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Telehealth, finally, has come of age. It took longer than I anticipated, but now telehealth’s vital contribution to keeping people well can’t be overstated.  The requirement for telehealth technologies in our healthcare system is obvious and urgent. It delivers three needed benefits for treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic:  Immediate patient...

While it might seem odd to use a business term to describe a role within a family, chances are you know exactly who I’m talking about within yours. Did you know that approximately 80% of the healthcare choices in the family are made by a single person?...

Engaged patients are more satisfied patients who live healthier lives. That being said, the healthcare industry is discovering many new possibilities when it comes to improving patient engagement, especially involving mobile-first technology. I’d like to discuss trends in patient engagement technologies and telehealth to better understand...

Who is the most important driver of patient wellness? It’s the patient. Patients struggle every day to take the lead in their own care and to meet the recommendations outlined by their physicians in their care plans. We also know that patient behavior is the primary driver...

Health system selects ambulatory platform to help achieve single clinical patient record as well as full enterprise engagement platform as foundation for patient strategy CHICAGO – August 27, 2019 – Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) today announced that client MaineGeneral Health has expanded its Allscripts SunriseTM footprint...

I am one of 22 providers serving patients in both inpatient and outpatient environments at Orlando Internal Medicine. Our practice joins hospitals and health systems in embracing technologies that enable a mobile-first approach to patient engagement. By inpatient, I mean that our practice includes skilled nursing...

Patient engagement is a two-way street: Healthcare organizations must provide resources to keep their patients involved while patients must actively use those resources. Mobile patient engagement strategies can be especially helpful for doctors trying to keep younger patients healthy. Millennials display an alarmingly low level of engagement...

Patients today increasingly expect to communicate with their providers via their mobile devices, whenever they wish and wherever they are. They want the same great consumer experiences they’ve come to enjoy in nearly every other aspect of their lives. That’s why practices, hospitals and health systems...