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Patient Engagement

How to Relieve Stress of Patient Engagement Objectives

by Vera Gruessner

As the healthcare industry continues to reform its practices, implement new technologies, and work toward improved quality of care, there are specific steps that could lead to meeting patient engagement objectives and better health outcomes across...

Healthcare Remote Monitoring Reduces Hospital Admissions

by Vera Gruessner

One of the key innovations that has revolutionized the healthcare industry in recent years is the capabilities of remote patient monitoring. In fact, healthcare remote monitoring systems have enabled physicians to track patients’ vital...

How OpenNotes and Portals Improve Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry has been focused on improving patient engagement across the medical care spectrum in efforts to boost health outcomes. Both Stage 2 and Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive...

Telehealth Technology, Nursing Care Boosts Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

With the widespread use of telehealth technology throughout the healthcare industry picking up speed, new startups are innovating methods for improving patient care and lowering costs in the midst of significant doctor shortages across the country....

Are Pet-Quality Portals Better for Patient Engagement?

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry is focused on implementing health IT systems and boosting patient engagement with their own health and wellness in order to meet the objectives and stages of the meaningful use requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid...

Stage 2 Meaningful Use Drives Patient Engagement Forward

by Vera Gruessner

Healthcare organizations around the country are focusing on increasing patient engagement with their medical care and overall wellness through the adoption of telemedicine tools, mobile health applications, and patient portals. The federal government...

How Improvements to mHealth Apps Increase Patient Engagement

by Sara Heath

With the increasing use of mobile applications comes the increasing use of mobile health amongst physicians and patients alike. However, since the mHealth market is newly emerging, it is important to evaluate how these technologies are developed...

How Mobile Health Apps, Portals Improve Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health apps, patient portals, and fitness tracking devices all play a role in ensuring that patients become engaged with their health and overall wellness. Whether it is to remain dedicated to managing one’s medications and prescriptions...

What Healthcare Technologies Improve Patient Engagement?

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement is a major goal of the healthcare industry today due to the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs and meaningful use requirements pushing forward the mandate for ensuring patients are able to access, download, and transmit...

Remote Monitoring Technology Boosts Patient Engagement

by Vera Gruessner

Patient engagement has been on the checklist for healthcare providers over the last several years, as Stage 2 and Stage 3 Meaningful Use requirements of the EHR Incentive Programs have pushed forward the goal of having patients engaged with their...

Data from Remote Monitoring Tools May be ‘Game Changer’

by Vera Gruessner

As technology continues to advance throughout the healthcare industry, more physicians than ever before are now utilizing EHR systems, mobile health applications, electronic prescribing capabilities, and remote monitoring tools. These advancements...

Digital Health Industry Offers Key Solutions for Providers

by Vera Gruessner

Along with mHealth, the digital health industry is making a big splash across the nation’s medical sphere, specifically with regard to patient engagement. Healthcare providers are often concerned with meaningful use regulations as well...

Can Telehealth Technologies Improve Pediatric Care?

by Vera Gruessner

As new technologies continue to revolutionize the healthcare industry, physicians and medical professionals will obtain new ways of monitoring patients and strengthening communication between providers and patients. For instance, telehealth technologies...

How to Use Mobile Health Tools to Better Engage Patients

by Vera Gruessner

The federal government has been focused on increasing patient engagement with their health and wellness via the objectives from the EHR Incentive Programs, which call for a certain percentage of the patient base to view, download, and transmit...

Could Wearable Technology Improve Physical Education?

by Vera Gruessner

Wearable technology continues to affect a variety of health-related practices including the prevention of disease and the advancement of fitness and wellness throughout the nation. With the ongoing rise in obesity rates in the developed world,...

Mobile Health Technology Factors May Raise Physician Adoption

by Vera Gruessner

While the mobile health industry continues to impact a large consumer base and many patients have adopted and utilized mHealth apps, clinicians have shown a more inconsistent use of mobile health technology. Currently, mobile health adoption...

How Fitness Tracking Devices Help Surgical Patients Recover

by Vera Gruessner

While the healthcare industry does have a focus on improving wellness and reducing the risk of serious medical conditions through fitness tracking devices and other mobile health tools, diseases and health problems do occur throughout the nation....

Patient Engagement Needs Greater Clarity in mHealth Sector

by Vera Gruessner

Throughout the healthcare sector, a major aspect of improving medical services and reforming the industry as a whole has been the pursuit of patient engagement. According to a study published in the Journal of Participatory Medicine, the term...

Mobile Health Field Stresses Wellness, Disease Management

by Vera Gruessner

The mobile health field is bringing key medical information to patients and consumers that had once had to visit a physician’s office to receive the same tips and advice. New findings from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public...

Mobile Health Technology Assists with Maternal Care, Epidemics

by Vera Gruessner

Mobile health technology may be able to play a strong role in improving healthcare services in third world countries, as one case study illustrated the benefits mHealth brought to several nations in Africa. Whether it's in fighting the Ebola...

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