Patient Engagement

By Bogi Eliasen 04:27 am May 01, 2020
How far could we have been in managing the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic if we used the tools available to us such as data sharing, genomics, apps, and pandemic warning systems, instead of waiting to implement them on a rainy day? Bogi Eliasen, director of health at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies and HIMSS Future50 leader asks...
By Rick Krohn 01:24 pm April 20, 2020
Access to a complete picture of the patient – including the behavioral and environmental factors that influence daily health – is critical to realizing the shared benefits of value-based, holistic care.
By Surafeal Asgedom 03:27 pm March 23, 2020
With its three-pillar approach to modernization, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is  transforming its technology systems to create foundational change, says its chief modernization officer.
By Charles Alessi 11:39 am February 17, 2020
What are the issues that will make up the agenda over the next few years?
By Paddy Padmanabhan 01:13 pm February 03, 2020
The ability to gain access to the data through reusable APIs significantly improves developer productivity, enabling CIOs to achieve more with the same resources.
By John P. Donohue 11:33 am July 24, 2019
As use cases for healthcare video technology get more diverse, its best to take a full lifecycle approach that's managed centrally with standardized capabilities, says John Donohue, Penn Medicine's associate VP for enterprise infrastructure services.

Credit: European Commission, Audiovisual Services; Photo: Alain Schroeder

By Anett Molnar 04:52 am February 04, 2019
The European offices of HIMSS and PCHA submitted last week a joint opinion on the role of AI in health promotion, care provision and the objective of driving sustainable and inclusive health systems for all.
Penn Medicine telehealth program
By John P. Donohue 08:37 am June 11, 2018
What patients want from telemedicine tools are care quality and user experience.
healthcare consumerism
By John P. Donohue 08:32 am March 16, 2018
Why is now the time they’ll finally join together? Patients expectations are evolving, the tech is now mature enough, and apps are emerging to integrate with legacy clinical systems.
consumer engagement for better health outcomes
By Zane Burke 12:00 pm March 02, 2018
Actionable insights and intelligent health care experiences lead to personalized care and improved operations for providers.