Skip to content Skip to navigation

Patient Engagement

CNIOs Go Strategic

October 20, 2016  |  Heather Landi
With new needs around population health and clinical transformation, the top nurse informaticist role—that of CNIO—is becoming more important than ever, launching CNIOs into newer and more executive roles than ever before.

ONC Pilot Projects Focus on Using, Sharing Patient-Generated Health Data

October 19, 2016  |  Heather Landi
Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has announced two pilot demonstrations with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to determine how patient-generated health data can be used by care teams and researchers.

In MACRA Final Rule, Health IT’s Role Looms Large

October 18, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
With the release of the MACRA final rule last week, healthcare leaders quickly turned to look at the regulation’s many provisions that directly relate to the use of certified EHR technology and more broadly, health information technology.

Survey: Family Docs Say Mobile Tech has Enhanced Office Visits

October 11, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
Nearly three in four family physicians (73 percent) say they consider themselves tech-savvy, and two-thirds of doctors use a mobile device in a professional setting to access medical information more than 10 times a day.

NIH Awards The Scripps Research Institute $87 Million for PMI Enrollment

October 10, 2016  |  Heather Landi
The Scripps Research Institute will receive an additional $87 million in funding form the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand the scope of its work as part of the national Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program.

Patient Engagement Technology: Moving Beyond Patient Portals?

October 6, 2016  |  Heather Landi
As healthcare organizations move towards coordinated care, one health IT analyst says healthcare leaders to think past the patient portal and focus on broader patient engagement technology models.

Healthcare Execs Define Population Health IT at KLAS Keystone Summit

October 6, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
At the KLAS Keystone Summit last month, healthcare IT vendor and provider executives agreed to a definition of core provider population health IT functionality.

Farzad Mostashari: Some Hospitals Engaging in “Very Active Information Blocking”

October 6, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
Farzad Mostashari recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics Managing Editor Rajiv Leventhal on a myriad of healthcare IT issues, including information blocking and drilling down on the results of ACOs to date.

Study: mHealth Program Improves Mental Health Outcomes for Veterans

October 6, 2016  | 
A mobile and web-based wellness program employed by military veterans who had been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan had a positive impact on mental health and wellness outcomes, according to study by researchers in the department of psychiatry at the University...

In Connecticut, Elevating Analytics Across the Enterprise

October 4, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal
A few years ago, Saint Francis Care began to ponder if the organization’s analytics capabilities truly supported its mission of better health and lower costs for a lifetime.

2016 On Track to be Biggest Year for Digital Health Funding

October 4, 2016  |  Heather Landi
2016 is on track to be a big year for digital health funding with almost $2.4 billion in deals in the third quarter alone and funding to date already surpassing 2015’s total funding of $6.1 billion, according to a report from StartUp Health.

ImproveCareNow Network Wins Drucker Prize

September 30, 2016  |  David Raths
The ImproveCareNow Network, which brings together patients, families, clinicians and researchers to improve knowledge and outcomes related to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, is the winner of the 2016 Drucker Prize.


Subscribe to Patient Engagement