Patient Engagement

Press Ganey debuts healthcare analytics for transformation, value-based care, more
By Bill Siwicki 11:48 am June 20, 2019
Health system AdventHealth is an early user of the analytics platform, seeking transformational change that can help it with its focus on whole-person care.
By Nathan Eddy 10:27 am June 20, 2019
More than half of those polled by American Well say they're willing to use virtual visits – citing quicker healthcare service, time and money savings as big benefits.
HIMSS Europe conference entrance.
By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 03:38 pm June 18, 2019
Healthcare digitisation is a niche topic? No way. For four years in a row now, the Finnish digital health services have ranked among the top three of the most valued internet brands in Finland.
Telemedicine platform helps Texas Health Aetna save $398 per ER avoidance
By Bill Siwicki 12:58 pm June 18, 2019
The text-based telehealth system connects patients with contracted providers from Acute Care Transitions, who care for patients then and there or direct them to where they need to be.
By Jeff Lagasse 03:37 pm June 17, 2019
Just one subtle comment expressing workplace frustration was enough for people to view someone as a less credible health professional.

Screengrab of the SA Pathology's website.

By Dean Koh 03:38 am June 17, 2019
Following Northern Territory Department of Health’s announcement that it will soon become the first pathology provider to link the online test results
Digital monitoring helps reduce hospital visits for COPD patients
By Nathan Eddy 11:52 am June 12, 2019
Use of an inhaler-connected sensor helped push the average number of COPD-related hospital trips down to an average of 2.2, compared to the year prior to study enrollment when the average was 3.4 trips to the hospital.
Carilion Clinic, Mytonomy partner on virtual care to fight opioid epidemic
By Nathan Eddy 11:47 am June 12, 2019
They have created a series of video education and engagement tools to assist healthcare staff and clinicians dealing with opioid addiction.

Stefanie Veraghtert, director & founder of The Big C

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 04:31 am June 12, 2019
Digitisation can alleviate the challenges healthcare is facing. But this won’t happen automatically. Citizens and patients have to take the lead – as data owners and co-creators.
Patients say physicians with mobile apps are faster, convenient, offer better communication
By Nathan Eddy 11:20 am June 11, 2019
54 percent of survey respondents said they thought physicians who leverage mobile technology cut down on physician wait times, a new survey finds.  But security still is a concern.

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