Patient Engagement

patient-centered care
By Bernie Monegain 03:25 pm February 06, 2018
But building the new model of care plans is a difficult task, Mass General geriatrician Terry O’Malley says.
patient engagement

Geeta Nayyar, MD, the chief healthcare innovation officer for Femwell Group Health and TopLine MD TV host.

By Jessica Davis 09:36 am February 06, 2018
Femwell Group Health Chief Healthcare Innovation Officer Geeta Nayyar explains why it’s important to make sure women have a seat at the table when making strategic tech decisions about patient engagement and other trends.
EHR alerts

By integrating information from the EHR with a drug knowledge database, the workflow change can reduce nuisance alerts.

By Bernie Monegain 01:51 pm February 05, 2018
A consolidated architecture that combines patient EHR data with medication information could enable more informative and actionable medication alert systems, Charlie Hart says.

University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Credit: Google Maps

By Jeff Lagasse 01:12 pm February 05, 2018
Chris Mitchell, a business intelligence developer at the University of Virginia Medical Center, will explore the topic in-depth during the HIMSS18 conference in Las Vegas in March.
patient data access
By Mike Miliard 09:55 am February 05, 2018
The increase in patient engagement efforts in recent years has caused some basic rethinking of long-held assumptions about how to foster wellness. Technology is a big must-have, of course. But what about the ownership of data?
cvs aetna
By Susan Morse 02:19 pm February 02, 2018
The request extends the Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period for the acquisition, but CVS Health continues to expect the deal will be completed in the second half of 2018, according to an SEC filing.
CHIME opioid task force
By Mike Miliard 12:26 pm February 02, 2018
The group held its first meeting in hopes to encourage broader participation among its 2,500-plus members across U.S. and abroad.
telehealth

The Texas Army National Guard moves through flooded Houston streets from Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Army photo

By Bill Siwicki 09:25 am January 25, 2018
Harris County Public Health says remote care helped with cost savings critical to maintaining operations during and after major storms.
Microsoft app

The HealthVault Insights app will be removed from the iOS, Android, and Windows storefronts before the end of the month.

By Dave Muoio 04:26 pm January 22, 2018
The app-based service collected data from Apple Health and Google Fit services and delivered guided trend analytics to users and providers.

For the first time, HIMSS18's showroom floor will feature new 20-minute "Lightning Sessions" about pressing HIT issues.

By Laura Lovett 12:58 pm January 22, 2018
The high-energy 20-minute sessions on the show floor will also address FHIR, patient matching, population health and other pressing issues health IT issues.

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