Myca Health subsidiary and “patient platform management” company Hello Health has taken its emphasis on patient engagement mobile, with the company’s first iPhone app.
The app, called PortalConnect, enables patients whose physicians use the Hello Health EHR to update and access their...
The 14th annual National Women’s Health Week kicked off on Mother’s Day, May 12, 2013, and is celebrated until May 18. This week is a great reminder for all women to think about their health care and the key preventive actions they can take to improve...
Thu, May 16 2013
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The failure of Google Health in 2011 pointed to a critical question about patient health records (PHRs): do people want them? If a giant like Google couldn’t get enough people interested in their own health records to continue offering the service, what hope was there for mass market penetration...
Wed, Feb 27 2013
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Health gamification app developers, you may have met your match. You probably already knew the couch potato was your biggest challenge. But now the stakes have been raised.
The other night, I was watching TV and this commercial came on: (Watch here).
That’s right, there’s an app, called Viggle...
Thu, Feb 7 2013
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Whether you have yet to start using an EHR or have already adopted an EHR and earned a bonus, you may want to seriously consider adding “I will earn a meaningful use bonus” to your list of to-do’s for 2013.
If you have not yet adopted an EHR, it’s not too late. While the first year More >
A report from the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Health Project, led by former Senate majority leaders Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) and Bill Frist (R-Tenn.), says that mobile health is a promising avenue for increasing patient engagement, which should be one of the major goals of health care reform. But barriers...