Microblogs: Patient Engagement
Engaging Rural Residents in Patient-Centered Health Care Research
there remains a gap in our understanding of the intricacies of rural patient engagement in health-related research. This article describes the process of engaging rural patients, caregivers and broader stakeholders...
The Difference Between Patient Education and Health Literacy
Understanding the difference between patient education and health literacy can assist HCPs with targeted patient engagement programs.
White Paper: Patient Engagement and Healthcare Value
This white paper focuses on examining healthcare value based on the expert insights from the Center for Healthcare Innovation’s Healthcare Executive Roundtable held on October 13th, 2016 in New York City and other key trends and market forces. The roundtable identified specific ways in which healthcare stakeholders can enhance patient engagement, such as building relationships based on mutual trust and open communication with patients.
Physician led problem solving and leadership in healthcare innovation: A case study
How might we mobilize and engage doctors to support hospital transformation and best practice? How might turn opposition or apathy into active engagement? How might we solve longstanding problems like clinical documentation, leadership structure and physician recruitment?
Patient engagement a new frontier for drug makers
Right now, any interaction between drug companies and patients typically comes after a drug has been developed and released, when drug makers look to patients to provide “patient reported outcomes” to determine whether a drug is having its intended effects and meeting patients’ expectations.
However, the push is to engage patients earlier in the process...
When doctors know that they don’t know
The idea is that, instead of trying to provide clear-cut answers, doctors should help their patients put information into context, while recognizing that patients are the ones who know their bodies best.
Information and communication technology is a promising way to reduce social isolation of older adults
Risk of social isolation (reduced contact with others) increases with age. Social isolation affects both mental and physical health and can lead to depression, self-harm or self-neglect and even increased risk of death. As the world’s population ages, there is an increasing need to identify effective ways to increase social interaction and reduce isolation among older adults. Technology has the potential to help older adults at risk of social isolation (e.g. living alone and/or less mobile) by connecting them with others, including family, friends and other communities.
Kaiser tests new approaches to the patient experience
Kaiser Permanente is opening up 10 "health hubs" in Southern California over the next 18 months to test innovations it hopes to apply to the rest of its health system. The medical offices will test new approaches to the entire patient experience, from the reception area to the exam room. Kaiser CEO and Chair Bernard Tyson says the changes are aimed at "creat[ing] a holistic experience" for the patient.
On-demand Video Gallery and Webinars: Available Anytime, Anyplace
Partners in Parkinson's has launched a new video gallery featuring an on-demand videos featuring the personal stories of people living with Parkinson's and care partners, as well as conversations with health care professionals and researchers studying PD. https://www.partnersinparkinsons.org/watch-our-videos?cid=un_VG_001