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Patient Engagement Strategies

AI, Consumerism Herald a Changing Healthcare Industry at HIMSS19

January 30, 2019 - Not too long ago, “2020” was convenient shorthand for “sometime in the distant future.”  But healthcare professionals gathering in Orlando this year for the annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition may have the slightly uncomfortable feeling of an expectant new decade peering right over their shoulder – and gaining on them fast. In many respects, the...

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Research Consortium Expands Clinical Trial Access, Participation

by Jessica Kent

Geisinger is one of six regional health systems announcing the founding of Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium), a streamlined clinical trial system that will expand clinical trial access and participation for...

Behavioral Health Homes Boost Patient Engagement, Self-Management

by Jessica Kent

The implementation of behavioral health home models could improve patient self-management, increase patient engagement, and enhance understanding of the connection between physical and mental health, according to a study published in...

NIH Preps National Launch of “All of Us” Precision Medicine Biobank

by Jessica Kent

The All of Us Research Program is in its expanded beta phase and is making strides in patient engagement and data capabilities in preparation for its national launch, according to program director Eric Dishman. The program, which began...

FDA Seeks Patient Engagement for Clinical Trials, Precision Medicine

by Jessica Kent

The FDA is seeking nominations of individuals interested in joining the new Patient Engagement Collaborative (PEC), which will discuss how to improve patient engagement in medical product development, clinical trials, precision medicine,...

NIH Renames Precision Medicine Cohort, Urges Patient Engagement

by Thomas Beaton

The newly unveiled All of Us Research Program, formally known as the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort, will help the NIH collect diverse patient data and foster patient engagement to support its million-member precision medicine...

Big Data Could Hold Key to Improving Vaccinations Rates

by Nathan Boroyan

With flu season fast approaching, a new initiative focused on improving adult vaccination rates is turning to big data to discover the most helpful patient engagement strategies for primary care providers to deliver preventative care. The...

In-Hospital Prescriptions Boost Medication Adherence by 29%

by Sara Heath

Making medications available at the point of care can improve medication adherence rates by up to 29 percent, according to recent research published in the American Journal of Managed Care. The study involved an analysis of diabetic...

5 Test Cases to Prove the Value of Population Health Management

by Jennifer Bresnick

Even for the most enthusiastic and forward-thinking healthcare organization, developing robust and impactful population health management programs can be a difficult proposition.  Budget constraints, a lack of commitment from...

Leveraging Risk Stratification for Population Health Management

by Jennifer Bresnick

Understanding a patient’s risk for developing new conditions – and a provider’s financial risk for treating those conditions – is the foundation for meaningful population health management, according to a new report...

How to Use Big Data for Tailored Population Health Management

by Gregory D. Berg, PhD

Let’s travel to the very near future of population health management. The hypothetical ABC Health Plan recently got a new member: Selma, a 57-year-old woman with heart failure. To help Selma manage her condition, improve her...

mHealth Messages Improve Diabetes Chronic Disease Management

by Jacqueline LaPointe

A recent study by the Journal of Medical Internet Research found that brief automated messages can significantly improve chronic disease management for Type 2 diabetes patients, especially in regards to glycemic control. After employing...


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