Every year, HIMSS invites the press to a full-on breakfast to learn about the results of the HIMSS Leadership Survey. No surprise, patient engagement is top of mind for the 330 IT professionals who responded to the survey.
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RWJF announced a $468,000 grant to the Center for Connected Health to develop an “engagement engine” to “convince” consumers to use health and activity trackers and other health apps
How to make a family medicine career more appealing and sustainable is a big project with a long-term horizon. But what can we do right now to reduce patients’ waiting times while we wait for our current health system to transform into something resembling sanity?
Data from 25 years of the HiMSS Leadership Survey (and infographic) offer a look at what was on the minds of these healthcare professional in that time
by Patricia Salber So Farzad Mostashari, former National Coordinator of Health IT and current Visiting Fellow, Engelberg Center, Brookings Institute was walking by our Health Innovation Media video setup at HiMSS 2014 in Orlando.… Read More ›
I’m not attending HIMSS this year, electing instead to keep my sanity. or what’s left of it.
This is the fourth year in row that I have participated in the largest annual gathering of parties in interest to the health informatics ecosystem. From payor to provider to regulator to vendor to the patient and/or consumer of healthcare services, there is always much flare to consider, discard or assimilate.
Lois Drapin shares her insights on Validic’s data integration and innovation offerings along with the wisdom its founders have for fellow entrepreneurs.
Ironic, isn’t it, to think that people would gather in Las Vegas for anything health-related, but yet there we all were, the digital health cabal, talking sensors and wearables and the Internet of Things that nobody is quite sure they want or need yet.
More engaged consumers and patients are those who are more knowledgeable. Given the increasing role of digital processes in healthcare, that means a new component of patient education is needed for health literacy.