Patient Engagement

Credit: Daman-Microsoft

By Rachel McArthur 05:14 am September 14, 2020
The bilingual Daman Health Bot is an AI-powered tool designed to help users conduct a self-assessment on COVID-19 symptoms, directing them towards the appropriate level of care or action required. 
By Rosy Matheson 02:31 am September 12, 2020
Global health leaders are calling for urgent action to help combat climate change and reduce inequality to improve health around the world during the closing keynote of the HIMSS & Heath 2.0 European Digital event.
By Kat Jercich 10:05 am September 11, 2020
According to the plaintiff's lawyer, HealthAlliance Hospital's Broadway campus directed her to the vendor when she asked for electronic copies of his patient records.

(Top row: left to right) Dr Charles Alessi, HIMSS, Jeroen Tas, Philips

(Bottom row: left-right) Henning Schneider, Asklepios Kliniken Gmbh & Co and Rachel Binks, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

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By 01:32 am September 11, 2020
Technology’s being harnessed to help patients with chronic conditions get back on track with treatment during the pandemic. The HIMSS Digital Dialogue webinar, in collaboration with Philips, explored how digital solutions offered new routes to treatment.
By Sara Mageit 10:50 am September 10, 2020
With the explosion of social media networks in the past decade, gamification has become a powerful tool used to drive user engagement.
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By 05:55 am September 10, 2020
The extent to which the world of digital health has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic has been widely recognised.
By Rosy Matheson 01:55 am September 10, 2020
Leading stakeholders have called for a strategic re-orientation towards value-based care to improve clinical outcomes. This paradigm shift would entail moving from volume to value-based payments.
By Kat Jercich 01:27 pm September 09, 2020
Julian Flannery leads Summus, which offers remote second-opinion services for patients and employers. He says the pandemic has led to a "real acceleration of adoption" for virtual care.
By Kat Jercich 10:55 am September 09, 2020
However, it can augment people's routines and improve their day-to-day lives, said an expert panel at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe Digital Conference.
By Mike Miliard 08:45 am September 09, 2020
More than ever, the global COVID-19 crisis has shown the imperative of a connected, secure and outcomes-driven healthcare ecosystem, and the HIMSS Digital Health Indicator can help.