Patient Engagement

Stanford Health Care, MyHealth mobile app, Android
News | Patient Engagement | February 03, 2016
Stanford Health Care recently released a new app that allows patients using Android smartphones to easily access their...
CMS, Meaningful Use replacement, Meaningful Outcomes, JPM16
News | Electronic Medical Records (EMR) | January 15, 2016
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Monday that it will be ending the Meaningful Use program...
News | Patient Engagement | December 23, 2015
Radiology Associates LLC of Corpus Christi, Texas, recently completed a project with Royal Solutions Group to deploy...
Marilyn Fornell

Figure 1. A bedside screen shot of a Carestream DRX mobile X-ray in the ED of the fractured fibula. 

Blog | Imaging | December 22, 2015
While I write a lot about medical imaging technology and how new technology can and should work, it is not often that
Carestream, MyVue Center Self-Service Kiosk, patient access, radiology reports, RSNA 2015
Technology | Patient Engagement | December 21, 2015
Carestream Health showcased its MyVue Center Self-Service Kiosk that enhances patient access and sharing of their...
Technology | Enterprise Imaging | November 29, 2015
lifeIMAGE announced the launch of the first in a series of product releases based on the fourth generation of its...
NexGenic, ImageInbox, medical image sharing, Android OS, smartphone and tablet, RSNA 2015

Image courtesy of NexGenic

Technology | Patient Engagement | November 29, 2015
NexGenic announced its ImageInbox app is available as a free Android app in the Google Play Store, allowing patients...
ONC, Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020, information technology, healthcare
Feature | Information Technology | September 22, 2015
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology...
Most Wired, CHIME, information technology, secuirty, patient engagement
News | Information Technology | July 10, 2015
Health data security and patient engagement are top priorities for the nation's hospitals, according to results of the...
Apple, ResearchKit, open software research, medical research apps
Technology | June 16, 2015
In March, Apple announced the launch of ResearchKit, an open source software framework designed for medical and health...
CPeH, CMS, ONC, Meaningful Use Stage 3 requirements, comments
News | June 10, 2015
The nation’s top consumer, patient and labor advocates recently praised the proposed Stage 3 Meaningful Use rules,...
Anthelio, Engage, mobile application, ONC-HIT, certification, Meaningful Use
News | June 10, 2015
Anthelio Healthcare Solutions announced its patient engagement mobile application, Engage, has achieved Office of the...
Videos | Information Technology | June 04, 2015
SIIM 2015 Program Committee Chair Richard Wiggins III, M.D., discusses social media and mHealth with ITN editorial di
EchoPixel, True 3D Viewer, Quadro K4200, FDA
News | June 02, 2015
EchoPixel’s True 3D Viewer shows a virtual representation of a patient’s body in open, immersive 3-D. Using stereo...
Kareo, Apple Watch App, practice efficiency, messaging, mobile devices
News | May 27, 2015
Kareo announced the launch of its Apple Watch App. This most recent innovation extends the functionality of the company...
Polaris, MD Anderson Cooper, breast cancer pilot project, partner
News | May 20, 2015
Behavioral health technology company Polaris Health Directions and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper have signed a...
ImageInbox, CHLA, smartphones, imaging files, Lee Daly, Alexandra
News | May 19, 2015
Parents of patients treated at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) can now download a free app called ImageInbox on...
MyChoiceMD, northern Colorado, self-pay patients, mobile
News | May 18, 2015
A new service called MyChoiceMD is preparing to launch in Colorado that aims to revolutionize the way patients find,...
Share the Journey, Sage Bionetworks, breast cancer, symptoms, study, app
Technology | May 11, 2015
Sage Bionetworks, together with collaborators in the research community, announced the launch of a patient-centered,...
Stage 3 MU, stage 3meaningful use, patient engagement

Patient engagement plays a key role in the Stage 3 MU rules, where patients are more involved in their health management and treatment decisions. Part of Stage 3 requires electronic patient access to all their medical records, enabled by patient portals, as in this example of Carestream's Vue Motion software.

Feature | May 07, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered public comments on its Stage 3 Meaningful Use (MU)...
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