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IT Management

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

IT Management

HIMSS Patient Engagement & Experience Summit 2019

2019 11 Feb

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Health Management

Volume 19 - Issue 1, 2019

2019 21 Jan

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Executive Health Management

Encouraging health app use with seniors

2019 21 Jan

Prevention, patient autonomy and use of digital goods A digital health coaching platform offers sustainable support of the elderly population to improve their mental, emotional and physical fitness. The German healthcare system is still one of the  best in the world. Nevertheless, for many years the contribution of healthcare... Read more

Executive Health Management

Why you can no longer disregard patient engagement

2018 04 Dec

In today’s fiercely competitive world, where nontraditional players in healthcare are aiming to disrupt the industry and seize a share of the pie, healthcare executives need to constantly be on the alert and come up with new strategies for engaging patients across the care continuum. Not only is technology constantly evolving, but there has also been... Read more

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