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HHS Recognizes Winners for Healthcare Innovation

June 29, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has announced the seven winners of the 2015 HHS Innovates Awards, a program designed to reward creative solutions developed by HHS employees in response to some of the nation’s most...

The Downfall of Tiffany Ingham, M.D. and Tough Climb of Patient Engagement

June 25, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
blog
As long as doctors like Tiffany Ingham, M.D., exist, patients will have trouble truly being engaged and an integral part of their healthcare process. Make no mistake about it, the dismissive doctor is a culture barrier we still face as patients.

Some Patients Want Digital Interactions with Doctors, Most Not Getting Them

June 24, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
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A large chunk of healthcare consumers wish to use emails, websites, mobile apps, and even Facebook to interact with their provider, a new survey revealed.

NYU Langone’s CIO on Becoming Paperless One Application at a Time

June 24, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
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Thanks to leadership at NYU Langone Medical Center, trees will be able to sleep a little easier. Clipboards on the other hand? Not so much.

Judy Murphy, R.N., on the Next Wave of Patient Engagement

June 17, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
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It's time for consumers to become active members of their care teams, according to Judy Murphy, R.N., chief nursing officer and director, Global Business Services, at IBM Healthcare.

Enhancing the Patient Experience at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group in San Diego

May 29, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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At the Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group in San Diego, the implementation of check-in automation has been a big plus for patients and staff

Medicaid Costs and the Logic of IT-Facilitated Population Health: Yakima Valley Knows

May 25, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
blog
New GAO statistics speak to the need for innovative approaches to managing the care of Medicaid enrollees—such as those being pioneered by organizations like the Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

Engaging is Educating and Other Leftover Lessons from HIMSS

April 30, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
blog
There are birthday cakes, smiley faces, and other colorful icons. Why the next development in frontline chronic care management and patient engagement looks a lot like a BuzzFeed quiz.

Study: Patient Portals Could Widen Health Disparities

April 29, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
news
Patient portals could widen health disparities by race, education, and health literacy, according to the findings of a recent study.

KLAS Report Names Top Vendors at Driving Patient Portal Adoption

April 27, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Among rated vendors, Epic, athenahealth and Medfusion are the most effective at helping their customers drive patient portal adoption, according to a new report from the Orem, Utah-based KLAS Research.

Ochsner Health System to Manage Chronic Diseases with Apple Watch

April 27, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
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The New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System is using the recently launched Apple Watch to help manage patients suffering from chronic diseases.
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