Patient portals

Doctor and patient with laptop
By 08:06 am September 30, 2015
The trick is in helping people make their own decisions without being overly prescriptive.
person hacking computer
By 05:48 pm September 24, 2015
There are almost 5 billion connected smart devices already in use. A significant percentage of them are medical devices, from pacemakers to drug pumps. They're already being hacked so often that the trend has its own nickname.
Chanin Wendling
By 06:59 am September 22, 2015
Looking to move forward with a patient engagement initiative? Best to talk with the folks who have been ahead of the game for some time. Geisinger Health System's Chanin Wendling is one of those people.
By 10:57 am September 18, 2015
In health IT, the lingo is continuously evolving and stakeholders don't necessarily agree on a single definition for each term. Sometimes these new terms even just describe older concepts. Little wonder, our columnist writes, that providers sometimes feel in the dark.
US Capitol
By 10:44 am September 17, 2015
Eric Dishman made his way up to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify about just how critical -- a matter of life or death -- access to personal health information can be.
By 09:19 am September 14, 2015
With the increasing adoption of data analytics, providers, health plans and ACOs are quickly transitioning toward a coordinated, integrated and value-based care delivery ecosystem. That's not always an easy task.
Padlocks and computer code
By 08:26 am September 09, 2015
Security specialists bring to market new cloud services to secure PHI and PII for Salesforce users.
Patient using laptop
By 06:00 am September 09, 2015
Kaiser Permanente engages 45 percent of its more than 9 million members through online portals, which offer EHR access and secure physician-patient email. But not all providers are able to demonstrate such healthy numbers.
Woman with wearable tech
By 11:00 am August 25, 2015
Novant Health patients soon will be able to share data from their fitness tracker with their doctor through the health system's electronic patient portal, MyChart.
Butterfly emerging
By 05:40 am August 25, 2015
By now, everyone's got an EMR. And most providers are also making use of ancillary technologies to help harness patient data toward more efficient care and better outcomes. But many species of health IT are still surprisingly underused in the U.S. hospital market.

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