Patient Engagement

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Vital Connect, VitalPatch, disposable biosensor, HIMSS 2016
Technology | Wearable Sensors | March 03, 2016

March 3, 2016 — Vital Connect debuted the VitalPatch...

Technology | Wearable Sensors | March 02, 2016

March 2, 2016 — Philips announced that it will introduce a next-generation monitoring solution for at-risk patients...

Doctablet, patient education, video platform

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Technology | Patient Engagement | February 19, 2016

February 19, 2016 — Doctablet is an...

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...

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...

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)...

Technology | Population Health | January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016 — Boston Scientific Corp. and Accenture have developed a cloud-based,...

CMS, Meaningful Use replacement, Meaningful Outcomes, JPM16
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | January 15, 2016

January 15, 2016 — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday that it will be ending the...

News | Wearable Sensors | January 12, 2016

January 12, 2016 — Consumers from California, Colorado and Wisconsin filed a nationwide class action lawsuit against...

Circle of Health, Valentin Fuster, mobile application, cardiovascular health

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Technology | Mobile Devices | December 23, 2015

December 23, 2015 — Leading cardiologist Valentin Fuster, M.D., Ph.D., has developed a free...

Carestream, MyVue Center Self-Service Kiosk, patient access, radiology reports, RSNA 2015
Technology | Patient Engagement | December 21, 2015

December 21, 2015 — Carestream Health showcased its MyVue Center Self-Service Kiosk that enhances...

StopAfib.org, atrial fibrillation, AF-related stroke, patient engagement materials

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News | Stroke | November 03, 2015

November 3, 2015 — In recognition of World Stroke Day, the patient-focused organization StopAfib.org launched a...

FDA, CDRH, Patient Engagement Advisory Committee, regulatory decision-making
News | Patient Engagement | September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is establishing an advisory committee...

ONC, Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020, information technology, healthcare
Feature | Information Technology | September 22, 2015

September 22, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health...

Michigan, See You in 7, heart failure, readmissions, ACC
News | Patient Engagement | September 15, 2015

September 15, 2015 — Michigan hospitals participating in the American College of Cardiology’s “See You in 7” program...

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