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Gallup's 6 guidelines for better patient engagement | Government Health IT

First there was "interoperability." Then it was "meaningful use." And while both of those terms still occupy significant real estate in the healthcare reform landscape, the new phrase making the rounds is "patient engagement." Simply put, if the doctor...
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Let's not look at 'patient engagement' as just another 'phrase' when it can be an effective strategy for better, safer care!

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How is patient-centered care changing patient engagement? | EHRintelligence.com

How is patient-centered care changing patient engagement? | EHRintelligence.com | Patient engagement | Scoop.it
For one industry insider, the success of today's healthcare reform hinges on the ability to engage patients in a meaningful way through patient feedback data. (How is patient-centered care changing patient engagement?
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Time to rethink HCAHPS...if we are committed to patient-centered care, we need more qualitative information.

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Getting to health engagement will require more than a patient portal

Getting to health engagement will require more than a patient portal | Patient engagement | Scoop.it

Patient and health engagement is the flavor du jour in health circles these days, from the corridors of hospitals to the caffeinated marketing meetings in Big Pharma’s east coast meet-ups.


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"ALL IN!"  Effective patient engagement i.e. improved patient outcomes requires all stakeholders be involved: patients, advocates, caregivers, payers.

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Connected Health: Keys to patient engagement success

Connected Health: Keys to patient engagement success | Patient engagement | Scoop.it
BOSTON—“If we can engage patients, anything is possible,” said George Kassabgi, entrepreneur and partner of the Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH), speaking at Partners HealthCare’s 10th Annual Connected Health Symposium.
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Moving from episodic and reactive to continuous and proactive: Kassabgi points to 4 success factors.

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PfP Resources for Patient and Family Engagement | National Patient Safety Foundation

PfP Resources for Patient and Family Engagement | National Patient Safety Foundation | Patient engagement | Scoop.it
The federal Partnership for Patients campaign has made available its compilation of emerging best practice tools and resources to facilitate patient and family engagement in health care.
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As providers sharpen their engagement skills, they also need to empower patients, families and advocates with tools to guide them. This is a culture shift for everyone involved. 

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Todd Park: Patient engagement will 'vastly' improve healthcare

Todd Park: Patient engagement will 'vastly' improve healthcare | Patient engagement | Scoop.it
Addressing a packed room at the Health Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C., this week, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park emphasized the importance of federal efforts to engage patients in their own healthcare.
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Study: Patients want online access to medical images | EHRintelligence.com

Study: Patients want online access to medical images | EHRintelligence.com | Patient engagement | Scoop.it
In a new study by IDR Medical and Carestream Health, researchers found that patients were interested in accessing medical images such as x-rays, CT scans, and mammograms through an online patient portal, with 68% saying it was “extremely likely”...
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To echo @ePatientDave, give us our data!  Let's engage patients and families as care partners.

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Activating Patients Through Engagement

Activating Patients Through Engagement | Patient engagement | Scoop.it
As hospital reimbursements begin to fluctuate based on patient satisfaction, there’s more incentive than ever to ensure patients are active in their care.

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 Though "patient activation" is  a term that  can make a patient  bristle, the underlying need to engage patients and keep them active in their care is essential. That 's where #HIT can play a key role -- not replacing physicians, but enhancing their effectiveness.

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Study: Patient engagement linked to lower odds of readmission

Study: Patient engagement linked to lower odds of readmission | Patient engagement | Scoop.it
Patients who had the lowest Patient Activation Measure scores, which reflect engagement in self-care, were nearly twice as likely to be readmitted as those who had the highest scores, a study found.
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The evidence continues to build: strong correlation between patient engagement and bettter outcomes.

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20 Minute Patient-Centered Care Activity: Needs-Wants-Emotions-Stereotypes

20 Minute Patient-Centered Care Activity: Needs-Wants-Emotions-Stereotypes | Patient engagement | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago I attended several days of training with the Disney Business Institute.  I thoroughly enjoyed much of what was shared in the DBI and often find myself thinking back to one thi...
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Cultivating staff empathy? Here's an interesting approach.

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Three patient engagement lessons - Government Health IT

Three patient engagement lessons
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Patient engagement is a term Jan Oldenburg, Aetna's VP of patient and provider engagement in accountable care, didn't first hear until 2009.
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Great insights on right technology/right patient, right language and right way to manage patient consent.

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