Search Tag: patient engagement

Executive Health Management

The whole patient

2018 07 Nov

I am a cancer patient. I have experience first-hand how society’s view on patients deals a massive blow to your own sense of self-worth. Friends stop calling you, or they call you way too much. Healthcare professionals are too stressed out to talk to you. To top it all, you are limited to doing absolutely nothing for several months, or even years.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Patient Engagement: What do advocates think?

2018 07 Nov

Challenges and opportunities for keeping engaged. With patient engagement there comes increasing responsibility – on the patient, their family and the provider. HealthManagement.org spoke to four leading patient advocates for their views on approaching patient engagement and the challenges that lie ahead. Dave deBronkart... Read more

Executive Health Management

Person and family engagement

2018 07 Nov

The key to caring for the whole patient. Person and family engagement (PFE) has been called the blockbuster drug of the 21st century. How can hospitals implement engagement so that patients and families are partners in patient safety? What if I told you there is a new medicine that could accelerate medical error prevention, improve... Read more

Health Management

Social media in healthcare: opportunities and challenges

2018 20 Feb

Opportunities and challenges Tips and pointers from FutureLearn trainer on optimal use of social media for crisis management, patient engagement and preventive healthcare. How important is it that healthcare engages in social media practice? What about social media is most challenging for healthcare organisations? In this era of information... Read more

Health Management

Enhancing the patient experience with video information

2018 20 Feb

Modern-day devices to help the modern-day patient. How the use of video information and modern-day devices can help with patients who are dealing with anxiety in anticipation of radiology testing and treatment. In December 2015, Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s imaging services department was selected and honoured as one of seven grant recipients by... Read more

IT Management

HIMSS Pop Health Forum 2017

2017 02 Oct

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IT Management

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

Executive Health Management

Patient Engagement and Profit Improvement

2017 03 Apr

Cost is always an important issue in healthcare, and a new report from Press Ganey shows hospitals with better patient experience scores also reaped financial benefits. See Also : Why Don’t We Introduce Patients Into Healthcare Management? Press Ganey’s annual “Strategic Insights” report examined patient experience scores, care quality data... Read more

IT Management

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