Patient Engagement

Text Messaging Could Help Tackle High Blood Pressure in At-Risk Patients

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News | Hypertension | September 06, 2017

September 6, 2017 — A new National Institutes of Health-funded...

online lifestyle intervention, systolic blood pressure, hypertension, ACC.17, clinical study
News | Hypertension | March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017 — Participants in web-based lifestyle counseling reduced their systolic blood pressure by 10 mmHg,...

ECRI Institute, top 10 patient safety concerns, 2017 report, information technology, healthcare
News | Information Technology | March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017 — Safe implementation of...

CAMC, Charleston Area Medical Center, congestive heart failure readmissions, SmarTigr patient engagement system, TeleHealth Services
News | Patient Engagement | February 09, 2017

February 9, 2017 — Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) has documented reduced readmissions for...

Frost & Sullivan, 18 technologies, growth opportunities, global healthcare, information technology, 2025
News | Information Technology | January 16, 2017

January 16, 2017 — Frost & Sullivan has released a new report, “Vision 2025 – Future of Healthcare,” part of the...

Xcertia, new alliance, guidelines, mobile health applications
News | Mobile Devices | January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 — Four organizations have announced they are forming a new, multi-stakeholder collaboration,...

smartphone apps, cardiovascular health, Stanford University study, patient self-reporting, population health
News | Population Health | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — In a study...

smartphone application, heart attack detection, University of Turku Finland
News | Remote Monitoring | October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016 — A smartphone...

Videos | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | October 28, 2016

This video, provided by Zoll, demonstrates how cardiologists can explain sudden cardiac death to patients. It is...

Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model, CMS, reduce heart attacks and strokes, participants
News | Patient Engagement | July 22, 2016

July 22, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced 516 awardees in 47 states...

mobile health technology, mHealth, privacy and security, Computer magazine study
News | Mobile Devices | July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016 — A new paper published in the June issue of Computer cautions that while...

BBMK Technologies, ClotMD mobile app, real-time warfarin management
Technology | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 14, 2016

July 14, 2016 — BBMK Technologies recently announced the launch of ClotMD, a cloud-based application and mobile...

cardiac rehab, cardiac rehabilitation, CHF, heart failure

Congestive heart failure patient Dorothy Moore committed herself to cardiac rehabilitation and increasing the amount of exercise she did and was able to reverse her heart failure class. Patient engagement is key to improving CHF patient quality of life and outcomes without the use of drugs and devices.

Feature | Cardiac Rehabilitation | May 24, 2016 | Karen D. Walker, RN, MSN, and Stephanie Rejc, MS

Cardiac rehabilitation and exercise training has been shown to improve clinical status and outcomes in congestive...

Stepathlon, exercise, cardiovascular health, Anand Ganesan, ACC.16
News | Patient Engagement | April 20, 2016

April 20, 2016 — A competition that used technology to encourage and track physical activity was effective at...

Videos | ACC | April 15, 2016

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the trends and interesting new technologies from the vendor booths...

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