Patient Empowerment

Is there a bright future for telemedicine in a post-Covid world? | 8/18/2020

… remote health services. More people than ever before are speaking to their doctor using video conferencing technology using their home broadband connection. “Telemedicine offers patients better access to care, improved health outcomes and increased patient empowerment ,” says director of thematic analysis at GlobalData, Kathryn Whitney. “For healthcare professionals, it allows high-risk patients to be monitored and treated more easily, as well as improving efficiency and work-life balance.” For …

How Technology is Improving Mental Health Care | 8/18/2020

… also about mental, emotional, and social wellbeing. Unfortunately, for the millions who suffer with mental illness, that sense of peace and wellness has been elusive. Today’s medical technology, however, is starting to change that. Patient Empowerment One of the greatest challenges facing the healthcare industry today is the significant information asymmetry through which it operates. It’s one of the few service industries, in other words, in which the service has …

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Interoperability for improved care coordination amid COVID 19 | Healthcare IT News | 8/17/2020

How healthcare providers can leverage interoperability across the care continuum for improved care coordination and patient empowerment . August 17, 2020 11:46 AM COVID-19 has brought up the issue of fragmented health information again, making interoperability of health data paramount. Therefore, there could have been no better time for the interoperability and patient access rule . The rule helps improve the decision-making process for physicians and health systems by connecting …

Health Matters: Should you trust the online ratings of doctors? | 8/16/2020

… patients said they’d decide whether to seek care with a doctor solely based on positive or negative online reviews. Insurance companies are even incorporating consumer ratings into their provider directories. While the movement signifies patient empowerment and self-determination, there are reasons to take the “electronic word of mouth” with a grain of salt. Small sample size A hair dryer on Amazon may have thousands of reviews that’re aggregated into …

Top Guidelines Of how to get pain medication online | 8/15/2020

… intervals above the remedy time period. The sort of analgesic along with the dose will probably be prescribed based on the depth of pain as assessed on the pain scale.Trisha Torrey is really a patient empowerment and advocacy expert. She has prepared a number of textbooks about affected person advocacy and the way to best navigate the healthcare technique.In clients with severe hepatic or renal illness, results of therapy needs …

Developing a Mobile App for Monitoring Medical Record Changes Using Blockchain: Development and Usability Study | 8/14/2020

… medical records entered by clinicians and stored in clinical information systems legally belong to patients [ 2 , 3 ], many patients realistically find it difficult to gain full and transparent access to their own medical records. Patient empowerment has long been emphasized and was recently highlighted in the “2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan” from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). To improve patient empowerment , electronic health …

Digital crowdsourcing: unleashing its power in rheumatology | BMJ | 8/14/2020

… to donate medical data for research purposes to advance scientific progress and thus potentially influence the disease positively for themselves and others. 13 14 Especially for rare diseases, digital crowdsourcing has led to significant patient empowerment and clinical outcome improvements via registries 15 and digital information exchange platforms. 16 Robust datasets can be rapidly crowdfunded to answer complex and frequently asked questions. 17 18 These datasets can be used as …

changes and challenges to consider | 8/13/2020

… their care The paradigm in medicine is changing. This change puts the patient at the center, and assumes that he is committed and the protagonist of his care. Telemedicine IT tools contribute to this patient empowerment , respond to your need for information and transform you into an active agent of your care. In turn, these tools facilitate feedback, networking, and resource optimization. The importance of the Electronic Health Record One …

August 11, 2020: Grand Rounds Webinar Discusses the Democratization of Medical Research | 8/11/2020

A recent Grand Rounds webinar presented by C. Michael Gibson, MS, MD, described how open access, patient empowerment , social media, and digital health are transforming clinical trials. Dr. Gibson is a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and president and CEO of Baim and PERFUSE Research Institutes. Among the key points: The COVID-19 pandemic has been a call to arms to physicians to combat not only the virus …

At ONC Tech Forum, Rucker touts value of HIEs in COVID-19 response - Healthcare IT News | 8/11/2020

… ago, and all these APIs were up, our ability to deal with a pandemic would actually be materially different and much better as we look at telehealth and remote [monitoring], and patient engagement, and patient empowerment .” That’s why three main goals of the Cures Act rules – prevention of information blocking, requirements around APIs and the build-out of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement – will still be in effect …

Michael Seres: The power of a patient | Healthcare IT News | 8/10/2020

03:20 PM Michael Seres giving a Keynote at Conference 2019, Helsinki, Finland With the world fighting a deadly pandemic and adjusting to ’a new normal’, we have witnessed patient engagement reaching levels far beyond traditional healthcare settings. Michael Seres’ legacy of why partnerships with patients should be everyone’s priority is now more important than ever. In commemoration of Michael Seres’ inspirational legacy, we look back at the rousing keynotes, anecdotes …

