Patient Experience through the Lens of Racism: A Patient Experience Symposium Discussion with Sachin Jain, MD

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare systems need to have a plan to provide better patient care and combat systemic racism. I am looking forward to discussing this with Sachin Jain, MD at the upcoming Patient Experience Symposium.

8 Ways Practices Are Investing in Patient Experience Now

Healthcare IT Today

Providing a great patient experience is slowly shifting from a differentiator to a survival tactic. In a world where reimbursements are tied to patient experience and where online ratings can impact patient volume, practices can’t afford not to focus on experience. But are practices investing in patient experience?

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An Opportunity to Offer a Unique Patient Experience Amidst the Pandemic

Healthcare IT Today

As healthcare struggles to deal with the pandemic, I hurt as I see how many healthcare organizations are struggling, but I also look at the tremendous opportunities that are available for healthcare to do so much more for patients.

One Job for Health IT Leadership

Healthcare IT Today

“The role of leadership is to provide CLARITY versus certainty” – Dr. Rasu Shrestha Dr. Rasu Shrestha, Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President at Atrium Health, spoke these powerful words at the recent EXPO.health Interactive Series event and immediately broke the webinar chat feature.

Does Patient Experience Transformation Depend on Digital Transformation? – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Richard Corder (@RichardCorder) from @t1healthcare on the topic “Does Patient Experience Transformation Depend on Digital Transformation?” HITsm C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT #HITsm Topics Digital Transformation Health IT Community Healthcare Leadership Patient Experience Richard Corder TiER1 Performance

Numerous Announcements of COVID Vaccine Solutions is Encouraging

Healthcare IT Today

Over the past two weeks, Healthcare IT Today has received 100+ Press Releases and offers to interview executives from Health IT companies with COVID vaccine solutions.

Safety Leadership: Overcoming & Avoiding Bias

Christina's Considerations

Earlier this year I wrote an article for healthcare professionals on safety leadership. Healthy Children and Families Hospitals & Health Systems The Patient Experience Workplace Health and WellnessThe idea is that scientific methods, standardization and reliability are not enough to reduce error and failure. Sometimes human performance in the actual environment of care is.

Intent, Insiders/Outsiders and Insights — Disney Institute’s Women’s Leadership Summit

Health Populi

I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to spend much of this week at the inaugural Disney Institute Women’s Leadership Summit. There is no work-life balance, she quickly shared, based on her experience. There’s another verb that Julianna called out: “Leadership,” is not a noun, she asserted. I won’t go into the details here – you can experience these from one of Steve’s TED-style talks here. With his vision and leadership, we eradicated measles and the Nazis, too.

Is the COVID Vaccine the Shot in the Arm We Need for Healthcare Access?

Healthcare IT Today

Meeting patients where they are has been a rallying cry for the past several years, but healthcare is still challenged by access challenges. The COVID vaccine might just be the shot in the arm we need to make meaningful progress towards improved healthcare access for all patients.

Designing for Patients and Clinicians: Expanding The Human in Human Centered Design (HCD)

Healthcare IT Today

A nurse practitioner (NP) was telling patient advocates how to help patients prepare better for appointments. This article was co-authored by Geri Lynn Baumblatt & Amy Bucher.

Intermountain Healthcare: Optimizing the Patient Experience Through Telehealth Interoperability

American Well

As a healthcare innovator, Intermountain has worked diligently to put in place both patient-facing and back-end integrations needed for successful enterprise-wide telehealth interoperability. In this two-part interview, leaders from Intermountain’s digital team discuss Connect Care’s telehealth integration and interoperability from the perspective of the patient and from that of the provider. Intermountain is in the process of optimizing the patient telehealth experience.

How to Think About Healthcare Chatbots

Healthcare IT Today

One of the most exciting areas of healthcare IT is the automation of so many of the mundane tasks that exist in healthcare.

Top Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Companies

Healthcare IT Today

When COVID-19 really hammered us in April, it was amazing to see how quickly healthcare organizations had to turn on telehealth visits at their organization. It really wasn’t a surprise since the shutdowns and stay-at-home orders really gave healthcare organizations very few choices.

Text Messaging Must be a Part of Your Digital Transformation

Healthcare IT Today

Since the pandemic began, healthcare organizations have been making significant process and technology changes to see and treat patients safely. The following is a guest article by Dan Simenc, Chief Revenue Officer, SR Health by Solutionreach.

Electronic Signatures Can Reduce Costs, Speed Care Delivery

Healthcare IT Today

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A Look at Humanizing Healthcare and the Telehealth Landscape

Healthcare IT Today

Humanizing healthcare is a big vision that anyone who has been a patient can appreciate. Far too often patients feel like cogs in the big machine that is healthcare.

I’m not gonna lie to you Marge… What Don’t We Tell Patients and Families?

Healthcare IT Today

C-Suite Leadership Clinical Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT Advance Care Planning Doctor-Patient Communication family caregiver Health Literacy Improving Patient Communiations Patient Education Patient Experience physician experience plain languageIt was Valentine’s day and I was at a party. The last few weeks things were good: my dad hadn’t been in and out of the hospital or the ER.

