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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Patient Engagement: the Buzzword Revolutionizing Healthcare

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If you are in healthcare, you have likely heard of the latest buzzword on the tip of everyone’s tongues: patient engagement. It refers to the process by which patients become active partners in their health. Ever since CMS made it the main focus of Meaningful Use Stage 2, it has become one of the things […]

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Want Patient Engagement? Give Patients Access to Their Health Histories Online

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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) stipulates that patients must be permitted to review and amend their medical records. As online patient portals and other information technologies make medical records more accessible to patients, it is going to become more commonplace for patients to review their records routinely. Allowing patients easy electronic access […]

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