Patient Engagement

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for patient engagement.

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...
McKesson, iPad, CVIS, ECG mobile viewer

Dynamic ECG waveforms displayed on an iPad using McKesson's mobile ECG viewer, which directly connects to the hospital's cardiovascular information system or ECG management system. This technology can help speed triage of STEMI patients, allowing diagnosis anywhere, rather than requiring cardiologists to walk down to an emergency department or drive into the hospital to view the ECG.

Feature | Mobile Devices | June 09, 2016 | Dave Fornell
The ubiquitous smartphone has found its way into the pockets of nearly every clinician and patient in recent years and...
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 heart...
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 helping...
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 on...
cardiac rehab, digital health tools, weight loss, ACC study, Mayo Clinic
News | Cardiac Rehabilitation | March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016 — New research finds that adding a digital health tool to traditional cardiac rehabilitation appears to...
Videos | Patient Engagement | March 21, 2016
Examples of patient engagement technologies for medical imaging to meet health IT Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements....
2016 HIMSS Connected Health Survey, information technology, connectivity
News | Information Technology | March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016 — The 2016 HIMSS Connected Health Survey paints an optimistic picture surrounding the emerging trend of...
Paxeramed, CarePassport version 2.0, patient engagement app, HIMSS 2016
Technology | Patient Engagement | March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016 — Paxeramed Corp. has announced the release of version 2.0 of its patient engagement app CarePassport....
Vital Connect, VitalPatch, disposable biosensor, HIMSS 2016
Technology | Wearables | March 03, 2016
March 3, 2016 — Vital Connect debuted the VitalPatch biosensor at the 2016 Healthcare Information and Management...
Technology | Wearables | March 02, 2016
March 2, 2016 — Philips announced that it will introduce a next-generation monitoring solution for at-risk patients in...
Doctablet, patient education, video platform

Image courtesy of Medicine Chiefs Inc.

Technology | Patient Engagement | February 19, 2016
February 19, 2016 — Doctablet is an online educational video resource that uses vibrant animation and simple analogous...
Find Your Heart a Home, ACC, cardiac care hospital, comparison database, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
News | Patient Engagement | February 08, 2016
February 8, 2016 — MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center is one of two hospitals...
Stanford Health Care, MyHealth mobile app, Android
News | Patient Engagement | February 03, 2016
February 3, 2016 — Stanford Health Care recently released a new app that allows patients using Android smartphones to...
American Heart Association, IBM Watson Health, Welltok, workplace heart health

American Heart Association Chief Medical Officer for Prevention Eduardo Sanchez, MD, MPH, checks out Welltok's health optimization app, which will serve as the platform for a new workplace health program in a new collaboration between AHA, IBM Watson Health and Welltok.

Technology | Patient Engagement | February 01, 2016
February 1, 2016 — On February 1, the first day of American Heart Month, the American Heart Association (AHA) announced...