Patient Engagement

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Technology | Population Health | January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016 — Boston Scientific Corp. and Accenture have developed a cloud-based, data-driven digital health...
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 | 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 mobile application called “...
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 patient access and...
StopAfib.org, atrial fibrillation, AF-related stroke, patient engagement materials

Infographic courtesy of StopAfib.org
 

News | Stroke | November 03, 2015
November 3, 2015 — In recognition of World Stroke Day, the patient-focused organization StopAfib.org launched a diverse...
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 atrial fibrillation (AFib...
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 more...
wearable sensors, Verizon, fitness trackers, smart watches
Feature | Wearables | July 13, 2015
July 13, 2015 - Wearable sensors are expected to play a big role in healthcare in the coming years, according to...
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 to...
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 Meaningful...