Post Tagged with: "patient engagement"

Patient Engagement & Health IT – Disillusionment Sets In Poll Shows

Patient Engagement & Health IT – Disillusionment Sets In Poll Shows

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February 27, 2015

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Patient experience:

If a patient chose NOT to use your patient portal, PHR, or smart health apps do you consider them to be “unengaged” in their own healthcare?

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Margaret Cary

Blood on the Sidewalk: A Tale of Cost & Care

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February 18, 2015

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Cary, Challenges, Cost of care, Health care & health policy, INSURANCE, POLICY:

Maggi Cary ponders the condundrum of cost & care in the US Healthcare “System” when she stumbles upon blood on the sidewalk.

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Engaging Patients in Safety: Naughty or Nice?

Engaging Patients in Safety: Naughty or Nice?

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December 12, 2014

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Patient engagement:

The process of engaging patients in making care safer should be seen through a Santa Claus lens. It can be naughty or nice, depending not on good intentions but on the specifics of the intervention.

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Amer Haider, CEO, Doctella

Having Surgery? Check Out Doctella’s Checklists for Patients

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November 6, 2014

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Digital health, HealthTech Conference 2014, Innovation/innovative companies, Patient Safety, Salber:

Until recently, healthcare checklists were aimed at doctors or the care team. But now, a startup, named Doctella, has released an app that features checklists for patients preparing for surgery or some type of medical procedure.

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Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

“Don’t Breathe” from the 2014 Toronto Film Festival

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September 30, 2014

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EDUCATION:

Director Nino Kirtadze had no idea the patient education tool she created in the somewhat engineered documentary film, Don’t Breathe, a film intended as a study in the fragility of human nature. From my seat however, the story she captured only further illuminates how in-the-dark many patients remain when it comes to their own health and the care they receive.

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Engaging Patients with an Apple and Health Apps: Watches Are No Longer Just for Telling Time

Engaging Patients with an Apple and Health Apps: Watches Are No Longer Just for Telling Time

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September 12, 2014

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IT:

These innovations will further allow the electronic patient to become more of a mainstream phenomenon. However, in order to be effective, physicians and other healthcare providers must embrace these technologies and begin to better understand their utility in all patient populations.

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Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

Just What Is “Patient Engagement” in Health Care?

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August 20, 2014

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Patient experience:

It’s unclear if real purpose of achieving patient “engagement” is greater autonomy, relationship-building, making health care more responsive, reducing costs, or improving public health. As a result, it’s a catchphrase has become all things to all people.

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Advice From A Veteran Player In Patient Engagement

Advice From A Veteran Player In Patient Engagement

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March 26, 2014

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HiMSS14, Patient experience, Videos&Vlogs:

By Tammy Tran Michael O’Neil, Founder and CEO of GetWellNetwork, has been talking about patient engagement for the past 14 years to anyone willing to… Read More ›

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Patient Engagement by PatientPoint

Patient Engagement by PatientPoint

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March 21, 2014

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HiMSS14, Salber, Technology in healthcare, Videos&Vlogs:

by Patricia Salber In this #HiMSS14 interview with @docweighsin, Chris Martini, President, Network Solutions at Patient Point. Listen as he describes PatientPoint’s patient engagement solutions.… Read More ›

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Gary Greensweig, DO, Dignity Health

The Value of Kindness in Healthcare

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March 14, 2014

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Patient experience, Salber:

87% of Americans feel that kind treatment by a physician is more important than other key considerations in choosing a health care provider.

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