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...
In the latest attempt to get consumers to embrace personal health records, health insurer Aetna is making its myActiveHealth PHR portal with the mobile iTriage app.
According to Aetna, more than 4 million people have myActiveHealth PHRs, offered through ActiveHealth Management, an independently run Aetna...
Thu, Oct 11 2012
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Thu, Oct 4 2012
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In August 2010, just 25 months ago, President Obama announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was going to make Veterans’ personal health records available to them online with something called the “Blue Button.” Blue Button is an incredibly simple idea. It puts electronic information in...
ChiroTouch, a San Diego-based vendor of integrated electronic health records and practice management software for chiropractors, has released three native iPad apps, two of which are intended for patient use.
One, CT Provider Interface, gives chiropractors remote access to patient records, including...