Patient Engagement

By Mike Miliard 09:37 am August 24, 2020
The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute will fund a study designed to assess how COVID Watch, its text-based monitoring program, has improved care in hard-hit minority communities – and how it can be further improved.
By Bill Siwicki 11:20 am August 21, 2020
That was just one discovery made by MEBS Counseling when COVID-19 accelerated its plans to add telemedicine. Today it’s seeing close to its normal volume of patients with telehealth alone.
By Kat Jercich 11:14 am August 21, 2020
During a HIMSS20 Digital session, Trapollo CEO Mike Braham described some of the ways that remote care apps can support patient needs.

PainChek uses AI-powered unique facial analysis technology to identify chronic pain in dementia.

By Sara Mageit 07:11 am August 21, 2020
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By Kat Jercich 12:44 pm August 20, 2020
The system had already been using Synchronous Health's services to address burnout and trauma among its caregivers.
L.A. health center reduces no-shows, fills empty slots via text messaging

Universal Community Health Center in South L.A.

By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm August 20, 2020
With new reminder texts in place, the Universal Community Health Center had a drop in no-shows between 5-7% and saw a decrease in empty slots of about 10%.
Telehealth consultation on a tablet
By Jeff Lagasse 10:04 am August 20, 2020
It's becoming much more popular among the age group, but many still don't see it as a substitute for in-person care.

AccessHealth's mobile unit.

By Bill Siwicki 11:54 am August 19, 2020
The health system, which focuses on underserved patients, has boosted its clinical quality measures with telehealth, too.
By Mike Miliard 04:35 pm August 18, 2020
A new survey from CynergisTek finds widespread acceptance and use of virtual care among patients – but also shows that many would lose their enthusiasm if data breaches became common.

(The Gender Spectrum Collection)

By Kat Jercich 11:48 am August 18, 2020
Judge Frederic Block issued a preliminary injunction preventing the Trump administration from reversing an Obama-era expansion of antidiscrimination rules in healthcare.