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Hospital at Home: An Effective Model for Acute Care Patients

Remote patient monitoring has been implemented over the last few years in select use cases with varied success based on the level of patient and provider team engagement. A new model that is gaining widespread adoption is Hospital at Home, developed by Bruce Leff, professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins. Hospital at Home provides remote […]

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Using Healthcare Personalization to Delight, Engage & Empower

Consumers (including members and patients) recognize personalization gives them more enjoyable and relevant experiences online that help them accomplish their goals. Health plans and providers are now adopting personalization to create positive end-to-end consumer experiences on their sites, which in turn may increase engagement, improve loyalty, lower cost of service, and improve patient outcomes. For […]

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Owning the End-to-End Consumer – Patient Experience

Healthcare providers continue to focus on every interaction point consumers and patients have both online and in facility. It is critical for providers to own the end-to-end consumer-patient experience whether capabilities are empowered inside or outside the provider organization. The challenge is that providers are often reliant on multiple third party vendors for consumer and […]

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Can an Apple Watch Keep the Doctor Away?

Apple launched the Apple Watch in 2015 and has been making improvements to it ever since. Today’s announcement was no different. Freedom to Get Fit Where You Want to Get Fit In prior versions, you would need to be in close proximity of your iPhone in order to run all of the Apple Watch supported apps. […]

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Webinar: Why Personalization is a “Must” in Healthcare

While the thought of delivering a personalized experience in healthcare can be overwhelming, the value it provides is undeniable. As the industry moves to a more consumer-centric model, healthcare organizations need to engage with patients and members on an individual level. Healthcare organizations that utilize technology to provide a relevant, high-touch and personalized experience are reaping […]

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8 Patient Expectations That Can’t Be Ignored

When it comes to patient engagement half the battle is understanding what the patient expects and the other half is meeting (or exceeding) those expectations. Patients, as consumers in other industries have rising expectations. And with technology rapidly changing the consumer landscape the demands of patients will continue to evolve. The healthcare consumerism movement has […]

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Avoid Telehealth Pitfalls by Addressing These Critical Questions

As you prepare for your “healthcare everywhere” journey, you need to keep three questions in mind: Have you assessed your organization against the digital transformation maturity curve? Do you have a core foundation of Connected Health, interoperability, and data management solutions available as you mature? Have you created the necessary tools and campaigns to ensure […]

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Telehealth Adoption: Learn from the Meaningful Use Marketing Fail

When you hear executives in the wake of Meaningful Use, they speak of the mountains of time and money they invested in a patient portal only to have the patient not get on board. The reason is simple. Like most health systems, these organizations chose to invest in the patient portal modules available through the […]

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Building a Foundation of Habit-Forming Telehealth Technologies

Changing healthcare from the outside-in requires you to develop solutions that are a right fit for your patient population. This is a tall order given the relative infancy of telehealth programs. Many organizations are still thinking about this from an internal perspective by saying, “we have a traditional prescription program, let’s put that online. We […]

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Telehealth Adoption – Keep Your Eye on the Future

When asked to disclose their telehealth strategy, many organizations will point to their existing or planned partnership with telehealth vendors. This seems like a natural place to start your telehealth journey, but lets look a little closer at this approach. By partnering with a telehealth provider, you are handing over the reins of a very […]

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The Evolution of Telehealth and the Rise of Healthcare Everywhere

The evolution of telehealth has put us on course for a future of “healthcare everywhere.” Over the next decade, the need to meet a healthcare provider within the confines of brick and mortar will erode, and organizations with the technology and operations to support healthcare everywhere will lead the charge in the future of healthcare. […]

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#HIMSS17 According to Twitter

The 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition brought together over 40,000 health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. But for those who were unable to attend, there was plenty to be gained by following thought leaders and insiders on twitter. Each day during HIMSS, we put together some of the best […]

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