Post Tagged with: "patient engagement"

Engaging Patients with an Apple and Health Apps: Watches Are No Longer Just for Telling Time

Engaging Patients with an Apple and Health Apps: Watches Are No Longer Just for Telling Time

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September 12, 2014

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These innovations will further allow the electronic patient to become more of a mainstream phenomenon. However, in order to be effective, physicians and other healthcare providers must embrace these technologies and begin to better understand their utility in all patient populations.

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Dr. Jaan Sidorov, host of Disease Management Care Blog

Just What Is “Patient Engagement” in Health Care?

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August 20, 2014

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Patient experience:

It’s unclear if real purpose of achieving patient “engagement” is greater autonomy, relationship-building, making health care more responsive, reducing costs, or improving public health. As a result, it’s a catchphrase has become all things to all people.

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Advice From A Veteran Player In Patient Engagement

Advice From A Veteran Player In Patient Engagement

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March 26, 2014

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HiMSS14, Patient experience, Videos&Vlogs:

By Tammy Tran Michael O’Neil, Founder and CEO of GetWellNetwork, has been talking about patient engagement for the past 14 years to anyone willing to… Read More ›

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Patient Engagement by PatientPoint

Patient Engagement by PatientPoint

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March 21, 2014

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HiMSS14, Salber, Technology in healthcare, Videos&Vlogs:

by Patricia Salber In this #HiMSS14 interview with @docweighsin, Chris Martini, President, Network Solutions at Patient Point. Listen as he describes PatientPoint’s patient engagement solutions.… Read More ›

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Gary Greensweig, DO, Dignity Health

The Value of Kindness in Healthcare

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March 14, 2014

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Patient experience, Salber:

87% of Americans feel that kind treatment by a physician is more important than other key considerations in choosing a health care provider.

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The Power Of Conversations Between Physicians And Patients

The Power Of Conversations Between Physicians And Patients

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March 13, 2014

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Patient experience:

Rich conversation is the pathway to quality, to efficiency, to affordability… when we have good conversations, we are practicing individualized medicine in its most authentic—it’s most human—form.

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HiMSS 2014:  A Chat with Dr. Devin Jopp of CEO and President of WEDI

HiMSS 2014: A Chat with Dr. Devin Jopp of CEO and President of WEDI

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March 12, 2014

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HiMSS14, Salber, Technology in healthcare, Videos&Vlogs:

by Patricia Salber As a part of our role as a Social Media Ambassadors at HiMSS14 in Orlando, Florida, Gregg Masters (behind the camera) and I… Read More ›

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Doing Patient Engagement For The Wrong Reasons Doesn’t Work

Doing Patient Engagement For The Wrong Reasons Doesn’t Work

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February 10, 2014

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PROVIDERS:

There are two reasons why an organization should get involved with patient engagement. The right reasons and the wrong reason.

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Managing Risk and Modifying Lifestyle: The Role of Mobile Applications (Can an App a Day Keep the Doctor Away?)

Managing Risk and Modifying Lifestyle: The Role of Mobile Applications (Can an App a Day Keep the Doctor Away?)

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January 23, 2014

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Mobile applications have the potential to revolutionize preventative care. As we continue to work to engage our patients and motivate them take individual responsibility for their health status, we must take advantage of emerging technologies.

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Satisfaction With Provider Communication In Recent Study Is Lower In Patient Center-Medical Homes (PCMH) Than Non-PCMH

Satisfaction With Provider Communication In Recent Study Is Lower In Patient Center-Medical Homes (PCMH) Than Non-PCMH

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January 10, 2014

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PROVIDERS, SYSTEMS:

A recent blog headline on the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) recently caught my attention. It was entitled Patient Satisfaction With Medical Home Quality High. I was intrigued. I asked myself high compared to what? Non-PCMH practices?

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