Patient Engagement

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for patient engagement.

News | Patient Engagement | December 23, 2015
December 23, 2015 — Radiology Associates LLC of Corpus Christi, Texas, recently completed a project with Royal...
A Pott's fracture of the fibula, also called a spiral fracture. Patient Marilyn Fornell.

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

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

Image courtesy of NexGenic

Technology | Patient Engagement | November 29, 2015
November 29, 2015 – NexGenic announced its ImageInbox app is available as a free Android app in the Google Play Store,...
ONC, Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020, information technology, healthcare
Feature | Information Technology | September 22, 2015
September 22, 2015 — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health...
Most Wired, CHIME, information technology, secuirty, patient engagement
News | Information Technology | July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015 - Health data security and patient engagement are top priorities for the nation's hospitals, according to...
Apple, ResearchKit, open software research, medical research apps
Technology | June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015 - In March, Apple announced the launch of ResearchKit, an open source software framework designed for...
CPeH, CMS, ONC, Meaningful Use Stage 3 requirements, comments
News | June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015 - The nation's top consumer, patient and labor advocates recently praised the proposed Stage 3 Meaningful...
Anthelio, Engage, mobile application, ONC-HIT, certification, Meaningful Use
News | June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015 - Anthelio Healthcare Solutions announced its...
Videos | Information Technology | June 04, 2015
SIIM 2015 Program Committee Chair Richard Wiggins III, M.D., discusses social media and mHealth with ITN editorial...
EchoPixel, True 3D Viewer, Quadro K4200, FDA
News | June 02, 2015
June 2, 2015 — EchoPixel’s True 3D Viewer shows a...
Kareo, Apple Watch App, practice efficiency, messaging, mobile devices
News | May 27, 2015
May 27, 2015 — Kareo announced the launch of its Apple Watch App. This most recent innovation extends the functionality...
Polaris, MD Anderson Cooper, breast cancer pilot project, partner
News | May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015 — Behavioral health technology company Polaris Health Directions and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper...
ImageInbox, CHLA, smartphones, imaging files, Lee Daly, Alexandra
News | May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015 — Parents of patients treated at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) can now download a free app called...
MyChoiceMD, northern Colorado, self-pay patients, mobile
News | May 18, 2015
May 18, 2015 — A new service called MyChoiceMD is preparing to launch in Colorado that aims to revolutionize the way...
Share the Journey, Sage Bionetworks, breast cancer, symptoms, study, app
Technology | May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015 — Sage Bionetworks, together with collaborators in the research community, announced the launch of a...
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)...
Blog | April 23, 2015
U.S. healthcare reform is largely being driven through adoption of new information technology (IT), so it is no wonder...
Videos | Information Technology | April 23, 2015
DAIC/ITN Editor Dave Fornell shows examples of new healthcare IT technology at the 2015 HIMSS meeting that will change...