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Exploring Patient Engagement at HIMSS 2015

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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

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Patient Engagement Top Issue For IT Professionals

Patient Engagement Top Issue For IT Professionals

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April 13, 2015

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Challenges, IT, Salber:

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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Are Health Apps The Right Approach to Patient Engagement?

Are Health Apps The Right Approach to Patient Engagement?

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April 11, 2015

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Patient experience:

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

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Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

Taking Patient Engagement Into the Shark Tank

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April 7, 2015

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Patient engagement, Patient experience, Public Health, Technology in healthcare:

Shark Tank billionaire Mark Cuban weighed into the healthcare conversation last week and lit up the Twitterverse. While the topic–patient engagement and ownership of health data–has been growing in magnitude and number of influential players, to have a high-profile influencer like Cuban enter into the mix and accelerate the conversation is a bit of an unexpected (or perhaps calculated?) gift.

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Patient Engagement: Overused Sound Bite or Transformative Opportunity?

Patient Engagement: Overused Sound Bite or Transformative Opportunity?

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April 2, 2015

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Patient engagement, POLICY:

Criteria for Stage 3 of meaningful use of EHRs were released recently and there is lots of controversy, as would have been predicted. One set of recommendations that is raising eyebrows is around patient engagement.

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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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Michael Millenson, President of Health Quality Advisors

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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