Patient Engagement

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

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 | Wearable Sensors | 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 | Wearable Sensors | 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...

Geneva Healthcare, Geneva Healthcare Suite 2.0, HRS, patient engagement
Technology | May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 — Geneva Healthcare will showcase a set of new features on The Geneva Healthcare Suite – a technology...

Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

Patient engagement plays a key role in the Stage 3 MU rules, where patients are more involved in their health management and treatment decisions. Part of Stage 3 requires electronic patient access to all their medical records, enabled by patient portals, as in this example of Carestream's Vue Motion software.

Feature | Information Technology | May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...

Blog | April 23, 2015

U.S. healthcare reform is largely being driven through adoption of new information technology (IT), so it is no...

Videos | Information Technology | April 23, 2015

DAIC/ITN Editor Dave Fornell shows examples of new healthcare IT technology at the 2015 HIMSS meeting that will...

Videos | Information Technology | April 22, 2015

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has issue a draft list Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements. Jeff...

Videos | Wearable Sensors | April 22, 2015

At HIMSS 2015, one of the biggest trends was the explosion of consumer health related wearable devices and...

Mobile medical apps, survey, UK, Research Now
News | April 21, 2015

April 21, 2015 — A new study from digital data collection provider Research Now looks into the use of...

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