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Tonic Health: Making Patient Data Collection Fast and Fun

Tonic Health: Making Patient Data Collection Fast and Fun

May 20, 2015

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Electronic Health Record, Entrepreneurs, Innovation/innovative companies, Patient engagement, Salber:

The Tonic Health platform that makes patient data collection fast, fun and engaging.

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HealthXL & the HealthBeacon-Cleveland Clinic Partnership

May 19, 2015

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Entrepreneurs, HealthXL, Innovation/innovative companies, Videos&Vlogs:

Matchmaker HealthXL forges a “marriage” between startup HealthBeacon and the venerable Cleveland Clinic. They demonstrate that by developing a deep understanding of the needs, wants, and goals of each company, it can lead to a partnership that might not have happened absent the skills of the matchmaker.

Are You Better, Same, or Worse? Your ER Wants to Know

Are You Better, Same, or Worse? Your ER Wants to Know

May 16, 2015

21 comments

Entrepreneurs, HIMSS 2015, Innovation/innovative companies, Meaningful Use, Patient experience, Salber:

A simple electronic survey tool, SMARTworks EffectiveResponse, reduces risk and improves satisfaction for patients discharged from the ER.

HealthSpot: Kiosk Care Powered by Xerox

HealthSpot: Kiosk Care Powered by Xerox

May 12, 2015

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Entrepreneurs, HIMSS 2015, Innovation/innovative companies, Salber, Technology in healthcare:

HealthSpot wants to bring the doctor to you instead of you going to the doctor – now that’s a good idea!

Fred Trotter, data journalist before the buzz cut!

Taking a Meaningful Look at Meaningful Use

May 8, 2015

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Big data, HIMSS 2015, IT, Meaningful Use, Salber:

By working with public use files related to Meaningful Use, the DocGraph team was able to map EHR vendors to specific doctors using their products.

Famous painting from 1891 of "The Doctor" by Samuel Luke Fildes

What is Patient Engagement? Depends on Who You Are

May 7, 2015

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Health care professionals, HIMSS 2015, IT, Patient engagement, Patient experience, Salber:

Pat Salber writes “some of the results of this survey shocked me, particularly the attitudes of the CIOs – technology is a tool, NOT engagement.

The 2015 Google Wearables Challenge

The 2015 Google Wearables Challenge

May 4, 2015

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Innovation/innovative companies, Technology in healthcare:

If I had been anywhere else, I would have been surprised to see so many people wearing Google Glass. While Glass has kinda disappeared as a must-have accessory for fanboys and fangirls, folks interested in exploring new frontiers in health care wearables are building software to enable Glass to do cool new things.

Brush Up: The  Toothbrushing Game

Exploring Patient Engagement at HIMSS 2015

April 26, 2015

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Innovation/innovative companies, Patient engagement:

Patient engagement products dominated this years HIMSS meeting in Chicago. Join Michael MIllenson as he explores patient engagement at HIMSS 2015

Lisa Suennen - the Venture Valkyrie

HIMSS15: The Patient Takes Center Stage

April 25, 2015

12 comments

IT:

I have just returned from HIMSS 2015 where I found that this hypothetical hybrid Monster has come to life, much to my surprise. In three short years, HIMSS has gone from an event where electronic medical records (EMRs) took center stage to one where the focus was very much on the patient/consumer, a voice that was entirely missing in the HIMSS of 2012.

Physician Retraining to Increase PCP Supply

Physician Retraining to Increase PCP Supply

April 24, 2015

7 comments

Innovation/innovative companies:

Physician Retraining & Reentry has >70 students, 20 more in the pipeline, 7 approaching completion & 13 graduates who are either employed or pursuing jobs.