Patient engagement &portals

Machine Learning can automate charting using patient-doctor conversations

Automating symptoms recording clerical aspects of medical record keeping through speech recognition during a patients visit1 could allow physicians to dedicate more time directly with patients, according to a new report published in JAMA Intern Med.Researchers considered the feasibility of using machine learning to automatically populate a review of systems (ROS) of all symptoms discussed

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What Empowered Patients Need: Empathy, Time, And Attention

We strongly believe that only digital health can bring healthcare into the 21st century and make patients the point-of-care. Empathy, time, and attention are what opinion leader e-patients need most from their physicians, and thats the most important outcome they get from an equal-level patient-doctor relationship. Cooperation between technology and healthcare is not enough on

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Boston Scientific, Google’s contest winners highlight patient engagement, data’s role in digital chronic care

Judges praised Nutrimedy’s patient-dietitian connection platform and BreathResearch’s connected lung health analysis device. Patient engagement and purposeful data implementation were common discussion points during the finals of a digital health pitch competition held last night inside Googles Cambridge, Massachusetts offices.First kicked off in October, the fourth annual Connected Patient Challenge cosponsored by Boston Scientific and

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Preventative Care A 5 Step Strategy To Avoid Loss Of Patient Data System Downtime And Out Of Control Data Management Costs

In healthcare, fast access to critical patient data makes the difference between life and death. If doctors cant get the patients information they need when they need it, the quality of care could be severely compromised with potentially unpredictable consequences.This means that the storage and protection of data is of vital importance in healthcare. Downtime

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How patients really want to communicate with doctors

The answer lies in existing tools that are already widely used and known for simplicity, according to new research. Whether youre working to improve patient experience, engagement or activation, the range of technologies for communicating with patients is expanding, which can make it harder to pick the most effective one.So, heres a tip. Physicians and

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Patients want engagement with digital options, personal touch

A new survey reveals that consumers still prefer phone interactions but want more communication, including digital means. And a majority are open to giving their doctors real-time access to health information via connected devices and apps. Consumers are willing to embrace technology to engage with their healthcare providers, but still prefer a personal touch despite

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To design patient-centric care, ask patients what they want

At Novant Health Physician Network in North Carolina, designing for the patient has been the hospitals driving force for some years, especially when it comes to online interactions.We started back in 2010 or 2011 as we were rolling out our electronic health records, Novant Health Physician Network chief operating officer Dr. Hank Capps told MobiHealthNews.

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