Patient Engagement

A person in a hoodie rests forehead in hand, looking anxious


By Kat Jercich 01:53 pm October 29, 2020
A new report from the Center for Health Information and Analysis examines the readmission patterns for patients discharged from Massachusetts acute care hospitals.            
U.S. Interoperability Map
By Mike Miliard 12:47 pm October 29, 2020
The updated interim final rule, meant to offer providers and developers more flexibility as they respond to COVID-19, also pushes out health IT certification requirements.
St. Luke’s Hospital St. Louis Missouri

St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

By Bill Siwicki 11:51 am October 29, 2020
The hospital invested in the technology with an eye toward starting with urgent care and mammography. Suddenly, COVID-19 testing was the focus. Today, use of self-scheduling has grown beyond pre-pandemic levels.
DEA Acting Administrator Timothy Shea stands at a lectern

DEA Acting Administrator Timothy Shea (Pool, Getty Images)

By Kat Jercich 10:46 am October 29, 2020
Such a regulation would assist providers with implementing medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in the longer term.
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By Kat Jercich 02:41 pm October 28, 2020
A new report from Booz Allen Hamilton predicts that the explosion in virtual care offerings will change the way bad actors target health data.
A person with a stethoscope around their neck clicks a computer mouse
By Kat Jercich 11:03 am October 28, 2020
Nonprofit leaders hope that researchers will be able to use the platform to share and access currently siloed patient information.
"Tele-assistive" technology otoscope stethoscope camera physician

Universal Community Health Center’s tele-assistive technology comes with an iPad, an otoscope, a stethoscope and a high-definition camera that allows a patient with the guidance of a physician to do a physical exam.

By Bill Siwicki 11:45 am October 27, 2020
The health center invested in virtual care workstations with various scopes that allow physicians to remotely guide patients through near-complete examinations.
Ahmed El Saeed and Hal Wolf

Ahmed El Saeed and Hal Wolf

By Mike Miliard 04:09 pm October 26, 2020
Even as massive resources have been marshaled to quickly develop new tools, the pandemic still disproportionately affects the populations who may not have access to them.
Doctor On Demand physician smiling at laptop
By Kat Jercich 03:28 pm October 26, 2020
CareLinx clients can turn to Doctor On Demand clinicians for acute issues such as infections or chronic care management.