With Help From Apple, BIDMC Ramps Up Patient Engagement Efforts

With Help From Apple, BIDMC Ramps Up Patient Engagement Efforts »

6 Apr, 2016
NewsUncategorized

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is incorporating Apple’s CareKit into its home-monitoring iPhone and iPad app, BIDMC@Home, in an effort to increase patient engagement.

Two Health IT Trends Paving the Way for Our Future

Two Health IT Trends Paving the Way for Our Future »

25 May, 2015
EventsUncategorized
Retail clinics offer lower costs and higher accessibility for consumers. Photo via Perficient. At the IHT2 Health IT Summit, which met in Cambridge from May 19 to 20, 2015, participants and speakers discussed the future of healthcare technology, considering everything from retail clinics to effective patient engagement methods. We walked away…
What the ONC Interoperability Roadmap Means for Physician Practices

What the ONC Interoperability Roadmap Means for Physician Practices »

5 May, 2015
Opinion/Editorial
The inability to exchange health information on a large scale is one of the most significant limitations of today’s electronic health records (EHR). However, interoperability may become a reality as soon as 2017, according to a draft roadmap published by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) in January. The document, titled Connecting Health and…
The EHR: Should Patients Have Access?

The EHR: Should Patients Have Access? »

29 Apr, 2015
NewsUncategorized
Should patients interact with their own medical charts? Photo via Naypong/ Shutterstock. The past decade has seen one of the most argumentative and least productive Congresses in the history of our nation - especially when it comes to ideas around healthcare reform. In this arena, the implementation of programs like The…
Harnessing Digital Technology to Improve Personal Health

Harnessing Digital Technology to Improve Personal Health »

Clifford Goldsmith, MD, Managing Director of US Providers at Microsoft Corporation, and Samantha Lifson, Marketing & Events Manager at Janssen Labs, network with guests at the October 14, 2014 digital health event. All photos by Monica Miller. For many centuries physicians have been our healthcare leaders. But today technology is changing that dynamic,…

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