How Patient Portals Can Do Much More for Healthcare Quality and Costs – Part 1

Phoenix Health Systems

This is the first in a two-part series on how to make the most of patient portals to improve patient engagement, and simultaneously improve care management and financial outcomes. The implementation of Meaningful Use sent providers scrambling to implement patient portals to provide patients access to their health information — AND to reap the program’s financial incentives. ” What Makes A Patient Portal User-Friendly?

Healthcare Providers’ Consumer Experience Gaps – Learnings from Kaufman Hall’s 2019 Index

Health Populi

Providers identified the key capability gaps for consumer-centric care as improving the consumer experience, offering a variety of facility-based access points, utilizing digital tools for health engagement, providing price transparency, and offering more virtual access points. Most U.S.

Why We Are at the Crossroads of the Next Healthcare Disruption

Phoenix Health Systems

At a moment when consumer technology giants Apple, Amazon and Google are poised to put heavy footprints on the healthcare technology environment, new reports of patient dissatisfaction with current hospital EHR solutions seem to be paving the way. Think Meaningful Use — a simple and logical concept that morphed into a bitterly resented multi-phased and complex restructuring of EHR usage over several years. Their millennial children are using Apple Pay for mocha lattes.

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Will Amazon, Apple or Google Succeed as the Next Healthcare Disruptor?

Phoenix Health Systems

Consumer technology giants Apple, Amazon and Google are poised to put heavy footprints on the healthcare technology environment, at the same time new reports of patient dissatisfaction with current hospital EHR solutions are coming out.

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Healthcare CIOs Face New Pressures and Novel Opportunities

David Chou

According to the survey, only 21 percent of CIOs said they believed they were meaningfully involved in market-facing innovations and strategic departmental IT selections. More ominously, only 15 percent of CIOs surveyed (down 55 percent from the previous year) said the role of health system CIO was becoming increasingly strategic. Adding digital to the title reflects an interest in creating new business models by using technology,” he explains.

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Review of Mobile Devices and Health by Ida Sim in the NEJM

mHealth Insight

Data from smartphone applications (colloquially known as “apps”) and an ever-growing range of wearable and environmental sensors can be processed with the use of machine learning and other AI techniques to support medical decision making. temporal and severity profiles of patient symptoms).