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Patient Engagement Technology

Patient engagement: the golden prize for a healthy population. 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. What should you know about this changing market?

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Patient Engagement

Moving from a Sickness Model of Health Care to One of Well-Being — Part 2

A public health expert discusses the scientific, technological, and financial foundations we need to modernize the social services infrastructure and address social determinants of health.

PROs Associated with Better Top-Box Satisfaction Scores at UPMC

Patient Engagement

Better Physician Ratings from Discussing PROs with Patients

A UPMC study demonstrates the value of PROs, but finds that physicians need to discuss that information with patients during visits.

Different Means of Initiating and Sustaining Behavior Change

Patient Engagement

Survey Snapshot: Social Support, Whether In-Person or Virtual, Is the Key to Sustained Behavior Change

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members seek ways to create relationships with patients — but the hurdles are high.

Different Means of Initiating and Sustaining Behavior Change

Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement Survey: What Creates Behavior Change May Not Sustain It

An NEJM Catalyst Insights Council survey finds that human interaction and social support are vital for patient behavior change and employee wellness programs.

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Patient Engagement

Messaging System Helps Caregivers Keep Tabs on Growing Number of Patients with Substance Use Disorder

One behavioral health provider pilots cost-effective outreach to patients with SUD that checks up on their recovery, triages needs, and facilitates communication.

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Patient Engagement

Improving Patient Involvement in Care

The CEO of Virginia Mason on facilitating and enhancing patient participation in care.

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Care Redesign

Specialty Care for the Underserved

The opening of a new medical school provided impetus to restructure musculoskeletal services to give the safety-net population timely access to needed specialty care.

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Care Redesign

Is “Empowered Dialysis” the Key to Better Outcomes?

Self-dialysis patients enjoy far lower mortality and hospitalization rates and far better attitudes about treatment. But there are hard limits to its adoption.

Patient Engagement

What Is Telehealth?

Telehealth: The delivery of health care, health education, and health information services via remote technologies. Read about telehealth technologies, services, and reimbursement issues.

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Care Redesign

In-Person Health Care as Option B

What if health care were designed so that in-person visits were the second, third, or even last option for meeting routine patient needs, rather than the first?

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