Patient Engagement

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Videos | Wearables | January 29, 2018
Take a video tour of some of the medical devices designed to improve patient care, improve patient engagement and...
Heart Rhythm Society Partners With WebMD Education to Increase Atrial Fibrillation Awareness
News | Atrial Fibrillation | January 02, 2018
January 2, 2018 — The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), in partnership with WebMD Education, announced in December the launch...
Philips Expands Population Health Management Business With Acquisition of VitalHealth
News | Population Health | December 28, 2017
December 28, 2017 — Philips recently announced that it acquired VitalHealth, a provider of cloud-based population...
Philips Announces Findings of Patient Experience in Imaging Research
News | Cardiac Imaging | October 24, 2017
October 24, 2017 — Philips recently announced the key findings of its research focused on the patient experience in...
Smartphone Apps Help Patients and Providers Manage Atrial Fibrillation
News | Patient Engagement | October 19, 2017
October 19, 2017 — Novel smartphone and tablet applications for atrial fibrillation patients and healthcare...
AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Awards 2017 Connections for Cardiovascular Health Grants
News | Patient Engagement | September 28, 2017
September 28, 2017 — The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular Health (CCH) program is...
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 hypertension trial will examine the possibility of using...
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 new technologies and therapies accompany classic patient safety challenges on...
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 congestive heart...
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, Xcertia,...
smartphone apps, cardiovascular health, Stanford University study, patient self-reporting, population health
News | Population Health | January 04, 2017
January 4, 2017 — In a study published online by JAMA Cardiology, researchers from Stanford University assessed the...
smartphone application, heart attack detection, University of Turku Finland
News | Remote Monitoring | October 28, 2016
October 28, 2016 — A smartphone application developed by researchers at the University of Turku, Finland, can detect...
Videos | Sudden Cardiac Arrest | October 28, 2016
This video, provided by Zoll, demonstrates how cardiologists can explain sudden cardiac death to patients. It is...