisfaction and better outcomes.
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By 07:07 am June 24, 2019
Walking the fine line between optimal communication and regulatory compliance, IT must engage business leaders with the results of the risk assessments they routinely perform.
By Anna Engberg 05:24 am June 24, 2019
German care-tech provider Media4Care wants to simplify access to the digital world for older people, their carers and relatives.

Credit: Severance Hospital/MediBloc

By Dean Koh 02:02 am June 24, 2019
Severance Hospital, one of the oldest and biggest university hospitals in South Korea, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korean startup MediBloc to build a blockchain-based medical information platform. 
Appointment scheduling system saves Oklahoma Heart $980,000 annually
By Bill Siwicki 11:34 am June 21, 2019
And benefits extend into areas it has not yet been able to quantify. For instance, the physicians group anticipates increased savings created by the filling of appointment slots that more quickly opened due to the technology.
Voice assistants for health could use improvement, study finds
By Nathan Eddy 11:21 am June 21, 2019
46 participants spoke common drug names to Google Assistant, Siri and Alexa, and results varied. More R&D is needed, experts say.
By Mike Miliard 03:33 pm June 20, 2019
The pioneering Pennsylvania health system has picked Ryu, who most recently served as its chief medical officer, to replace Dr. David Feinberg, who joined Google in 2018.

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