Patient Engagement

By Philipp Grätzel von Grätz 10:23 am June 11, 2019
Digital tools are flourishing in healthcare, but only a minority succeed in really empowering the patient. Why? Because digital care and shared decision making only work as a team effort.
Precision medicine player joins Biden Cancer Initiative aiming to improve clinical trials access
By Nathan Eddy 11:35 am June 07, 2019
Precision medicine and clinical trial matching specialist Massive Bio is partnering with the initiative. Massive Bio’s precision medicine approach is based on a genetic understanding of the patient, allowing doctors to better select treatments most likely to help those patients.
Doctors rarely aware of online feedback from patients
By Nathan Eddy 11:20 am June 07, 2019
Moreover, the majority of respondents to a new survey had never encouraged patients to leave online feedback in the first place, although feedback on reviews or ratings sites was seen as more useful than social media feedback to help improve services.
By Leontina Postelnicu 05:31 pm June 06, 2019
The upcoming 'unmentionables' session at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference will see innovators look at the role of digital tools in 'destigmatising' depression, loneliness and sexual health.
Borrego Health succeeds with multicultural patient engagement technology
By Bill Siwicki 01:34 pm June 06, 2019
The technology can support Borrego in more than 22 languages. More than 15,000 patients who were not engaging in their health received care from these new efforts involving outreach programs via the technology.
By Rebecca McBeth 11:13 pm June 05, 2019
In New Zealand, fourteen percent of general practicioners with a portal are offering patients online access to their medical notes.
By Nathan Eddy 10:29 am June 05, 2019
UVM gains access to clinical and business solutions for improving the level of care they deliver to patients.
By Mike Miliard 05:08 pm June 04, 2019
In its comments on the agencies' interoperability rules, HIMSS said FHIR v.4 should be required for certification – but cautioned against too broad a definition of EHI and said to slow requirements for payer trusted exchange network participation.
By Anna Engberg 05:53 am June 03, 2019
Fitness, sport and a healthy lifestyle are becoming increasingly important in our everyday lives. Health insurers that follow this current development are therefore increasingly relying on prevention services in combination with digital services. 
By Mike Miliard 03:37 pm May 31, 2019
The Medical Group Management Association also has concerns about security risks that might be associated with the proposed rules, and says they go "too far, too fast."

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