Patient Engagement

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News | Wearables | 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

Image courtesy of Wake App Health SL

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..., 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 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...

AliveCor Mobile ECG, AFib, detection, atrial fibrillation

AliveCor Mobile ECG image courtesy of AliveCor

News | ECG Monitoring Services | September 10, 2015

September 10, 2015 — AliveCor Inc. announced significant milestones related to patients with...

uberization of healthcare

Physicians are starting to "prescribe" smartphone apps to patients for education, tracking their health or to interface with wearable monitor devices. This physician is using an app created by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) to educate a patient about cardiac function.


Feature | Cardiovascular Business | September 04, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Today, in a world of immediate access to information anywhere on the planet using a smartphone, consumers expect...

wearable sensors, Verizon, fitness trackers, smart watches
Feature | Wearables | July 13, 2015

July 13, 2015 - Wearable sensors are...

Most Wired, CHIME, information technology, secuirty, patient engagement
News | Information Technology | July 10, 2015

July 10, 2015 - Health data security and patient engagement are top priorities for the nation's hospitals, according...

Apple, ResearchKit, open software research, medical research apps
Technology | June 16, 2015

June 16, 2015 - In March, Apple announced the launch of ResearchKit, an open source software framework designed for...

CPeH, CMS, ONC, Meaningful Use Stage 3 requirements, comments
News | Information Technology | June 10, 2015

June 10, 2015 - The nation's top consumer, patient and labor advocates recently praised the proposed Stage 3...

Kareo, Apple Watch App, practice efficiency, messaging, mobile devices
News | Wearables | May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015 — Kareo announced the launch of its Apple Watch App. This most recent innovation extends the...

MyChoiceMD, northern Colorado, self-pay patients, mobile
News | Patient Engagement | May 18, 2015

May 18, 2015 — A new service called MyChoiceMD is preparing to launch in Colorado that aims to revolutionize the way...

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