Patient Engagement

EHR-integrated patient texting helps clinic boost patient capacity 68% to 89%

One of Lake Washington Physical Therapy's four locations.

By Bill Siwicki 12:45 pm September 16, 2019
Lake Washington Physical Therapy also is saving $15,000 a year using bot-powered technology to optimize access to care and build patient-first services.
VA efforts to bring tablet-based telehealth to vets see positive results
By Nathan Eddy 11:35 am September 16, 2019
A JAMIA Open study and a Psychiatric Services study both found that the VA is succeeding in providing enhanced benefits to veterans.
By Rebecca McBeth 03:52 am September 13, 2019
The benefit of the shared care plan is that a patient’s care plans will be consistent if they move within the region, and new clinicians involved in that patient’s care can view and edit the plans.
By Mike Miliard 10:35 am September 11, 2019
As part of its Healthy Opportunities Initiative, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has enlisted Phreesia to help health systems statewide learn more about their patients' social determinants of health.
By Mike Miliard 04:21 pm September 10, 2019
The startups will gain access to de-identified claims data to help fine-tune projects aimed at enabling more timely interventions, eliminating barriers to care, improving health system navigation and more.
By Mike Miliard 02:39 pm September 10, 2019
Two interoperability projects will get a funding boost from the Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health Information Technology, or LEAP in Health IT program, launched by the The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information IT.
By Mike Miliard 12:07 pm September 10, 2019
Bayfront Health St. Petersburg pays $85,000 to HHS Office for Civil Rights and promises remediation after failing to give an expectant mother timely access to her medical records.
By Susan Morse 05:01 pm September 09, 2019
Plans will jointly operate 14 community resource centers across Los Angeles that will leverage personalized technology solutions to improve health.
By Mike Miliard 12:30 pm September 09, 2019
While the agencies will no longer maintain or update the CONNECT wiki, it will continue to exist as an open source project whose code and community resources can be "used, adopted and implemented by any interested organization."
By Nathan Eddy 10:43 am September 09, 2019
Integrated into Epic's clinical workflow using SMART on FHIR, the cloud-based Meducation platform offers simplified, patient-specific medication instructions.

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