New Analysis of Somatic Alterations Identifies Low-Risk Multiple Myeloma Subgroup | 8/8/2020

A new study has identified genomic factors that appear to correlate with a better risk profile and better progression-free survival among patients with multiple myeloma. The findings, though preliminary, could someday lead to better patient empowerment and stratification. A new study has identified genomic factors that appear to correlate with a better risk profile and better progression-free survival (PFS) among patients with multiple myeloma (MM). The findings, though …

E-health literacy and associated factors among chronic patients in a low-income country: a cross-sectional survey | 8/6/2020

… Worldwide, Numerous activities and initiatives are undertaking to alleviate this huge number of incidence and death by one third as indicated in United Nations sustainable development goals (SDG) by 2030 [ 3 ]. Literatures depicted that patient empowerment and education focused on self-management and health promotion is very important [ 4 , 5 ]. Enabling patients to ask about their condition, to follow medication instructions, to improve their adherence and to enhance their engagement …

MSF hands over its COVID-19 programs in Navajo Nations and Pueblos | 8/3/2020

… southwestern states of New Mexico and Arizona, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has handed over its infection prevention and control training activities to the Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment Program (COPE), a local group that works with the Navajo Nation. Navajo Nation and the Pueblos people have been especially hard hit by COVID-19. Lack of access to running water and adequate infrastructure …

NEUSTATTER: When medical choices arise, patients need the right information presented in the right way - Fredericksburg.com | 8/2/2020

… scientist and bioethicist Dr. Peter Ubel notes things have been changing since about the 1970s. Up until then, “physicians had dominated decision-making for two millennia since the time of Hippocrates.” But then, the patient empowerment revolution started building. Encouraged by acceptance of advance directives, the World Health Organization’s “promotion of patient empowerment and self-care,” the Affordable Care Act recognizing that “engaging patients in their own care is a …

MSF hands over its COVID-19 programs in the Navajo Nation and Pueblos | 7/31/2020

… the Navajo Nation and Pueblos in the southwestern states of New Mexico and Arizona, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors handed over its infection prevention and control training activities to the Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment Program (COPE), a local group that works with the Navajo Nation. Navajo Nation and the Pueblos people have been especially hard hit by COVID-19. Lack of access to running water and adequate infrastructure …

RevSpring Announces a Consumer Price Shopping Tool, True Price™, Qualifying Healthcare Organizations to Meet Price Transparency Ruling | PRWeb | 7/28/2020

… with contemporary UI/UX design Easily embedded in an organization’s existing website Automated grouping of common services in “procedure bundles” Pricing that can designate professional and hospital charges Calls to action after pricing for patient empowerment and proactive scheduling Reporting and tracking of services shopped, number of shoppers, and more Exportable list of the 300+ shoppable services required by the HHS ruling True Price is available both as a stand …

Can Connected Health Help Make COPD Treatment Easier? | 7/24/2020

Patient empowerment and engagement Predictability of aggravated conditions Even studies that showed limited changes in outcomes over traditional care – either positive or negative – suggested Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) can drive cost savings. Even in short-term engagements, cost savings of nearly $3k per patient have been reported, suggesting increased and longer-term use could drive significantly greater cost benefits without negatively impacting outcomes. Improved Costs and Efficiency – Connected health solutions …

Clinic RN Case Manager McAllen - UnitedHealth Group - McAllen, TX | 7/24/2020

… your life’s best work. (sm) The Clinic RN Case Manager is responsible for successfully supporting patients with high risk health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Clinic RN Case Manager assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. Interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists …

Health providers rediscover the hidden asset of telemedicine for care management | Healthcare IT News | 7/23/2020

… healthcare,” Aumüller tells Healthcare IT News . In the long run, the pandemic will change the economics of healthcare by promoting highly specialised and affordable health services globally. Aumüller notes that shared decision making and patient empowerment establish a background for cooperative care. For health providers, digital health platforms are fundamental for this transformation. They are a starting point of scaling up new digital services for connecting care teams and patients …

Community Outreach for Navajo People Living with Diabetes: Who Benefits Most? | 7/23/2020

… delivery by identifying patients’ groups to refer to community-based programs and highlight how to strengthen the CHR program to better meet the needs of less responsive groups. Abstract Introduction The Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment (COPE) intervention provides integrated outreach through community health representatives (CHRs) to people living with diabetes in Navajo Nation. The aim of this study was to identify groups for whom the intervention had the greatest …

