Patient Engagement

Doctor resting EHR-enabled tablet on knee
By Kat Jercich 11:44 am October 26, 2020
Seamless shared health information can support patient transitions, from hospital discharge to outpatient follow-up care, signaling yet another potential advantage of telemedicine.
By Dean Koh 09:47 pm October 22, 2020
Since its official launch on 15 August 2020, the Healthway Medical app has onboarded 47 of its GP clinics located in Singapore. 
artificial intelligence graphic
By Kat Jercich 04:56 pm October 22, 2020
At a meeting of the agency's Patient Engagement Advisory Committee, officials stressed the necessity of ensuring there's diversity in the data used to train algorithms.
Amazon Alexa speaker
By Kat Jercich 02:12 pm October 22, 2020
The Delaware health system says patients can ask their Amazon Alexa smart speaker questions about prescribed medications, exercises and more.
Woman coughing and using telehealth
By Kat Jercich 02:30 pm October 21, 2020
The numbers represent a 2,632% increase compared to the same time period last year.
Person in front of laptop
By Kat Jercich 12:20 pm October 21, 2020
Mental telehealth visits for men are up 79% since January, the telemedicine provider reports, with rates for women not far behind.
Christian Counseling Associates building in Plano Texas

Christian Counseling Associates in Plano, Texas.

By Bill Siwicki 11:20 am October 21, 2020
Christian Counseling Associates has retained 100% of its client base throughout the pandemic thanks to EHR-linked telemedicine technology.
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Credit: CUH

By Tammy Lovell 12:07 pm October 19, 2020
The trust is the first in the UK to be validated at the highest level for its EMR capabilities. 
Person using a phone on a couch
By Kat Jercich 03:13 pm October 16, 2020
Hundreds of thousands of apps aimed at treating a wide variety of conditions are available – but their efficacy and quality remains largely unclear.
Telemedicine via tablet
By Kat Jercich 10:36 am October 16, 2020
Clinicians, vendors and telehealth advocates stress the importance of virtual services in expanding access to care – and noted the ways it still needs to improve.