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Category: Patient Experience


Biomarker, Innovation, Patient Experience

Researchers Want Cancer Patients To Share Their Medical Information In Search of Cures

October 18, 2018

Via: Time Health

April Doyle, a single mom from Visalia, Cal., only lets herself look three months into her future. Since she was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, she’s tried a new treatment every three months to keep the cancer from […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Patient Experience

New patient-centric website launched in Europe to empower people with chronic conditions

October 12, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today announced the European launch of Life Effects (https://lifeeffects.teva), a patient-centric website hosting content created by patients and checked by experts, at the European Committee for the Treatment and Research of Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) Congress in […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Spurred by convenience, millennials often spurn the ‘family doctor’ model

October 9, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Calvin Brown doesn’t have a primary care doctor — and the peripatetic 23-year-old doesn’t want one. Since his graduation last year from the University of San Diego, Brown has held a series of jobs that have taken him to several […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Can Bots Take the Patient Experience to the Next Level?

October 3, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

In today’s mobile-first environment, it’s somewhat surprising that nearly 30 percent of healthcare providers still use phone calls — and only phone calls — to ensure patients make it into their scheduled appointments. While fewer Americans tend to answer their […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Patient Experience

Research Report: How Patients with Addiction Use Digital Health Tools

September 24, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

Enspektos, LLC, a healthcare innovation consultancy, today released a first-of-its-kind research about how patients with addiction use digital health tools, where voice-enabled technologies are currently being deployed in health and more. Four Q2 2018 digital health trends & themes revealed […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

New program to reduce harmful stress effectively improves mood in cancer patients

September 20, 2018

Via: The Medical News

This is a story about something rare in health psychology: a treatment that has gone from scientific discovery, through development and testing, to dissemination and successful implementation nationwide. In a new study, researchers found that a program designed at The […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

The Impact of Digitization on Patient Experience is Here

September 18, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

Hospitals, and medical clinics in general, have complex and ever-changing environments. However, one thing that never changes is the overall commitment to put patients first and ensure that they’re provided with the best possible experience. First and foremost, that experience […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Patient Engagement: 9 Ways to Engage Patients on Their Own Terms

September 17, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

Prioritizing measurable clinical outcomes, defining an evidence-based, codified patient journey, and incenting strict adherence to treatment plans have been the base for many patient engagement initiatives. These seem to be logical ways to improve outcomes, reduce costs and encourage patients […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Santa Clara County launches health data portal for residents

September 5, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The Public Health Department in Santa Clara County, Calif., has launched a user-friendly online tool for residents to access health data. “Data at the neighborhood level helps programs work better and smarter to address health inequities in our county,” says […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

A jolt to the jugular! You’re insured but still owe $109k for your heart attack

August 27, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Drew Calver took out his trash cans and then waved goodbye to his wife, Erin, as she left for the grocery store the morning that upended his picture-perfect life. Minutes later, the popular high school history teacher and swim coach […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Reputation vs. Effectiveness: Is Patient Engagement Real?

August 21, 2018

Via: HITECH Answers

Whether it’s stock trading with a few clicks on a smartphone, streaming new music before the vinyls hit the shelves, or receiving a wardrobe from a personal stylist without ever stepping into a store, technology’s potential to revolutionize the consumer […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

New research center aims to improve health outcomes for people with physical disabilities

August 20, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Nationally, 1 in 5 adults lives with a disability. But knowing what it’s like for those 53 million people to age -; and how their unique needs may change over time -; isn’t always clear to the professionals that provide […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Learning to live well with dementia

August 9, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Imagine your doctor telling you have Alzheimer’s disease or some other type of dementia. Then, imagine being told, “I’m sorry, there’s nothing we can do. You might want to start getting your affairs in order.” Time and again, people newly […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

The Future Role of Robots and Humans in Caretaking

August 6, 2018

Via: HitConsultant

Visit the research facilities of the Georgia Institute of Technology. You may meet Darwin, a pint-sized robot that helps patients meet physical therapy goals. From enhancing a surgeon’s precision to disposing of medical waste to monitoring health metrics, artificial intelligence […]


Innovation, Patient Experience, Wellness

Apple is hiring for its new health clinics, and it’s focusing on keeping employees well

August 2, 2018

Via: CNBC

Apple’s wellness clinic, AC Wellness, has made quick work of hiring more than 40 people to provide concierge health and wellness services to its Bay Area employees, according to a LinkedIn search. AC Wellness is a separate subsidiary of Apple […]