Patient Engagement

EHR Optimization and Clinical Transformation Push Ahead at CHI Franciscan Health

August 30, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
Dean Field, M.D., vice president for informatics and operations at CHI Franciscan Health in Tacoma, Washington, is helping to lead important initiatives in EHR optimization and clinical IT-facilitated care delivery transformation

Premier’s Damore: With the Right Help, ACOs Are Moving in the Right Direction

August 28, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
As new Medicare Pioneer ACO and MSSP program results are released, Premier, Inc.’s Joe Damone shares insights on Premier ACO Collaborative members’ progress across several areas of endeavor

Black Book: EHR Satisfaction Growing Among Large Physician Practices

August 20, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
There appears to be a shift upward in physician experience across the large practice and clinic sector when it comes to electronic health record (EHR) satisfaction, according to an annual survey by Black Book Market Research.

Is a New Era of Patient Engagement Upon Us?

August 19, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
Inspired by the HIMSS Analytics model to track EMR adoption, a new patient engagement model has been created with the aim to spur activity towards a patient-centered healthcare

At iHT2-Seattle, Analytics as a Transformational Change Agent in Care Delivery

August 18, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
In Seattle, healthcare leaders addressed a spectrum of issues facing the industry as patient care organizations begin to leverage analytics capabilities for population health and accountable care purposes

Scottsdale Institute Unveils a New Model to Track Growing Patient and Consumer Engagement Adoption

August 18, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
Stephen Sproul, M.D. of Advocate Physician Partners shares his perspectives on patient engagement—and what the new SI Patient Consumer Engagement Adoption Model might mean for healthcare leaders

Could Well-Implemented IT Help Reverse Primary Care Physicians’ Skepticism Over the New Healthcare?

August 17, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
The results of a recent Commonwealth Fund survey point to both opportunity and risk facing healthcare IT leaders when it comes to end-user acceptance of IT for ACOs and PCMHs

Researchers Find More Benefits of OpenNotes Movement

August 13, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
Researchers from Boston-based Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have zeroed in on the potential benefits of allowing patients access to the notes their clinicians write after a visit.

Research: Web-based Tools Help Improve Patient Engagement, Communication

August 11, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
Web-based toolkits used by patients and/or their healthcare providers in the hospital setting have the potential to increase patient engagement and improve communication with clinicians, according a new study led by researchers at Boston-based Brigham and Women...

Developing a Clinically Integrated Network in a Pediatric Setting: Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s Experience

August 9, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
The leaders at Phoenix Children’s Hospital have been busy at work building a clinically integrated network, and an ACO, in a pediatric setting, and they’ve been learning important lessons along the way

Senior Healthcare Consultant on MU: Providers Need More Breathing Room

August 7, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
In recent weeks, it has become clear the health IT industry wants answers regarding the meaningful use program. Jason Fortin, senior advisor at Impact Advisors, breaks down what is in store for the program and if providers will ultimately get what they want.

Adopting Physicians

August 5, 2015   |  Pete Rivera
I have been going to my family practitioner for years. During these visits I have been able to witness the devolution of the EMR.
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