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The HealthKit Revolution, Part 2: Piloting Health Apps

During the past few years, providers have found it challenging to engage patients in their own care plans. Ironically, one of the primary hindrances to greater patient involvement is technology. 493 more words

EHR/EMR

Device Integration – What to Do With All That Data?

Imagine trying to get ready for work every morning without having your wardrobe stored in one spot:  your pants are hanging in your bedroom closet, your shirts are in your son’s room, your socks are in the kitchen, and your shoes are in the car. 486 more words

EHR/EMR

Hang in There...

Don’t mind the lack of content – eHIPAA Compliance information and updates will be located here! However, we just have not posted anything in depth quite yet. 63 more words

Healthcare It

The HealthKit Revolution, Part 1: A Game-Changing Idea

Anyone who has upgraded to IOS8 or an iPhone 6 may have noticed the appearance of a new little app called HealthKit.  Considering the number of health apps that get shoved in our faces (looking at you, Nike), many of you may be inclined to delete it without a second thought. 418 more words

EHR/EMR

The Healthcare No One Cares About

Digital Health and Mobile Patient Engagement Applications have made tremendous strides in the past 2 years. Vendors are quick to announce an agreement or partnership with Stanford, The Mayo Clinic, and Brigham Women’s Hospital and attract headlines in industry blogs, magazines, and journals. 270 more words

Medicaid

Five Ways Telehealth will Change Medicine

When discussing telehealth, one first needs to refer to definitions. The Health Resources Services Administration defines telehealth as “The use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care, patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration.”  It is differentiated from telemedicine which is focused on remote clinical services. 840 more words

MHealth

Five Reasons Why Physician IT Champions are Needed

It has been 5 years since the passage of the HITECH Act portion of the Affordable Care Act. The purpose of HITECH was “…to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology.” While the result of this legislation has been the significant… 896 more words

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