Patient Engagement

a screensnap of Do No Harm trailer about doctor burnout

The panel will include a discussion with ‘Do No Harm’ documentary filmmaker Robyn Simon. Credit: Do No Harm film screen snap

By Jonah Comstock 10:09 am August 24, 2018
Experts at the upcoming show will address factors that have a big impact on health and well-being but are often difficult to discuss.
smartphone health app screen held by older person
By Mike Miliard 09:18 am August 22, 2018
By enabling hospitals and practices to verify phone numbers, mobile devices could be an ideal vehicle for safely and accurately exchanging electronic health records, report shows.
Babylon GP at Hand smartphone app screen snaps

Babylon’s GP at Hand smartphone app.

By Tonya Stewart 04:22 pm August 21, 2018
While a recent review showed Babylon’s GP at Hand smartphone app improved care access, the plans to expand its roll-out were prohibited by officials.
nurse with telehealth patient at John Hopkins

Johns Hopkins' telemedicine program. Credit: YouTube

By Jeff Lagasse 09:08 am August 20, 2018
Among the lesser-known benefits of telehealth are its abilities to help hospitals strengthen a provider’s billing and payment collections.
Best Buy acquires GreatCall for $800 million
By Jonah Comstock 10:53 am August 16, 2018
Retail giant says that buying the aging in place vendor is part of its strategy to offer seniors a wider range of technologies.
Blue Button Conference in Washington DC
By Tom Sullivan 01:23 pm August 14, 2018
With more than 700 developers now in the Blue Button sandbox, officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the U.S. Digital Service say we are just scratching the surface of what the API-first approach can accomplish.
By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm August 03, 2018
The health system is ahead of the curve in routinely working genetics into primary care, and patient-shared genomic data has found a home in its EHR for physicians to reference.
exterior view of Medical Offices of Manhattan, New York

Medical Offices of Manhattan

By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm August 02, 2018
Offices using the technology from his company, LabFinder.com, report receiving 64 percent fewer phone tag calls, and say office staff feel less overwhelmed.
Microsoft patent application

Microsoft patent application. Credit: WIPO

By Bernie Monegain 02:53 pm July 30, 2018
With a prototype medical device, the software giant aims to replace the traditional cuff monitor for tracking blood pressure.
Paper health records.
By Leontina Postelnicu 10:12 am July 30, 2018
New report from educational charity Corsham Institute calls for improvements in the public's understanding of how their health and care data is being stored, used and shared in light of a new survey from ComRes.

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