NM Delegation Applauds AmeriCorps Grant for Navajo Nation and Zuni Pueblo | U.S. Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico | US Seante | 7/21/2020

… National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and other national service programs, has awarded $159,164 to the Tse Daa K’aan Chapter of the Navajo Nation and the Community Outreach and Patient Empowerment (COPE) group in Zuni Pueblo. The funding will support approximately 80 AmeriCorps service members in Tribal communities in New Mexico. “When we invest in our national service programs, we must make sure we invest …

Telemedicine expected to be used at high levels after the COVID-19 crisis, with most potential in chronic disease management, says GlobalData | 6/28/2020

A total 76% of people, as surveyed by GlobalData, expect telemedicine to be used widely once the pandemic had abated. Kathryn Whitney, MSc, Director of Thematic Analysis, comments: “Telemedicine offers patients better access to care, improved health outcomes and increased patient empowerment . For healthcare professionals, it allows high-risk patients to be monitored and treated more easily, as well as improving efficiency and work-life balance.” Furthermore, he treatment of …

Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN/LPN Health Coordinator San Jose WellMed San Antonio TX - UnitedHealth Group - San Antonio, TX | 6/23/2020

… you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm) The Healthcare Coordinator is responsible for successfully supporting patients with stable chronic health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Coordinator assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. The Healthcare Coordinator interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses …

Our Story of How Our Endeavor to Support Cannabis Patients Became A Cannatech Company | 6/19/2020

My name is Sam Adetunji and I am one of the co-founders of Veriheal , an innovative cannatech company, and cannabis patient support system. Our company offers assistance for prospective patients by providing them with an easier path to get their medical cannabis cards, but also advocates for patient empowerment through nourishing cannabis education, and extends a benevolent hand through various philanthropic efforts. My co-founder, Joshua Green, and I …

Department of Health and Human Services

RevSpring Announces a Consumer Price Shopping Tool, True Price™, Qualifying Healthcare Organizations to Meet Price Transparency Ruling | PRWeb | 7/28/2020

… based application for healthcare organizations to provide a consumer-facing healthcare price shopping tool. True Price meets and supersedes the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) price transparency ruling and provides consumers an intuitive … professional and hospital charges Calls to action after pricing for patient empowerment and proactive scheduling Reporting and tracking of services shopped, number of shoppers, and more Exportable list of the 300+ shoppable services required by …

Telehealth

Health providers rediscover the hidden asset of telemedicine for care management | Healthcare IT News | 7/23/2020

Telehealth introduces a new approach to shared clinical decision making, facilitates trusted cooperation and patient engagement. For Siemens Healthineers, the COVID-19 pandemic sheds new light on digital solutions in value-based healthcare. By: 05:40 … health services globally. Aumüller notes that shared decision making and patient empowerment establish a background for cooperative care. For health providers, digital health platforms are fundamental for this transformation. They are a starting point of …

Food and Drug Administration

Genome | Why Is This $99 Home DNA Kit Causing Such an Uproar? | 12/3/2019

… and CBS This Morning , Fast Company magazine named her “America’s Most Daring CEO.” One organization that wasn’t applauding: the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In November 2013, the FDA told the company it had to … the FDA as a rebuke of the current movement toward patient empowerment and the democratization of healthcare — a rebuke that may grow in scope this year. Or, as Nick Gillespie, editor of libertarian website Reason.com …

Mental Health

Experiences of primary healthcare professionals and patients from an area of urban disadvantage: a qualitative study. | 11/27/2019

… of refugees. Though some areas of affluence were noted, high levels of socioeconomic disadvantage — closely intertwined with poor physical and mental health, and a growing prevalence of chronic illness and multimorbidity — were highlighted as major … the importance of education to improve health literacy and identified patient empowerment as critical in improving health. Attitudes of healthcare professionals to their work In spite of challenges in providing health care in this setting …

Clinical Data

GE Launches Program to Ease Artificial Intelligence Adoption | HealthIT Analytics | 11/27/2019

… that develop, manage, secure, and distribute AI algorithms to drive real outcomes. Dig Deeper Verma: Artificial Intelligence is Key for Patient Empowerment, Lower Costs Edison is designed to harness imaging technology data to improve scan … Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Clinical Data Science. The collaboration currently includes 15 active projects within areas such as women’s health, cardiology, oncology, hospital operations, and emergency medicine. GE Healthcare …

NIH

FDA approves novel treatment to target abnormality in sickle cell disease | PR Newswire | 11/25/2019

… health priority and to approving new therapies that are proven to be safe and effective. Together with improved provider education, patient empowerment, and improved care delivery systems, these newly approved drugs have the potential to … approval of Oxbryta to Global Blood Therapeutics. For more information: NIH: Sickle Cell Disease FDA: Office of Hematology and Oncology Products FDA: Approved Drugs: Questions and Answers FDA: Fast Track, Breakthrough Therapy, Accelerated Approval, and …

