Could Micro-Scale Body Sensors be the Future of Patient Engagement?

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Patient engagement has become the key to improving quality of care. The larger the role a patient plays in his or her own healthcare, the smaller the possibility of readmission. The adoption of patient portals along with the incorporation of mobile health apps has enabled physicians and patients to work together on successful personalized treatment […]

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Patient Engagement Swings to the Consumer View

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Guest post by Frank Irving, Editor for Medical Practice Insider If you’ve been thinking about “engagement” in terms of getting patients to listen to you more intently, it’s time for a shift in perception. Engagement is now being shaped in the consumer world, supported by a catalog of more than 40,000 end-user mobile apps for […]

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Can New Practice Management Models Increase Patient Engagement for Millennials?

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As the pressure increases on physicians to see more patients each day, the active role that patients play in their own care has become more crucial. In fact, patient engagement is often seen as the key to quality care. Through patient engagement, for example, a physician is able to build trust with patients, therefore increasing […]

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mHealth: The Game-Changer That’s Driving Patient Engagement

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If your healthcare organization isn’t considering mHealth in its efforts to improve treatment outcomes, promote patient engagement and increase profitability, chances are you’re falling behind the times. Mobile health isn’t just the future of healthcare anymore – it’s here now, patients are increasingly asking for it, and the big players in the industry have taken […]

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Latinos Want to Become Active Players in Their Diabetes Treatment and Disease Prevention

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For many years, technology has impacted every aspect of our daily lives – and it is slowly making its way into healthcare. In fact, health information technologies, such as patient portals, are redefining the physician-patient relationship and transforming the way in which diseases are diagnosed and patient care is delivered. The question is: do patients […]

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Infographic: EHR Software Improves Preventive Care Rates

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In this infographic you’ll find some interesting facts about electronic health record software and preventive care. EHR systems can be integrated with a patient portal to improve health outcomes, increase patient engagement and achieve Meaningful Use. Blake Rodocker Business Development Manager at Bridge Patient Portal. Passionate about helping healthcare businesses grow.

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A Dilemma for the Digital Age: Should Providers Monitor Patients via mHealth Devices?

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Guest post by Eric Wicklund, Editor for mHIMSS.org When a physician sends a patient home with a set of instructions for continued care, how far should the doctor go to make sure those instructions are followed? The mHealth world is being flooded these days with platforms that promote doctor-patient communication and care management outside the […]

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Finding Value in the Patient Portal

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Many physicians are still unsure about the value of a patient portal and how implementing one can lead to better care. I was recently asked the following questions in a group forum discussion about patient portals. My responses are based on personal experience, as well as feedback from clients and colleagues within the healthcare industry. […]

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How to Use a Patient Portal to Meet Meaningful Use Stage 2

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Patient engagement is a buzzword that’s been flying around for a while. In case you’re not familiar with it, here are a few industry definitions. “The process by which patients become invested in their own health.” “Patients’ use of educational materials and online resources to learn about better health and/or their own health conditions.” “When […]

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Medical Records Access Increases Patient Satisfaction

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A recent study by Aeffect and 88 Brand Partners showed that patients who use electronic medical records are substantially more satisfied with their physicians overall. They also tend to be more satisfied when it comes to different areas of their care. Across the board, satisfaction rates across all 8 categories were between 9 and 11 basis […]

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