Patient Engagement

Nurse administers COVID-19 vaccine
By Joyoti Goswami 09:43 am April 15, 2021
The right technology applications can turn the COVID-19 vaccination program into a game-changer for the healthcare industry.
Woman in mask checks smartphone for update
By Glenn Fala 03:26 pm April 06, 2021
The development of PennOpen Pass, a symptom tracker and exposure alert system, offers a lesson on how challenging factors can focus the mind, enabling development of new tools that meet communities' needs.
Amazon logo
By Paddy Padmanabhan 03:09 pm March 18, 2021
With its promise of virtual care in all 50 states, this is the first time a big tech firm will be directly in the healthcare services business. Will it be another failed experiment, or the breakthrough we've been waiting for?
By Sam Shah 06:05 am March 09, 2021
What still seems to be missing from the criteria is any assessment of the evidence of how well a product works and to what extent, says Prof Sam Shah, chief medical strategy officer, Numan.
Vaccines, covid-19
By Charles Alessi 01:55 am January 20, 2021
We are witnessing a race in the vaccine rollout. A race towards the light at the end of a tunnel and a race which will likely define the next few years, according to Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer at HIMSS. 
By Joyoti Goswami 02:46 pm December 15, 2020
At Geisinger in Pennsylvania, a pilot program to bring care to the homes of older patients with complex healthcare needs has shown a 35% reduction in visit
Doctor and Patient telehealth visit
By Paddy Padmanabhan 02:55 pm December 09, 2020
Mature health systems recognize the importance of context and design virtual care programs accordingly. Telehealth looks different for millennials and retirees, rural and urban patients and population groups with fundamentally different healthcare needs.
2021 digital transformation
By Charles Alessi 02:16 am December 07, 2020
We start 2021 with hope and well-founded optimism, despite the ravages of the pandemic, reflects Dr Charles Alessi, chief clinical officer at HIMSS. 
COVID-19, NHS, digital innovation, vaccine
By Layla McCay 01:35 am November 18, 2020
The pace of change will never be so slow again, according to Layla McKay, director of International Relations at NHS Confederation.
By Paddy Padmanabhan 12:47 pm October 28, 2020
A few months ago, who would have thought that going into a hospital or clinic to meet with your doctor would be considered a high-risk experience? And yet, here we are.