Health Tech

Concrete Problems: Experts Caution on Construction of Digital Health Superhighway | Forbes | 11/24/2019

… health record shouldn’t be allowed to blur … [+] the difference between what’s inevitable and what’s imminent. Getty If you’re used to health tech meetings filled with go-go entrepreneurs and the investors who love them, a … work here . I’m a consultant specializing in quality of care, patient empowerment and web-based health. I also serve on the boards of a medical journal and a health care-related fou… Read More …

Patient Engagement

MyLymeData: My Data, My Trust | 11/22/2019

… patient empowerment, participation, and self-determination. Our patient registry project, MyLymeData is part of this grass roots effort to amplify patients’ collective voices in patient-led research. MyLymeData is patient-led research The registry was created by patients, is run by patients and addresses issues that Lyme patients care about. The registry principal investigator had persistent Lyme disease and is recognized as an expert in patient registries and patient engagement

Patient Registry

MyLymeData: My Data, My Trust | 11/22/2019

by lmartin November 21, 2019 Comments are off Like LymeDisease.org was founded over 25 years ago as a non-profit grass-roots organization grounded in the principles of patient empowerment, participation, and self-determination. Our patient registry project, MyLymeData is part of this grass roots effort to amplify patients’ collective voices in patient-led research. MyLymeData is patient-led research The registry was created by patients, is run by patients …

Medical Research

Backpack Health Launches Rare Disease Research Study in Partnership with Project Alive | PR Newswire | 11/19/2019

medical research and understanding of Hunter syndrome. Using patient-reported data from Backpack Health’s Hunter Syndrome International Patient Registry , Project Alive will examine potential associations between approved and experimental therapies and toileting skills among patients with neurocognitive and attenuated forms of Hunter syndrome. “Our focus on patient empowerment recognizes that patients and caregivers often identify the impact of a rare disease early, even before the clinician or care team,” said …

Clinical Research

Backpack Health Launches Rare Disease Research Study in Partnership with Project Alive | PR Newswire | 11/19/2019

… approved and experimental therapies and toileting skills among patients with neurocognitive and attenuated forms of Hunter syndrome. “Our focus on patient empowerment recognizes that patients and caregivers often identify the impact of a rare disease … and advocates for the most effective and efficient system of clinical research, evaluation, and approval. Through its innovative campaigns and grassroots efforts, Project Alive has made significant advances in public awareness about Hunter syndrome and …

Medicare

You hold the power: Act now to promote educated patient choice | 11/18/2019

… opportunity to identify high-quality providers that can best treat the patient. Knowing this, on Sept. 30, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized the discharge planning requirements of the IMPACT Act, addressing post-acute … and treatment preferences, with the desired outcomes of increased transparency, patient empowerment and quality care. While many acute providers implemented steps to get ahead of the IMPACT Act over the last several years, these finalized …

Home Health

You hold the power: Act now to promote educated patient choice | 11/18/2019

home health agencies, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and long-term care hospitals with patients and their families. The final rule also implements discharge planning requirements that address patient goals of care and treatment preferences, with the desired outcomes of increased transparency, patient empowerment and quality care. While many acute providers implemented steps to get ahead of the IMPACT Act over the last several years, these finalized requirements put added pressure on …

Medicaid

You hold the power: Act now to promote educated patient choice | 11/18/2019

… to identify high-quality providers that can best treat the patient. Knowing this, on Sept. 30, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized the discharge planning requirements of the IMPACT Act, addressing post-acute care … and treatment preferences, with the desired outcomes of increased transparency, patient empowerment and quality care. While many acute providers implemented steps to get ahead of the IMPACT Act over the last several years, these finalized …

Patient Satisfaction

Healthcare Champion Award Showcases Boca Raton’s Life Sciences Industry | 11/16/2019

… patient satisfaction. This year’s award recipient is John Quelch, Dean of the Miami Herbert Business School. Dean Quelch is a renowned expert in the field of patient empowerment in healthcare decision-making and the implications for the doctor-patient relationship. The presentation was made to Dean Quelch (2nd from left) by Palm Beach County Commissioner Robert Weinroth (left), Adam Runsdorf, President of Boca Raton headquartered pharmaceutical logistics services provider WDSrx …

Behavioral Health

BBVA names Gifts for Good winner of $100,000 prize | 11/8/2019

… behavioral health, and physical therapy through a team-based delivery model, with emphasis on patient empowerment through education and decision making skills. About BBVA Momentum 2019 BBVA Momentum is a global intensive training program for social enterprises which includes five months of online and in-person education, strategic mentorship and access to funding opportunities. The online component is provided by Headspring Executive Development, while the in-person training is delivered …

