PatientEngagementHIT
  • How One Doc Uses Cartoons to Address Social Determinants of Health

    May 16, 2018 - On social media and in the healthcare space, Anita Ravi, MD, is largely known for her patient advocacy and cartoon work depicting the social determinants of health (SDOH) for vulnerable patients and how providers must address those factors to support a better patient experience. But in the PurpLE Clinic, a New York City-based federally-qualified health center (FQHC) at which Ravi practices...

  • Raising Patient Satisfaction Scores as a Component of Quality Care

    May 14, 2018 - At Nemours Children’s Health, improving patient satisfaction scores hasn’t been some long, tedious endeavor. Instead, it’s felt something like a game, engaging the competitive side of each of the health system’s doctors. As healthcare professionals across the country work to up their patient experience reviews and CAHPS scores, clinicians at Nemours have been in competition...

  • Trump Calls for Drug Price Transparency to Lower Patient Health Costs

    May 11, 2018 - Drug price transparency and reducing out-of-pocket patient costs were at the forefront of President Donald Trump’s remarks on drug pricing today. “One of my greatest priorities is to reduce the price of prescription drugs. In many other countries, these drugs cost far less than what we pay in the United States,” the President said in his speech. “That is why I have...

  • Outlook Is Promising for Apple Health Records, Patient Data Access

    May 9, 2018 - Most of the Apple Health Records early adopters have high hopes that the fruit will deliver better patient engagement and patient data access, according to a new KLAS performance report. However, there is room for pitfalls should Apple fail to effectively scale its technology and leverage it to its fullest engagement power, the report noted. Apple announced its Health Records app earlier this...


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NYU Unveils Dashboard Displaying Social Determinants of Health

The Department of Population Health at NYU Langone has recently launched its City Health Dashboard, which aims to display financial and social data about communities in the country’s 500 largest cities. Specifically, this dashboard aims...

CMS Updates Drug Price Dashboard to Improve Price Transparency

CMS has updated its drug pricing dashboards to better reflect the price transparency ideals stated in President Trump’s recent address on drug pricing and out-of-pocket patient costs. The updates will highlight year-over-year spending,...

Health Record Copying Fees May Hinder Patient Health Data Access

High record copying fees and other out-of-pocket costs may be a deterrent for patient health data access, with some providers charging fees for chronically ill patients or third parties that are prohibitive, according to a recent report from...

How One Doc Uses Cartoons to Address Social Determinants of Health

On social media and in the healthcare space, Anita Ravi, MD, is largely known for her patient advocacy and cartoon work depicting the social determinants of health (SDOH) for vulnerable patients and how providers must address those factors to...

What are the Top Barriers to Patient Portal Adoption, Use?

As a fundamental patient engagement technology with numerous reimbursement payments tied to its adoption, providers have long searched for the secret sauce to facilitate high patient portal use. Medical professionals not only aim to meet meaningful...

Patient Worry About Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Costs at All-Time High

Few patients are confident they can afford an expensive medical bill, as high out-of-pocket healthcare costs continue to be a cause for patient concern, according to a report from the Commonwealth Fund. This report was informed by a survey the...

Why Consumers Need Info About Diabetes Self-Management Apps

Despite the plethora of diabetes self-management apps on the mHealth market, research regarding app efficacy for chronic disease management is left wanting, according to a recent study from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)....

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