Patient Engagement

By Bill Siwicki 11:37 am June 11, 2018
Artificial intelligence is helping the health system generate ROI through increased patient arrivals, Medicaid risk stratification model cases and surgical outcomes.
How physicians, nurses and clinicians are reshaping IT vendor strategies

Clockwise from top left: John Brindley, Antoinette Thomas, Ricky Bloomfield, Judy Murphy, Ed Ricks and Rick Bryant.

By Mike Miliard 09:04 am June 11, 2018
A number of high-profile doctors, nurses and CIOs have left hospitals to work at tech companies and they are certainly making an impact.
By Bill Siwicki 08:29 am June 08, 2018
The specialty practice only had to expand support staff by 20 percent to keep pace.
Person using a mobile health app.
By Leontina Postelnicu 01:14 pm May 31, 2018
With one in four people lacking the skills to use digital tools effectively, NHS Digital is trying to raise awareness around the importance of addressing exclusion levels.
Text-based tool reduces patient no-shows
By Bill Siwicki 09:43 am May 31, 2018
Riverside Medical Clinic's no-show rate was 10 percent just after the platform go-live – it was 3 percent just a month later, clearly suggesting a patient preference for texting over phone calls.
Next-gen patient engagement
By Bill Siwicki 08:08 am May 25, 2018
Hospitals are shaping always-on consumer experiences with cutting-edge digital health tools to access care.
UPMC remote patient monitoring
By Bill Siwicki 01:45 pm May 24, 2018
Its clinical use of remote monitoring is focused on congestive heart failure, advanced illness care, tobacco treatment services and inflammatory bowel diseases.
Precision medicine panel of experts speaking at HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C.

Aviva Debeer of IBM Watson Health said developers need to design experiences that engage patients in their own health at the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit.

By Tom Sullivan 10:45 am May 22, 2018
That burdens hospitals with the responsibility to ensure affordability, access and ethics to avoid making a broken healthcare system even worse.
Hospital taps iPad-based language interpretation

Hospitals use an app for remote interpretation services to connects providers with qualified medical interpreters to assist with population health management projects.

By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm May 21, 2018
Southcoast Health shows how video-based interpretation is improving patient engagement and experience, and allaying the fears of patients with limited English proficiency.
next generation EHRs on mobile
By Bill Siwicki 08:51 am May 21, 2018
EHRs will feature automation analytics, telemedicine, genomics and more in the not-too-distant future.

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