Patient Engagement

Digital and Personal Connected Health

David Asch, MD, executive director at Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation, speaking at the Digital and Personal Connected Health conference Monday at HIMSS18.

By Jonah Comstock 03:27 pm March 05, 2018
Speakers at the Digital and Personal Connected Health say a research-like approach is key in finding new ways to solve problems.
Uber Health transportation app
By Susan Morse 11:07 am March 02, 2018
Uber ups its competition with Lyft in gaining provider partnerships in the medical transport business.
personal genomics
By Bernie Monegain 01:39 pm March 01, 2018
Helix has closed a $200 million financing round and said it plans to expand its personal genomics marketplace to accelerate consumer adoption of genomics.
digital whiteboards Fitbit tracking
By Bill Siwicki 10:01 am March 01, 2018
It's all part of providing the best experience possible while improving care and gaining efficiencies, officials from the patient engagement company say.
call center console communication platform

Credit: Telmediq

By Mike Miliard 04:17 pm February 28, 2018
Integrates with Epic, Cerner and Meditech EHRs, allowing call center agents to take inbound calls from patients and clinicians and contact clinical staff via secure text.
value-based care

Wolters Kluwer Health CEO Diana Nole

By Jessica Davis 01:47 pm February 27, 2018
While value-based care is often seen as a challenge, Diana Nole feels it’s an opportunity to shift into improving outcomes and improving quality.
patient advocacy

Kristina Sheridan is a department head and researcher at the MITRE Corporation. She and her daughter Kate will talk about patient empowerment at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Jonah Comstock 12:31 pm February 23, 2018
Chronic disease patients can teach the healthcare system a lot about making the system work better.
HIMSS18 guide to patient experience

The scheduled is packed with patient experience educational sessions and show floor demos planned for HIMSS18.

By Jack McCarthy 10:24 am February 21, 2018
From the rise of Chief Experience Officers and cool new tools to scalable programs, there are a lot of sessions about enhancing the patient experience.
educating patients

In a new study of more than 400 participants, patient educators will provide education information through bedside laptops instead of printed materials in hopes of better engaging patients.

By Dave Muoio 10:26 am February 14, 2018
Researchers are investigating whether giving patients consumer-friendly digital tools can help improve adherence to lower readmissions, and they’ll share the results at HIMSS18.
CXO in healthcare

University of Chicago Medicine CXO Susan Murphy will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 7. 

By Jessica Davis 10:14 am February 14, 2018
University of Chicago Medicine Chief Experience and Innovation Officer dives into her role and how it can be used to improve patient experiences, engage employees and fuel patient engagement.

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