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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Creating a Successful Patient Engagement Strategy

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Communication is an integral component of patient engagement, but it isn’t easy to accomplish – particularly due to the fact that people communicate, process and interpret interactions differently. There are some ways, however, to overcome communication barriers. Healthcare professionals need to understand that successful patient engagement strategies require patience. In fact, developing a successful strategy, […]

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Welcome to the Patient Engagement Blog

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We’re excited to be launching the Bridge Patient Portal Patient Engagement Blog! The blog will be a useful source of information for physician practices, hospitals, telemedicine businesses and other healthcare organizations regarding patient engagement, patient portal software, other healthcare technologies, and more. We’ll be updating the blog with articles and news stories frequently, so check back to see what’s new! […]

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