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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?

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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.

Mission Hospital Virtual Sitter - Drawing of the Virtual Bed Zone and Rails

Patient Engagement

Reducing Inpatient Falls and Injury Rates by Integrating New Technology with Workflow Redesign

How Mission Hospital scaled a virtual sitter pilot and reduced unassisted falls by 44% and fall-related injuries by 40%.

Heart Safe Motherhood and Way to Health Two-Way Texting for Blood Pressure Monitoring for Postpartum Women with Preeclampsia

Care Redesign

Heart Safe Motherhood: Applying Innovation Methodology for Improved Maternal Outcomes

At the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, a text message–based blood pressure surveillance program for postpartum women with preeclampsia improved blood pressure management, reduced readmissions, and increased patient and provider satisfaction.

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New Marketplace

Promoting Interoperability: Roles for Commercial Payers

Interoperability is a business imperative for enhancing value in health care, and providers and payers must collaboratively meet the demands for data exchange.

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Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement Survey: Why No Single Health Incentive Works

Initiatives to improve patient engagement come in a variety of forms. While insurers, employers, and health care providers are all involved in using financial incentives and penalties for engagement efforts, improvement in health outcomes has been elusive. Achieving that ultimate goal will usually require a combination of financial and social approaches.

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New Marketplace

Digital Health Care in China: Benefits and Pitfalls

China’s experience offers insights for integrating digital and non-digital health care services.

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Care Redesign

Stone-Age Policies Stifle Modern Solutions

Health care leaders must advocate for regulatory and reimbursement changes to unlock the potential of innovative technology and care team approaches to Parkinson’s and other suitable conditions.

The Patient Engagement Capacity Framework

Patient Engagement

The Patient Engagement Capacity Model: What Factors Determine a Patient’s Ability to Engage?

Patient engagement assessments often don’t dig deep enough to identify why patients don’t participate in their own health care. We present a new model to help providers pinpoint the reasons for lack of engagement and address them more effectively.

Percentage of U.S. Adult Hemodialysis Patients Achieving Dialysis Adequacy, 2013-2016. Data will be released in early 2019.

Care Redesign

Innovation in Dialysis: Continuous Improvement and Implementation

The U.S. dialysis sector has been criticized for its lack of innovation, but this criticism disregards the kidney community’s success in creating — and continuously improving on — dialysis as a safe, globally scaled, quality-oriented outpatient therapy.

Top Physician Pain Points Identified by Chronic Patients

Patient Engagement

Unmet Needs: Hearing the Challenges of Chronic Patients with Artificial Intelligence

With natural language processing and machine learning, researchers are identifying patient emotional and medical needs that are not being met by clinicians and patient advocacy groups.

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