Improving transparency between physicians and their patients by allowing patients to view their visit notes in their health records can improve patient satisfaction, trust and safety, according to a recently published study.
John M. Kravitz, who became CIO of the Geisinger Health System about four months ago, has a broad strategic vision for what IT can do to facilitate continuous transformation in care delivery at the already-pioneering integrated health system
Patient engagement and an enhanced patient experience has been a challenge for providers to date, but a new survey from the Physicians Foundation has found that the physician-patient relationship remains strong, with nine out of 10 U.S. adults noting high levels...
Vivek Reddy, M.D., CMIO at the 20-plus-hospital UPMC in Pittsburgh, shares his perspectives on the long journey towards optimized physician documentation—and what he and his colleagues have learned so far
A new collaboration between Intermountain Healthcare's Precision Genomics program and Stanford Genome Technology Center is pushing forward to the actual clinical application of precision medicine principles.
A new study by analysts at PriceWaterhouseCoopers finds that healthcare consumers are very interested in wearable devices—and also that providers have a real opening for patient engagement around those wearables
While there is rapid growth in the use of digital health tools, such as activity trackers and health apps, a survey found that nearly half of consumers (46 percent) say their physician is not incorporating self-collected health data in guiding their healthcare.
What are the implications for healthcare and healthcare IT leaders of the surging interest among consumers in wearable devices? PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ Vaughn Kauffman discusses the results of a just-released PwC survey of consumers
About a quarter of healthcare providers report that their telemedicine and telehealth programs are financially sustainable and are improving efficiency, patient volumes and loyalty by filling gaps in medical specialties or helping chronically ill patients,...
Yale New Haven Health System's interim CIO Lisa Stump shares how the health system's thoughtful approach to deploying health information technology can transform data into meaningful information for clinicians to drive improved outcomes.