Patient engagement &portals

Progress In Interoperability: Measuring US Hospitals Engagement In Sharing Patient Data

Achieving an interoperable health care system remains a top US policy priority. Despite substantial efforts to encourage interoperability, the first set of national data in 2014 suggested that hospitals engagement levels were low. With 2015 data now available, we examined the first national trends in engagement in four domains of interoperability: finding, sending, receiving, and

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Patient Portals Linked to Increase in Patient Engagement

CHICAGO (September 22, 2017) Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has dramatically improved patient engagement by encouraging patients to take charge of their health with their personal patient portal, MyLVHN.Prior to the implementation of the patient portal, LVHN observed extremely low enrollment and engagement rates among patients. In efforts to improve these rates, the organization set

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Cleveland Clinic CIO talks innovation, patient engagement and BYOD

In a recent phone interview, newly minted Cleveland Clinic CIO Edward Marx discussed his position, how to avoid pilot purgatory and his organization’s “patients first” mantra.Edward Marx is no stranger to the world of healthcare.He has held executive positions at the Advisory Board Company, Texas Health Resources and University Hospitals. Marx is also a Fellow

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Epic, Mayo Clinic team up to integrate symptom checker into MyChart patient portal

Patients can use the feature to learn about symptoms and in certain cases read recommendations about self-care, Mayo said.Mayo Clinic and EHR vendor Epic Systems have added Mayos symptom checker functionality into Epics MyChart portal. The new arrangement means that patients can use the symptom checker, previously available on Mayos website, to assess common ailments,

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How to improve patient engagement through technology

Primary care physician Frank Maselli, MD, is somewhat of an anomaly. Thats because his New York City-based practice has continued to gain in efficiency since implementing an electronic health record (EHR) system in 2001 and switching to a new vendor in 2009.Whats his secret? Patient engagement.By engaging patients with the EHR-based portal since 2010, Masellis

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One Health Systems Journey to Improve Patient Engagement

In a patient engagement survey released by CDW Healthcare last February, 95 percent of patients said they have experienced benefits from engagement with their personal healthcare information online, with 70 percent citing becoming more knowledgeable about their personal medical information as one benefit, and 50 percent said theyve become more engaged with their overall healthcare.

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Patient Engagement Contributes to Reducing Medication Errors

HIMSS Analytics recognizes Canadas Centre for Addiction and Mental Health as a Stage 7 hospital on its Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) SM CHICAGO (July 06, 2017) – Focused on reducing potential medication errors, Canadas Centre for Addiction and Mental Health embarked on an initiative to improve scanning rates during medication administration, as hospital

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