Patient Engagement

blind woman using Microsoft app Soundscape on city street with her guide dog

A screen snap of the Soundscape app in-use. Credit: Microsoft Soundscape

By Lynne Minion 09:57 am September 17, 2018
Microsoft and Vision Australia unveiled a new 3D audio app designed to give blind and vision impaired people greater independence to explore the world around them.
Glen Tullman former Allscripts CEO
By Tom Sullivan 09:10 am September 14, 2018
Glen Tullman has served as the CEO of a major EHR vendor and the founder of a startup app maker focused initially on diabetes.
exterior view of Tift Regional Medical center
By Bill Siwicki 10:41 am September 07, 2018
Learn how Tift Regional Health System found a more effective way to connect primary care doctors and specialists.
exterior view of South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts.

South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts, is part of the South Shore Health System. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:46 pm September 05, 2018
The pregnancy app, developed in-house with some help, allowed the hospital to improve its OB-maternity HCAHPS by 68 percent – and cut printing costs for paper handouts by half.
doctor with patient looking at tablet health record

New research reveals hospital innovation needs to focus on interoperability, patient experience and telehealth.

By Tom Sullivan 08:00 am September 05, 2018
New HIMSS Media research spotlights what innovations are needed most, top areas hospitals are prioritizing and sticking points to avoid.
Telehealth patient.
By Bill Siwicki 01:46 pm September 04, 2018
The Einstein Medical Center wanted to decrease readmissions for liver failure patients by 50 percent.
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital exterior shot at night.
By Bill Siwicki 09:17 am August 31, 2018
With a vast rural population, the Florida hospital leaned on telehealth to improve transitional care.
Depressed woman at computer

In Missouri, a digital behavioral healthcare platform helps patients struggling with the time in between appointments.

By Bill Siwicki 08:58 am August 29, 2018
By deploying a mental health IT platform, Comprehensive Mental Health Services provided evidence-based, self-care interventions to combat depression and anxiety.
view from South Boston, Massachusetts

Humana Studio H will open its South Boston location in the summer of 2019.

By Mike Miliard 02:21 pm August 27, 2018
Studio H will develop digital tools and enterprise analytics technologies to innovate the healthcare experience for plan members.
man wearing smart watch for health data collection

The new study indicates data from continuous monitors of activity and behavior with fitness wearables are relevant to mental health.

By Dave Muoio 10:16 am August 24, 2018
Collecting data outside clinical practice, deploying analytics, improving the patient experience and educating clinicians could help improve mental healthcare.

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