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Q&A: Bettina Experton Talks About The iBlueButton App

Mary Mosquera | mHIMSS | March 1, 2013

Humetrix has given the iBlueButton a technical design boost as a multi- and cross-platform health information hub that patients and providers can use to share health data at the point of care with the most popular mobile tools. Read More »

Re-Imagining How We Provide And Govern Health Care Using Open Data

Claudia Paz | GovLab | June 7, 2013

Earlier this week, entrepreneurs, data scientists, doctors, health IT innovators, and representatives from Washington gathered for the 4th Annual Health Datapalooza Conference in Washington DC.  What started 4 years ago as a 45 person gathering, now attracts almost 2000 participants... Read More »

Real-Time Location And Mobile Health Solutions Gain Traction, Show ROI

Michael F. Arrigo | Government Health IT | February 20, 2013

According to a recent presentation at a Stanford Business forum, healthcare Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) is an emerging market equaling $325 million worldwide, with an addressable market that is larger... Read More »

Reflecting On Our IT Progress

John D. Halamka | Life As A Healthcare CIO | October 31, 2012

In a time of EHR naysayers, mean-spirited election year politics, and press misinterpretation (ONC and CMS do not intend to relax patient engagement provisions), it's important that we all send a unified message about our progress on the national priorities we've developed by consensus. Read More »

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Examine the Impact of OpenNotes on Patient Safety

Press Release | BIDMC | August 12, 2015

Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) are homing in on the potential benefits of allowing patients access to the notes their clinicians write after a visit. An article published in the August edition of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety suggests that this kind of patient engagement has the power to improve safety and quality of care. The practice of sharing visit notes more readily began with the OpenNotes study in 2010. More than 100 primary care doctors at three hospitals invited 20,000 of their patients to read their visit notes through a secure, patient website.

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Seattle’s Health Innovators of the Year: Industry Group Recognizes 7 Leaders in the Field

Clare McGrane | Geek Wire | November 29, 2016

Washington’s life sciences industry has a habit of flying under the radar, despite the innovative and impactful work being done in labs and clinics around the state every day. But once a year, the Seattle Health Innovation Forum brings this work to the top by recognizing local leaders in health innovation, from researchers to startup mentors to those changing the way we communicate about health. The 2016 Health Innovator of the Year awardees include Ingrid Swanson Pultz, a senior research fellow at the University of Washington’s Institute for Protein Design and the Chief Scientific Officer at PvP Biologics. She received the Imagination Award, which recognizes imaginative problem-solving in the health sciences...

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Sharp Memorial Hospital And Doctors Medical Center Of Modesto Earn Top Rankings In Independent California Patient Engagement Index

Press Release | Axial Exchange | June 24, 2013

Axial Exchange, Inc., a pioneer in using mobile apps to deepen the patient’s role in improving outcomes, today announced the results of its California Patient Engagement Index (PEI) [...]. Read More »

Small Is Beautiful

Daloni Carlisle | eHealth Insider | November 8, 2012

The view from the top at EHI Live 2012 was clear and consistent: without IT the NHS cannot deliver the savings, efficiencies and quality gains demanded of it. Read More »

SMART Apps In The EHR --- This Is Progress!

Sean Nolan | Family Health Guy | September 17, 2012

Last week I had the opportunity to visit my old hometown while attending the SMART conference at Harvard Medical School (and as a bonus I got to catch up with my dad at the super-yummy Publick House in Brighton). I always have high expectations of the Ken and Zac show, but this one was even more notable than most. Read More »

Social Media In Healthcare: 5 Best Practices

Matt Mattox | Axial Exchange | October 24, 2012

Social media has become mainstream in healthcare. The most successful healthcare institutions use social media as a means to an end for existing goals -- not as a collection of tools. Here are 5 best practices: Read More »

Stage 2 Meaningful Use An Ongoing Challenge

Michelle Ronan Noteboom | Healthcare IT News | August 21, 2015

Ever since Stage 2 meaningful use was finalized in 2012, critics have decried the strenuous requirements, especially those tied to patient engagement and transitions of care. Despite objections and relatively low attestation rates in 2014, many eligible hospitals and providers now appear to be on target to attest by the end of 2015...

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StayWell Adds SMART on FHIR App to Krames CareEngage Solution, Increasing Integration Capabilities Across Care Systems

Press Release | StayWell Company | February 21, 2017

The StayWell Company announced today that Krames CareEngageTM powered by Doctella now features a SMART on FHIR application. The SMART on FHIR application is available for testing with clients who use CareEngage for patient education and care management. StayWell will demonstrate the CareEngage solution during #HiMSS17 at booth 3443. CareEngage is an interactive platform that addresses real-world health needs, such as patient compliance and chronic conditions, by keeping patients better informed and engaged in their care...

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Study: Patients Want Online Access To Medical Images

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | July 10, 2013

In a new study by IDR Medical and Carestream Health, researchers found that patients were interested in accessing medical images such as x-rays, CT scans, and mammograms through an online patient portal, with 68% saying it was “extremely likely” they would do so if given the option. Read More »

Survey Suggests Public Is Ready To Engage

Jeff Rowe | Government Health IT | December 18, 2012

As we noted yesterday, many policymakers are keen on the role patients can take in the health IT transition. Given that goal, patient engagement advocates are likely to feel encouraged by a new survey which indicates that a healthy majority of healthcare consumers are willing to make greater use of health IT. Read More »

Telehealth Spurs Big Changes In Care

John Andrews | Healthcare IT News | May 13, 2014

The face of telehealth is changing in ways that are becoming unrecognizable from just a few short years ago...It is now a substantive encounter that reflects the intimacy and personal nature of a face-to-face visit, providers of new-generation technology say...

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