Patient Communication

In the room where it happens: do physicians need feedback on their real-world communication skills? | BMJ | 11/8/2019

… ask-tell-ask’ is frequently left out, even by learners trained in programmes who pride themselves on their communication curriculum. Patient empowerment, or increasing the capacity for patients to make choices about their health and … integrate this growing understanding of what must happen during physician–patient communication to ensure quality care? First and foremost, we need to understand the underlying mechanisms of the patient–physician interaction. Second, we must train …

Digital Health

HIMSS annual survey finds renewed focus on patient empowerment, EMRs and health information exchange | Healthcare IT News | 11/7/2019

… digitise faster. HITN: Why do you believe the Netherlands and the Nordics, including Estonia, are seen as leaders in EU digital health? Studzinski: We have seen this pattern for many years now. Our study just … previous years still hold true, such as the focus on patient empowerment, EMR implementations, or health information exchange with external providers. We also see that funding and interoperability remain critical challenges, and are likely to …

HIMSS

HIMSS annual survey finds renewed focus on patient empowerment, EMRs and health information exchange | Healthcare IT News | 11/7/2019

… struggling to hire and retain the right specialists. This is according to the findings of a new study published by HIMSS today , which looks to shed light on the priorities and challenges faced by European … previous years still hold true, such as the focus on patient empowerment, EMR implementations, or health information exchange with external providers. We also see that funding and interoperability remain critical challenges, and are likely to …

EMR

HIMSS annual survey finds renewed focus on patient empowerment, EMRs and health information exchange | Healthcare IT News | 11/7/2019

… patient empowerment, EMR implementations, or health information exchange with external providers. We also see that funding and interoperability remain critical challenges, and are likely to cause concerns for more years to come. Some of the elements that are new, or at least much stronger expressed this year, are the increased focus on telemedicine, but also a further reinforcement of IT security related aspects. We also found that, according to the …

Electronic Health Records

HIMSS annual survey finds renewed focus on patient empowerment, EMRs and health information exchange | Healthcare IT News | 11/7/2019

… communities and regions. These countries have been more active over the past few years when looking at investing into comprehensive electronic health records for clinicians and patients, into an IT infrastructure and digitally enabled processes … previous years still hold true, such as the focus on patient empowerment, EMR implementations, or health information exchange with external providers. We also see that funding and interoperability remain critical challenges, and are likely to …

Medication Adherence

Impact of mobile applications on adherence to cancer treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol | BMJ | 11/7/2019

medication adherence OR patient empowerment OR treatment adherence and compliance) ( table 1 ). View this table …

HIPAA

Medisafe Announces Strong Results from Digital Medication Management Programs | PR Newswire | 11/5/2019

… education and connecting patients with HCPs and family or friends for support. The results from these therapeutic programs demonstrate that patient empowerment will markedly increase adherence and treatment.” To read more about these programs, go … App Store and Google Play app stores. Medisafe is a HIPAA and GDPR compliant solution and ISO 27001:2013 certified. For more information please visit www.medisafe.com . CONTACT: Jennifer Butler , Chief Marketing Officer [email protected] 617.650.1390 Danielle …

Digital Therapeutics

Medisafe Announces Strong Results from Digital Medication Management Programs | PR Newswire | 11/5/2019

BOSTON Medisafe , an evidence-based digital therapeutics company providing medication management solutions for patients across the healthcare continuum, and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany , a vibrant science and technology company whose healthcare business operates as EMD … for support. The results from these therapeutic programs demonstrate that patient empowerment will markedly increase adherence and treatment.” To read more about these programs, go to www.Medisafe.com/Resources to download the patient empowerment case study …

Medication Management

Medisafe Announces Strong Results from Digital Medication Management Programs | PR Newswire | 11/5/2019

BOSTON Medisafe , an evidence-based digital therapeutics company providing medication management solutions for patients across the healthcare continuum, and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany , a vibrant science and technology company whose healthcare business operates as EMD … for support. The results from these therapeutic programs demonstrate that patient empowerment will markedly increase adherence and treatment.” To read more about these programs, go to www.Medisafe.com/Resources to download the patient empowerment case study …

OptumCare

RN Healthcare Case Manager USMD Richardson TX - UnitedHealth Group - Richardson, TX | 12/2/2019

Share Description USMD part of OptumCare is a multi - specialty group of hospital, clinics and physicians. USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare … navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Manager assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. The Healthcare Manager …

