Patient Engagement

Change Healthcare patient engagement
By Mike Miliard 12:54 pm May 08, 2018
Together, the companies will develop a cloud-based tool that can "aggregate and activate" consumer data from disparate sources: EHRs, registration, scheduling, billing and more.
CTA and Xcertia talking about mobile apps at HLTH conference

CTA and Xcertia discuss a roadmap for mobile apps at HLTH conference. Credit: Twitter

By Bernie Monegain 09:48 am May 08, 2018
The goal is to bring order to the fast-changing mobile health market, focusing on the availability, transparency and reliability of patient-generated health data.
patient checkin on tablet at doctor office

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By Bill Siwicki 03:24 pm May 07, 2018
With the new automation, LifeArts Integrated Health Center sees more patients per day while saving administrative staff nearly 20 hours a week.
integrated EHR, revenue cycle management

St. Joseph Oakland is part of the Trinity Health system in Pontiac, Michigan. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm May 02, 2018
The Michigan health system, one of the largest in the U.S., says it wants to roll out a single, enterprise platform to deliver "people-centered care."
telehealth EHR workflows
By Mike Miliard 12:56 pm May 01, 2018
New version of the company's software aims to make it easier for acute care providers to order up virtual consults.
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By BD 11:55 am May 01, 2018
A HIMSS Analytics survey of 153 physicians, nurses and pharmacists and 1,131 patients and their families shows that patients trust providers to deliver safe care and yet patients still experience medication errors.
big data analytics healthcare

University Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:46 pm April 30, 2018
University Health System in Texas is using analytics and marketing technology to better identify community needs.
apple health

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By Mike Miliard 03:12 pm April 27, 2018
Health IT professionals offer their opinions about what the project might be able to accomplish for patient engagement and consumer-mediated exchange – and how ready smaller providers might be to someday try it themselves.
epic EHR

Cape Fear Valley Health in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 02:12 pm April 26, 2018
By replacing two Cerner systems, the North Carolina health system aims for a broader view, helping its physicians, nurses and IT staff work more collaboratively to serve patients with what it described as a comprehensive health record.
precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 01:15 pm April 26, 2018
Richard Milani, MD, said healthcare is headed for big changes and the sooner hospitals and practices get on board with connected consumers and easy access to data, the better off they'll be.

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