Social Media Data Privacy and Rights – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

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HIPAA Enforcement Discretion Offered by OCR for Online or Web-Based Scheduling Apps Used for COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments

Healthcare IT Today

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The Role of AI Technology in Healthcare and the Changes It Will Bring – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

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A Look at Patient Engagement Amidst COVID-19 with Luma Health CEO Adnan Iqbal

Healthcare IT Today

The following is an interview with Adnan Iqbal, Co-Founder and CEO of Luma Health. Tell us a little bit about yourself and Luma Health.

How Can Healthy Data Fix Healthcare?

Healthcare IT Today

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Social Insecurities: How Do Technology and Other Interventions Impact Clinician, Patient, and Care Partner Dynamics?

Healthcare IT Today

Geri has a unique perspective and a variety of experiences in healthcare that will make for some great content. Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Clinical Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring clinical encounter Doctor-Patient Communication family caregiver Healthcare Communication Human Centered Design patient engagement Patient Experience

Google Cloud and Highmark Health Partner to Create Patient Engagement Platform

Healthcare IT Today

Highmark Health has signed a six-year deal with Google Cloud under which the two will build and manage a new platform designed to streamline patient care delivery.

Connecting the Art of Care to the Science (Technology) of Care

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Andy Nieto, Global Healthcare Solutions Manager at Lenovo. Five digital strategy steps Health IT expert and former Cleveland Clinic CIO Ed Marx headlined a recent EXPO health event with a talk on “Five Keys to Developing a Digital Strategy.”

Unlocking Healthcare’s “Digital Front Door” with Integrated Virtual Care

Healthcare IT Today

After our extremely popular virtual meetup on “How Healthcare Organizations are Integrating Virtual Chronic Care Solutions to Adjust to the Next Normal,” we decided we needed to do a follow up conversation with our panelists to cover areas of virtual care we weren’t able to get to in our first discussion.

Interoperability Between Hospitals and EMS is a Light Switch Away

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Emily Burch Harris, Freelance Health Writer.

COVID-19 Is Ushering in a Consumer Revolution in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Consumer Revolution in Healthcare Health Payment Systems Healthcare Consumerism Healthcare Costs Healthcare Cybersecurity Terry RowinskiThe following is a guest article by Terry Rowinski, President & CEO of Health Payment Systems, Inc. We’re now several months into navigating our next normal.

Health IT Industry Outlook Survey Reveals Six Key Leadership Trends for 2019

Electronic Health Reporter

42 percent of health IT leaders rate updating technology to improve the patient experience as the top objective for 2019, followed by measuring improvement in patient care (33 percent). Coinciding with this pivotal focus on empowering the patient care journey, 45 percent of respondents […]. The article Health IT Industry Outlook Survey Reveals Six Key Leadership Trends for 2019 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

What’s your Vision for 2020 and Beyond?

Healthcare IT Today

Carium’s own Lygeia Ricciardi is one of our A-List speakers at our new EXPO.health Experience Series that will join Ed Marx and other health IT leaders in an interactive discussion about digital […].

What Do Patients Expect Now? – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Tim Dybvig (@timdybvig) from @ExperityHealth on the topic of “What Do Patients Expect Now?“ with a spotlight on patient engagement. We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 10/9 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Asparia Chatbot Integration with Epic Yields a Seamless Experience for Patients and Epic Users

Healthcare IT Today

If I were to map out the phases of EMR, it would look like this: EMR Adoption. Rapid EMR adoption and implementation fueled by the generous government incentive program (Meaningful Use) EMR Consolidation.

The Road to Personal Healthcare Transformation

Healthcare IT Today

Andy is one of our A-List speakers at our new EXPO.health Experience Series. The following is a guest article by Andy Nieto, Global Healthcare Solutions Manager at Lenovo.

Banner Health brings AI driven virtual assistants for better patient experience

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Buoy Health AI triage bot True to their mission “Making health care easier, so life can be better”, Banner Health has invested in digital health technologies to support their patient experience. Given trends towards consumerism and digital health usage, Banner understands that many patients begin their care journey with internet searches, at a time when these patients feel sick and most vulnerable.

COVID-Related Investments In Advanced Tech May Position Hospitals For Future Success

Healthcare IT Today

Remote Patient Monitoring RPMStuck between a rock and a hard place, over the last several months, healthcare organizations have made investments in cutting edge tech despite the job COVID was doing on their finances.

Improve the Patient Experience with a 360-Degree Approach

Perficient

Owning the patient experience is about managing 360 degrees of healthcare member care delivery. Providers overestimate the quality of the healthcare delivery experience as compared to the perception of their patients’ Providers tend to say that the patient experience is critical to the success of their organization, yet leadership within these groups tends to rank the patient experience outside of their top five priorities.

Engagement is the goal. Distraction is just the start.

Healthcare IT Today

From ‘distraction therapy’ to providing educational content at a patient’s ‘medical moment of epiphany’, display devices within a hospital are capable of engaging patients in ways that have a real clinical impact. Jeff Fallon, Chairman & CEO of eVideon Healthcare, a technology company that makes smart devices for patient engagement at the bedside, believes these […].

#HITsm Flash Mob for Good – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

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A Look at Healthcare AI Powered Chatbots and Virtual Assistants with Stefan Behrens from GYANT

Healthcare IT Today

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3 Reasons Why Contactless Payments Are the Future for Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

Not only are patient preferences shifting to a more consumer-style experience model, but […]. Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Revenue Cycle Management Bird Blitch Contactless Payment COVID-19 Patientco Telehealth PaymentsThe following is a guest article by Bird Blitch, CEO and co-founder at Patientco.