Patient Care Access News

Online Patient Engagement Tools Improve Chronic Disease Management


Online patient engagement tools such as patient portals play a significant role in increasing patient engagement in chronic disease management and preventative care, according to researchers from Kaiser Permanente of Southern California....

Does Patient Engagement Drive Accountable Care, ACO Success?


As the healthcare industry shifts payment models from volume to value, innovative care approaches such as accountable care organizations (ACOs), care coordination, and patient engagement continue to gain popularity. Alternative payment models...

How Telemedicine Brings New Meaning to Patient Engagement


Telemedicine, one of the healthcare industry’s most creative and innovative technological advances, has introduced an entirely new layer to patient engagement. By providing healthcare via video conference on a smartphone or a computer,...

Driving Follow-Up Care, Patient Engagement with Health IT


Increasing patient engagement strategies in follow-up care is critical in maintaining the health of patients beyond the scope of care within the hospital. Improving follow-up care, and ensuring that the patient is engaged with that care, has...

Using mHealth, Remote Monitoring to Boost Patient Engagement


Mobile health devices are steadily showing themselves as an emerging method of increasing patient engagement, and due to their popularity amongst users, may be the next big thing in the healthcare industry. In fact, recent research shows that...

Patient Engagement Initiatives that Aid Population Health Management


From different government programs such as accountable care organizations (ACOs) to the EHR meaningful use programs, population health management through patient engagement has become a significant healthcare initiative. As the healthcare industry...


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