RN Healthcare Case Manager USMD Carrollton - UnitedHealth Group - Carrollton, TX | 12/2/2019

Share Description USMD part of OptumCare is a multi - specialty group of hospital, clinics and physicians. USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare … navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Manager assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. The Healthcare Manager …

UnitedHealth

RN Healthcare Case Manager USMD Richardson TX - UnitedHealth Group - Richardson, TX | 12/2/2019

… for successfully supporting patients with high risk health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Manager assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families … and better ways. A thriving part of OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, our multi-specialty group of hospitals, clinics and providers features more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners. We provide health …

RN Healthcare Case Manager USMD Carrollton - UnitedHealth Group - Carrollton, TX | 12/2/2019

… for successfully supporting patients with high risk health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Manager assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families … and better ways. A thriving part of OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, our multi-specialty group of hospitals, clinics and providers features more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners. We provide health …

UnitedHealth Group

RN Healthcare Case Manager USMD Richardson TX - UnitedHealth Group - Richardson, TX | 12/2/2019

… for successfully supporting patients with high risk health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Manager assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families … and better ways. A thriving part of OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, our multi-specialty group of hospitals, clinics and providers features more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners. We provide health …

RN Healthcare Case Manager USMD Carrollton - UnitedHealth Group - Carrollton, TX | 12/2/2019

… for successfully supporting patients with high risk health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Manager assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families … and better ways. A thriving part of OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, our multi-specialty group of hospitals, clinics and providers features more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners. We provide health …

Merck

Medisafe Announces Strong Results from Digital Medication Management Programs | PR Newswire | 11/5/2019

BOSTON Medisafe , an evidence-based digital therapeutics company providing medication management solutions for patients across the healthcare continuum, and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany , a vibrant science and technology company whose healthcare business operates as EMD … for support. The results from these therapeutic programs demonstrate that patient empowerment will markedly increase adherence and treatment.” To read more about these programs, go to www.Medisafe.com/Resources to download the patient empowerment case study …

Medisafe Announces Strong Results from Digital Medication Management Programs | BioSpace | 11/5/2019

… 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Medisafe , an evidence-based digital therapeutics company providing medication management solutions for patients across the healthcare continuum, and Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany a vibrant science and technology company whose healthcare business operates as … for support. The results from these therapeutic programs demonstrate that patient empowerment will markedly increase adherence and treatment.” To read more about these programs, go to www.Medisafe.com/Resources to download the patient empowerment case study …

Apple Health

Behind the Apple Health partnership: Allscripts CEO Paul Black shares key insights | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/30/2019

Behind the Apple Health partnership: Allscripts CEO Paul Black shares key insights Jackie Drees - Print Email Allscripts announced its partnership this month with Apple Health Records, extending the service to its Sunrise, TouchWorks and Professional … participants in their own health. Of course, our focus on patient empowerment supports the need for increased data in this value-based environment, which, along with patient involvement, will optimize health outcomes and enable patients …

OpenNotes Offer Patient Data Access for Vulnerable Populations | Patient Engagement HIT | 5/7/2019

… survey of 20,000 patients at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Geisinger, and University of Washington Medicine. Dig Deeper Can Apple Health Records Become Healthcare’s Data Access Solution? “This study is the first to include … data and clinician notes. In doing so, clinicians can increase patient empowerment and ideally clinical outcomes. “In the United States today more than 38 million patients can access their clinician notes through secure patient portals …

AliveCor

AliveCor’s mobile ECG receives FDA clearances for 2 additional arrhythmias | FierceBiotech | 4/26/2019

AliveCor has secured two additional FDA clearances for its personal electrocardiogram, allowing it to detect bradycardia and tachycardia arrhythmias. Along with its previous 510(k) clearance for atrial fibrillation, the company’s KardiaMobile device is now … chief medical officer. “While we have traditionally focused on the patient empowerment that comes from increased awareness of atrial fibrillation, we are excited to give all of our users more actionable insights into their heart …

AliveCor’s mobile ECG receives FDA clearances for 2 additional arrhythmias | FierceBiotech | 4/26/2019

Apr 26, 2019 10:47am AliveCor has also recently signed a partnership to expand its reach into the Chinese market. (Image: AliveCor) AliveCor has secured two additional FDA clearances for its personal electrocardiogram, allowing it to … chief medical officer. “While we have traditionally focused on the patient empowerment that comes from increased awareness of atrial fibrillation, we are excited to give all of our users more actionable insights into their heart …

Greenway Health

MintHealth Announces Vidamints (VIDA) to Align Stakeholders in a New Healthcare Ecosystem | Business Wire | 12/5/2017

