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Patient Portal Access, Use Reach 52% of Healthcare Consumers

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Patient access to health data is continuously increasing, but there is still more opportunity for medical professionals to encourage better patient engagement with their own health data, according to a new ONC data brief about patient...

Patient Engagement Low in Patient-Centered Research Protocol

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Medical research needs to better measure patient-centered outcomes and include more patient engagement efforts during study design, according to research to be presented at the National Kidney Foundation 2018 Spring Clinical Meetings. The...

ONC Issues Guidebook for Patient Access to Health Information

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HHS and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has issued a new guidebook to assist patient access to health information. This playbook comes as a part of the HHS and CMS MyHealthEData initiative. The ONC Guide to...

Patient Relationship Management Tools Emerging Health Technology

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Patient relationship management (PRM) tools are slated to become increasingly popular has medical groups continue to drive patient-centered care, according to a new market report from Chilmark Research. With healthcare’s shift...

Apple Launches Health Records to Support Patient Data Access

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Apple is getting in on the patient data access game with the launch of Health Records, an iPhone app that allows patients to view their own medical records and share those records with their providers. Health Records, which is an...

Patient, Provider Training Key for Patient Portal Use in Oncology

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Healthcare organizations and medical systems need to create better patient education and provider training when implementing patient portals in oncology units, according to a new study published in the Journal of Medical Internet...

Patient Recall Suffers as Patients Remember Half of Health Info

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Patients only remember about 49 percent of the information their doctors give them without prompting, highlighting shortcomings with patient recall that can negatively impact patient activation, shows a study out of Brown University School...

Nurses Must Be Involved in Patient Health Literacy Support

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The American Academy of Nursing is calling on nurses to better support patient education and patient health literacy as a part of the organization’s annual policy brief. “Health literacy is a precursor to health and...

Biden: Federal Action Needed for Patient Access to Health Data

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Vice President Joe Biden is calling on federal health leaders to identify specific strategies for enforcing better patient access to health data. In an op-ed published this week in Fortune, the former leader of the White House Cancer...

Patient Engagement, Health Literacy Amid Top Patient Safety Issues

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Patient engagement and patient health literacy have ranked among the top patient safety issues on ECRI Institute’s 2018 Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations. Patient engagement and patient safety ranked nine...

Seniors Want Patient Engagement Technology for Care Management

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Fifty-nine percent of senior patients (age 55 and older) have concerns about their healthcare going forward, according to a recent survey conducted by Toluna on behalf of Alignment Healthcare. Patient engagement technology will help...

How Does Social Media Impact Perceived Provider Professionalism?

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As social media continues to permeate the healthcare space, providers are increasingly creating their own professional profiles to connect with patients and offer better patient education. It is important that clinicians maintain provider...

Patients Welcome AI Tech to Create Access to Convenient Care

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Patients are becoming more welcoming of technology integrated into the healthcare encounter, showing that patient preferences are leaning less toward human interaction and more toward convenient care, according to Accenture’s 2018...

Patient, Provider Views of Patient Engagement Technology Differ

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Patients, providers, and technology vendors are not on the same page when it comes to patient engagement strategies and technologies, according to a report from KLAS released at this year’s HIMSS conference. The report, obtained via...

CMS Initiative Aims to Improve Patient Access to Health Data

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Patient access to health data may become easier for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries as CMS launches several new initiatives aimed at putting patients at the center of their own care through seamless health data access. The initiatives...

Patient Advocacy Group Creates Patient Education Tools for MS

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Patients living with multiple sclerosis (MS) can now access a comprehensive set of patient education materials geared toward enhancing patient activation. The new set of patient education tools, called MS Path 2 Care, are sponsored by...

How VR Can Boost Individualized Patient Education, Care Experience

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A new virtual reality tool at Boston Children’s Hospital aims to take patient education into the future by delivering children and their parents an individualized and immersive patient experience. In partnership with patient...

Using NLP to Improve Patient Portal Use, Patient Health Literacy

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Natural language processing (NLP) is a viable solution for patient portal use, a process that is often limited by low patient health literacy. NLP needs to be employed judiciously, with considerations for suboptimal term linking and...

AMIA Outlines Data Use Guideline for Patient-Centered Care, PGHD

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Community healthcare partnerships and the integration of the social determinants of health are on the horizon for patient-centered care, but require revamped data guidelines to become a reality, according to a new report from the American...

How to Incorporate Family Caregivers in Chronic Care Management

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During chronic care management and other health episodes, the role of the family caregiver is increasingly recognized and incorporated into care plans. Many healthcare organizations are tapping family members to inform their treatment...

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