Patient Engagement

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.
Group of hands together
By Leontina Postelnicu 04:13 pm October 22, 2019
Industry players examined the intersection of sex, tech, health and pleasure at the Giant Health event in London last week.
By Nathan Eddy 11:44 am October 22, 2019
More than half of those surveyed say online tools have helped improve their relationship with their primary care provider, with growing appetite for online chat and diagnosis tools.
By Rebecca McBeth 01:00 am October 22, 2019
Southern DHB application specialist Sara Ross said the dashboard closes an information gap between secondary and primary care.
Woman on scale
By Laura Lovett 04:11 pm October 16, 2019
At this year’s Connected Health conference in Boston, Sherry Pagoto, director of the UConn Center for mHealth and Social Media, discussed the social and skill set barriers to weight loss.

(Photo: TGH.org)

By Nathan Eddy 11:44 am October 16, 2019
OnMed's stations offer high definition video and audio capabilities, which allow for real-time consultations with a doctor or advanced practice provider.
By Susan Morse 10:04 am October 16, 2019
In the age of consumerism, virtual visits meet consumers where they are, says Anthem executive.
Solo practitioner gains 807 new patients in a year with help from practice growth tech
By Bill Siwicki 01:42 pm October 15, 2019
Also in that year, Dr. Angela Willis gained 81 new patient reviews and her website converted, on average each month, roughly 11.4% of all visitors into a booked appointment.

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