… sale in Q1 of 2018. The company also announces the addition of Wyche “Tee” Green, III, founder and director of Greenway Health™, to the MintHealth Board of Directors. Started by a team of veterans in … decentralized health platform that aligns patients, providers, and payers around patient empowerment. The platform will enable the patient to manage their own self-sovereign health identity and record, secured via blockchain, and engages the ecosystem …

MintHealth: Empowering Patients to Take Control of their Health and Data via Blockchain Technology | PR Newswire | 10/26/2017

… data, the inability to incentivize patient behaviors, and the lack of a platform that aligns patients, providers, and payers around patient empowerment. Today, blockchain technology and the use of digital incentives, such as vidamints™, will … and at lower cost,” said Tee Green, Executive Chairman of Greenway Health, a leading electronic health record vendor used by over 75,000 providers and touching nearly 100 million lives. Incentivizing rewards and vidamints™ Vidamints™ (VIDA …

Mayo Clinic

OpenNotes notches another big milestone, with 40 million patients now seeing their EHRs | Healthcare IT News | 7/5/2019

As more than 200 health systems have signed on with the patient empowerment movement, population health, patient safety and quality improvement gains are apparent. 01:20 PM Share Note sharing “requires a culture shift in medicine … movement has spread to heavy hitters such as Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic and the VA and signed new vendor partners to help, the benefits have become more and more apparent, and the process has shown …

AliveCor’s mobile ECG receives FDA clearances for 2 additional arrhythmias | FierceBiotech | 4/26/2019

Mayo Clinic and AliveCor use AI to detect ‘invisible’ heart condition “Tachycardia and bradycardia are common because they are often the body’s natural response to everyday life, from physical activity and sleep to emotions and overall health,” said Jacqueline Shreibati, AliveCor’s chief medical officer. “While we have traditionally focused on the patient empowerment that comes from increased awareness of atrial fibrillation, we are excited to give all of our users …

Harvard Medical School

OpenNotes notches another big milestone, with 40 million patients now seeing their EHRs | Healthcare IT News | 7/5/2019

As more than 200 health systems have signed on with the patient empowerment movement, population health, patient safety and quality improvement gains are apparent. 01:20 PM Share Note sharing “requires a culture shift in medicine … Tom Delbanco, John F. Keane & Family Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and BIDMC, told Healthcare IT News in 2015 . “A lot of doctors told us to go to hell,” he said. “They had …

OpenNotes Offer Patient Data Access for Vulnerable Populations | Patient Engagement HIT | 5/7/2019

… of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School said in a statement . “These patients may have been reading their notes … data and clinician notes. In doing so, clinicians can increase patient empowerment and ideally clinical outcomes. “In the United States today more than 38 million patients can access their clinician notes through secure patient portals …

Kaiser Permanente

OpenNotes notches another big milestone, with 40 million patients now seeing their EHRs | Healthcare IT News | 7/5/2019

As more than 200 health systems have signed on with the patient empowerment movement, population health, patient safety and quality improvement gains are apparent. 01:20 PM Share Note sharing “requires a culture shift in medicine … as the movement has spread to heavy hitters such as Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic and the VA and signed new vendor partners to help, the benefits have become more and more apparent, and the process …

Hypoglycaemia Awareness Restoration Programme for People with Type 1 Diabetes and Problematic Hypoglycaemia Persisting Despite Optimised Self-care (HARPdoc): protocol for a group randomised controlled trial of a novel intervention addressing cognitions | BMJ | 6/17/2019

… risks of intermittent hyperglycaemia. Other psychological techniques used in regular education will be retained: social learning theory; a group structure; patient empowerment and an enabling, non-judgemental approach. The curriculum will be delivered by two … groups. There has been interest from the US healthcare provider, Kaiser Permanente, with which we hope to work on scaling up the successful intervention in the USA. Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the …

Vishal Verma

Global Healthcare Platform Chooses KoreConX Digital Securities Protocol | 10/30/2019

patient empowerment and improved clinical outcomes at lower costs. The company was created by Dr. Samir Damani, Dr. Vishal Verma, and Dr. Jean Balgrosky, aiming to improve quality of life with a patient-centered healthcare ecosystem based on blockchain technology. Patients are empowered with self-sovereign health identities that allow them to access and share sensitive information across all the sectors involved in treatment, such as Health Plans, Pharmacies, Health …

Global Healthcare Platform Chooses KoreConX Digital Securities Protocol | 10/26/2019

patient empowerment and improved clinical outcomes at lower costs. The company was created by Dr. Samir Damani, Dr. Vishal Verma, and Dr. Jean Balgrosky, aiming to improve quality of life with a patient-centered healthcare ecosystem based on blockchain technology. Patients are empowered with self-sovereign health identities that allow them to access and share sensitive information across all the sectors involved in treatment, such as Health Plans, Pharmacies, Health …

