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IMAGING Management

Patient-Centered Care: Building the Connected Healthcare Enterprise

2016 06 Apr

CIOs and Health IT Leaders Talk Integration, Interoperability and Images INTRODUCTION Clinical studies have long proven that patient-centered care reduces variability, improves quality in clinical practice and patient outcomes and reduces cost. This is the shared goal of healthcare’s Triple Aim: Simultaneously improving the health of the population,... Read more

IT Management

Are You Paying Your Patients Enough Attention?

2015 11 Dec

Technology is becoming integrated into healthcare processes. In the examination room, for example, use of computers is aimed at promoting safer and more efficient care. However, exam room computing is challenging and there is growing evidence that it can be a threat to patient safety. There is an urgent need to develop and implement patient-centric,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Better Kidney Disease Management with Remote Consultation

2015 09 Nov

Use of telemedicine has proved to be effective in managing patients with chronic kidney disease, according to a new study presented at ASN Kidney Week 2015 in San Diego, California. Telenephrology (web-based consultation) is essentially equal to conventional in-person care for managing the disease, and may even be superior for visit compliance, researchers... Read more

Executive Health Management

Engaging Patients in Anaesthesia, Pain Relief Choice

2015 27 Oct

Shared decision making helps create a more patient-centred process. Now a new study finds that patients became more engaged in their anaesthesia and pain relief options after receiving "decision aids" in the form of informational brochures. The results were presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2015 annual meeting held in San Diego, California. Surgery is... Read more

IMAGING Management

MIR 2015: Creating High Value Patient-Centred Radiological Care

2015 09 Oct

Creating a culture of high value patient-centred radiological care is achievable and has a strong business case, says Geraldine McGinty, New York, a strong advocate of patient-centred care and Imaging 3.0™. Speaking at the Management in Radiology (MIR) annual meeting in Barcelona, McGinty told a tale of two cities, illustrating how services in very... Read more

Executive Health Management

5 Hospital Benefits of Patient-Centred Care

2015 09 Jun

The patient-centred care model benefits patients who become more empowered and receive better care. More than a trend, industry experts and policy advocates everywhere have touted it as the strategy that will fix the healthcare system once and for all, according to Richard Kimball Jr., a financial executive with deep proficiency in the healthcare industry... Read more

IT Management

mHealth Patient Engagement Rises But...

2015 23 May

Although cellular phones and other mobile devices providing patient-centred technology actively engage patients in care, evidence of effectiveness in improving health-related outcomes is limited, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report. In addition, "providers have not been able to effectively leverage technology tools" to improve population health... Read more

IT Management

The State of the Learning Healthcare System

2015 21 May

The vision of the “Learning Healthcare System”, established nearly a decade ago, aims to promote a system by which research is integrated rapidly into clinical practice based on electronic health records (EHR). Supporters and critics of the vision have expressed differing opinions on its progress.“The optimists say that patients are engaged and that... Read more

Executive Health Management

National Recognition For Nationwide Children’s Hospital

2015 16 Mar

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centred processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced. Nationwide Children’s achieved Level 3 standards, the highest... Read more

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#ECR2015: Putting Patients at the Heart of Radiology

2015 07 Mar

Putting patients at the centre of care involves radiologists, patients and next of kin, according to speakers at a session at the European Congress of Radiology today, organised by the ESR’s Patient Advisory Group. Established by the ESR 2 years ago, the PAG includes seven patient representatives from the whole spectrum of disease areas as well as five... Read more

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