Patient Engagement

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By Kat Jercich 04:44 pm September 01, 2020
Using the Mount Sinai De-Identified COVID-19 database, researchers examined information from more than 52,000 unique patients who sought care between March and May.
Allegheny Health Network team enhances transitional care management
By Bill Siwicki 12:32 pm September 01, 2020
Using care-coordination software, the team now can identify patients requiring transitional calls within 48 hours of discharge and schedule follow-up visits seven to 14 days post-discharge.
By Kat Jercich 10:26 am September 01, 2020
Other major challenges include remote patient monitoring, interoperability, real-time data analytics, work-from-home resources and patient surveillance, according to a new KLAS report.
By Tammy Lovell 07:27 am September 01, 2020
An interview with Prof. Jan Semenza, lead of the health determinants programme, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, who will be speaking at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event that is due to kick off on 7 September.
How a hardware overhaul made much more telemedicine possible at a small health center

The outpatient building at the Central Kansas Mental Health Center.

By Bill Siwicki 11:28 am August 31, 2020
“We have doubled the number of patients seen on a daily basis because of the telehealth capabilities,” said Central Kansas Mental Health Center’s IT director.
By Kat Jercich 09:24 am August 31, 2020
A wide-ranging JAMA study showed that early adopters of direct scheduling were more often young, white and commercially insured.  
Telehealth keeps I/DD patients close with their docs during pandemic

Jackie Fahey, director of clinic services at The Arc Madison Cortland in Oneida, New York.

By Bill Siwicki 11:44 am August 28, 2020
The Arc Madison Cortland is using virtual care to connect intellectual/developmental disability patients with providers who understand the nuances of that dual diagnosis.
By Kat Jercich 02:02 pm August 26, 2020
In a new survey of U.S. specialists, 79% said that their use of telemedicine technology had increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nevada's vast geography makes conventionally delivered therapy a tremendous challenge. COVID-19 makes that challenge that much more difficult.

By Bill Siwicki 11:41 am August 26, 2020
Nevada is No. 51 in the nation for providing behavioral health services. Spurred by COVID-19 and using FCC telemedicine funds, Bridge Counseling is working to change that.
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By 07:41 am August 26, 2020
Clinician burnout is a significant global challenge and healthcare technology can be both part of the problem and the solution. Join Nuance and a panel of European healthcare leaders to find out about initiatives to tackle burnout.