Samir Damani

Global Healthcare Platform Chooses KoreConX Digital Securities Protocol | 10/30/2019

patient empowerment and improved clinical outcomes at lower costs. The company was created by Dr. Samir Damani, Dr. Vishal Verma, and Dr. Jean Balgrosky, aiming to improve quality of life with a patient-centered healthcare ecosystem based on blockchain technology. Patients are empowered with self-sovereign health identities that allow them to access and share sensitive information across all the sectors involved in treatment, such as Health Plans, Pharmacies, Health …

Global Healthcare Platform Chooses KoreConX Digital Securities Protocol | 10/26/2019

patient empowerment and improved clinical outcomes at lower costs. The company was created by Dr. Samir Damani, Dr. Vishal Verma, and Dr. Jean Balgrosky, aiming to improve quality of life with a patient-centered healthcare ecosystem based on blockchain technology. Patients are empowered with self-sovereign health identities that allow them to access and share sensitive information across all the sectors involved in treatment, such as Health Plans, Pharmacies, Health …

Robert Segal

LabFinder.com Integrates With Uber To Add New Layer Of Convenience To Platform | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 7/11/2019

… We have made it our mission to empower patients and help them take better control of their health,” said Dr. Robert Segal , MD and Co-Founder of LabFinder.com. “This latest integration with Uber will not … relationship, reducing patient expenses and providing better patient care through patient empowerment and giving patients more control over their results. www.labfinder.com. View original content to download multimedia:https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/labfindercom-integrates-with-uber …

LabFinder.com Integrates With Uber To Add New Layer Of Convenience To Platform | PR Newswire | 7/11/2019

… We have made it our mission to empower patients and help them take better control of their health,” said Dr. Robert Segal , MD and Co-Founder of LabFinder.com. “This latest integration with Uber will not … relationship, reducing patient expenses and providing better patient care through patient empowerment and giving patients more control over their results. www.labfinder.com . SOURCE LabFinder Related Links http://www.labfinder.com …

Seema Verma

Trump to issue executive order aimed at lowering health care costs - CNNPolitics | 6/24/2019

… Patient empowerment requires transparency around price and quality,” said Health Secretary Alex Azar. “Every day, American patients are being taken advantage of by a system that hides critical information from them that they need to make decisions for them and their families.” Read More The vision is to have consumers one day be able to get price and quality data on their phones, said Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers …

Trump issues executive order aimed at lowering health care costs - CNNPolitics | 6/24/2019

… Patient empowerment requires transparency around price and quality,” said Health Secretary Alex Azar. “Every day, American patients are being taken advantage of by a system that hides critical information from them that they need to make decisions for them and their families.” Read More The vision is to have consumers one day be able to get price and quality data on their phones, said Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers …

Alex Azar

Trump administration plans to require hospitals to list ‘shoppable’ prices | FierceHealthcare Payer | 6/24/2019

… Jun 24, 2019 10:00am In an announcement from White House officials Monday morning, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said an executive order to create rules that require hospitals to provide prices … and address the fundamental drivers of high American healthcare costs.” “Patient empowerment, of course, requires transparency around price and quality,” Azar said. RELATED: As hospitals post price lists, consumers are asked to check up on …

Trump administration plans to require hospitals to list ‘shoppable’ prices | FierceHealthcare | 6/24/2019

Alex Azar said the order would “put American patients in control and address the fundamental drivers of high American healthcare costs.” “Patient empowerment, of course, requires transparency around price and quality,” Azar said. Free RELATED: As hospitals post price lists, consumers are asked to check up on them The executive order included several major components, Azar said. Among them: It directs HHS to issue a rule requiring hospitals to disclose …

Donald Trump

Trump administration plans to require hospitals to list ‘shoppable’ prices | FierceHealthcare Payer | 6/24/2019

… Donald Trump. In an announcement held by White House officials Monday morning, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar said the order would “put American patients in control and address the fundamental drivers of high American healthcare costs.” “Patient empowerment, of course, requires transparency around price and quality,” Azar said. RELATED: As hospitals post price lists, consumers are asked to check up on them The executive order …

Trump administration plans to require hospitals to list ‘shoppable’ prices | FierceHealthcare | 6/24/2019

… Donald Trump. In an announcement held by White House officials Monday morning, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar said the order would “put American patients in control and address the fundamental drivers of high American healthcare costs.” “Patient empowerment, of course, requires transparency around price and quality,” Azar said. Free RELATED: As hospitals post price lists, consumers are asked to check up on them The executive …