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Relation Between Outpatient and Inpatient Portal Use

2021 02 May

A new study analyses the impact of outpatient portal use on how patients use an inpatient portal depending on their previous experience and the overall ability to use technology for health management.   You might also like: Electronic patient portals (ePortal) enable patients and care-partners (eg, family members) to securely access... Read more

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Design and tech expertise influence patient HIT engagement

2019 19 May

Researchers at Penn State University say that people who are confident about machine performance and their own abilities to engage with technology are likely to transfer these attitudes to use of digital healthcare services and providers.   The research team presented results of their study ‘ Digital Doctors and Robot Receptionists:... Read more

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HIMSS Patient Engagement & Experience Summit 2019

2019 11 Feb

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HIMSS Pop Health Forum 2017

2017 02 Oct

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Interim CIOs - The Important Role They Play

2017 22 May

For a Chief Information Officer serving in an interim capacity, one major task he/she needs to focus on is assisting with the successful CIO search. There are also a number of things the interim CIO can do to help address a range of issues that currently challenge healthcare CIOs. These challenges include:   How to improve patient engagement... Read more

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Population Health Requires Engagement of C-suite, Patients

2016 31 Aug

Population health requires buy-in from senior administrators and acceptance from patients. The University of Chicago Medicine has been quite successful in engaging patients and providing them with a great experience while meeting the demands of a value-based system. According to Debra Albert, RN, chief nursing officer and senior vice president... Read more

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Mayo Clinic and Hootsuite: Staff Social Media Training

2015 06 Sep

Mayo Clinic has partnered with Hootsuite to expand the healthcare group's social media education programme. Through this partnership, the two organisations will offer online and in-person educational tools to help healthcare professionals throughout the world learn how to connect with patients via different social media platforms, such as Facebook,... Read more

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Can EHR Portals Follow Pet Records Model?

2015 01 Sep

Using health IT systems is one way to enhance patient engagement with their own health and wellness. For example, healthcare providers implement patient portals and secure messaging tools that enable patients to view their medical records, request prescriptions and medication refills, access lab results, and communicate with their doctors. The Centers... Read more

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mHealth Apps in EHTEL Spotlight

2015 15 Jul

The European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) put mHealth apps in the spotlight in the newly issued report on its annual ‘Thought Leadership Debate’ held in Riga during eHealth Week in May. EHTEL brought together key speakers on the issue of mHealth and integrated healthcare under the theme of ‘Healthcare on the move: The Mobile Triangle of Health... Read more

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5 IT Terms Hospital CEOs Should Know

2015 30 Jun

Healthcare is one area where technology has made a huge impact. New medical devices, medicines and treatments that improve patient care are created as a result of technological advancements.   As technology evolves fast, healthcare executives who come from non-technical backgrounds may find it overwhelming. Hence, it's essential that they understand... Read more