PatientEngagementHIT

mHealth and Patient Engagement

What are the Pros and Cons of Patient-Generated Health Data?

by Sara Heath

As the healthcare landscape changes shape, focusing more on patient-centered outcomes and more efficient use of services, it is important that providers engage the patient as a member of the care team and make joint treatment decisions....

Can Cell Phone Patient Engagement Reduce Medication Non-Adherence?

by Sara Heath

Older, non-white patients of lower socioeconomic status may be harder to engage with in order to reduce medication non-adherence, according to a recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association...

Understanding Generational Differences in Patient Engagement

by Sara Heath

Just as each generation expresses its own unique preferences for fashion and music, patients express different preferences for patient engagement based on their age and life experiences. As healthcare reform efforts increase demand for...

Are Patients More Satisfied with mHealth Than Their Providers?

by Sara Heath

Between mHealth’s ability to connect patients and providers in disparate locations, track patient wellness, and monitor symptoms for chronic illness, mobile apps and devices  are disrupting the way patients stay connected to...

3 Effective Patient Engagement Strategies Using mHealth Tools

by Sara Heath

If you think that health IT and mHealth are permeating all aspects of healthcare, including patient engagement, you’d be right. As the healthcare industry continues to enter into the technological world, providers are discovering...

Few mHealth Apps Effective in Promoting Patient Engagement

by Sara Heath

When it comes to patient engagement, not all mHealth apps are created equal. In a data brief out of the Commonwealth Fund, a research team led by Karandeep Singh and David Bates, MD, discusses various different mHealth apps aimed toward...

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