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Patient Engagement Technology

Advances in healthcare IT are helping bring new patient engagement solutions and systems to the table. Patient engagement companies have sprung up to fill this need, health care organizations are creating their own innovations, and patients are taking the lead, too. What should you know about this changing market?

Recommendations to Resolve Information Asymmetry at the Strategic Level

New Marketplace

Information Asymmetry: The Untapped Value of the Patient

The knowledge and preferences that patients could — and should — share with clinicians would restore balance to point-of-care interactions, leading to better outcomes and enhanced value.

Telehealth and remote monitoring are little used and ineffective for chronic disease care

Care Redesign

Survey Snapshot: Treating Chronic Disease Proactively

Though survey respondents don’t indicate strong use of telehealth and remote monitoring, NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members discuss the ways they’re using these tools to monitor chronic disease, with good results.

Taxonomy of the Patient Voice Table

Patient Engagement

Taxonomy of the Patient Voice

While health care pursues the important trend of putting patients at the center of care, the terms used to describe this goal are proliferating — and muddying the discourse. This taxonomy attempts to classify some of these terms and make some distinctions.

David Blumenthal and Bob Galvin head shots

Care Redesign

Ripe for Disruption: Why and How Big Players in the Private Sector Are Taking on Health Care

For big tech companies like Amazon, Apple, and Google, the health care sector looks ripe for disruption. Two executives working in different parts of the health care ecosystem discuss what this means for patients and doctors, including the positives and unintended consequences.

Top challenges facing chronic disease management care - insufficient time and care coordination

Care Redesign

Care Redesign Survey: To Improve Chronic Disease Care, Change the Payment Model

Many health care organizations are reasonably effective in treating chronic diseases, but they are limited from doing better by fee-for-service payment, which remains the predominant payment model in the United States. This report serves as a snapshot in time, showing the intent of health care providers to be proactive in treating chronic disease, but limitations in their ability to address population health.

Home-Based Cardiac Rehab - An Overview from Kaiser Permanente Southern California

Care Redesign

Saving Lives with Virtual Cardiac Rehabilitation

Collaboration and innovation can improve the performance of cardiac rehabilitation.

Screenshot of Tidepool daily diabetes data

Patient Engagement

A Taxonomy to Engage Patients: Objectives, Design, and Patient Activation

Health information initiatives will succeed only if they focus on patients’ motivation to engage and reflect the type of engagement they seek.

AI and Human Symbiosis - Angel Robot and a New Paradigm for Smart Health - John Yu talk still

New Marketplace

Angel Robot and a New Smart Health Paradigm

The Jingde Experiment’s Angel Robot illustrates how continuous, closed-loop learning symbiosis between doctor, AI, and patient can improve patient outcomes.

How WeChat Helps Generate Patients’ Trust at Jiahui Health - Feng Ge Talk Still

New Marketplace

How WeChat Helps Generate Patients’ Trust

It doesn’t matter if you are American or Chinese. Everyone wants good health care. The CEO for Jiahui Health in Shanghai describes the private health system’s creation of a closed-end digital and in-person health care ecosystem anchored in trust.

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Patient Engagement

Engaging Patients Using Digital Technology — Learning from Other Industries

Providers can benefit patients and disrupt health care by learning from the experience of other industries.

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