Patient Engagement

Healthcare should approach consumer-generated data cautiously, expert says
By Bill Siwicki 12:36 pm February 24, 2020
Dr. Eldesia Granger of The MITRE Corporation guides healthcare leaders on how to work with consumer-generated data. At HIMSS20, she’ll highlight MITRE’s framework for handling this emerging information source.
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am February 24, 2020
A new Chilmark report finds that even those health systems found to be "at the pinnacle of strategic intent and maturity" have yet to define a clear ROI for their pop health programs.
By Nathan Eddy 10:58 am February 19, 2020
Just four in 10 providers say digital technology is being successfully integrated into the overall patient experience, a UPMC survey shows, and when it is, it's mostly basic functionality.

(Photo: IntermountainHealthcare.org)

By Mike Miliard 12:53 pm February 18, 2020
The multiyear expansion will see the Utah health system and IT vendor continue to "diligently work toward the goals we set out to accomplish together," said HIMSS-CHIME CIO of the Year Marc Probst.
By Nathan Eddy 12:28 pm February 14, 2020
Update: HIMSS20 has been canceled due to the coronavirus. Read more here.
Doctor explaining medical display
By Susan Morse 05:29 pm February 12, 2020
The technology is there to make navigating the health system easier for those who have traumatic brain injury, says HIMSS20 speaker Laura Jantos.
By Mike Miliard 02:36 pm February 11, 2020
AdventHealth, the faith-based Florida health system that runs 50 hospitals and more than 1,200 outpatient settings in nine states nationwide, has decided to deploy a new electronic health record and revenue cycle management system from Epic – replacing its existing Cerner technology

Above image: Screengrab of the Melbourne Pathology website. 

By Dean Koh 08:42 pm February 10, 2020
Last week, Victoria-based Melbourne Pathology became the latest pathology provider to upload reports to My Health Record (MHR). This allows both patients and clinicians to have convenient and secure access to their pathology reports.
Dcotor talking to patients
By Susan Morse 05:28 pm February 10, 2020
Whole person care means aligning the goals of the patient to the care team.
By Benjamin Harris 12:20 pm February 07, 2020
But Providence St. Joseph Health Chief Digital Officer Aaron Martin sees a near future when hospitals will meet their disruptors halfway.

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