By Daniel V Samarov PhD – In order to engage patients in their care in a meaningful and sustained way, patients must see the value in patient engagement systems. A static repository of information like a patient portal for receiving test results or sending secure messages doesn’t nurture ongoing engagement.Read More
By Jeff Shuren MD JD & Ed Margerrison PhD – Progress in science and technology offers extraordinary opportunities to develop innovative medical products that can save lives and lead to better treatments, better diagnostics and better care for patients.
By Art Gross – The social media platform TikTok has become a mainstream method of learning dance moves. And some recipes. And maybe a silly dog video here and there. But what we didn’t expect it to become was a healthcare platform.
By Matt Fisher – When access to in-person healthcare service shutdown almost completely during the pandemic, the impact of remote patient monitoring, or remote patient engagement, was thrust to the fore. The positive effects have started to gain momentum as well with more evidence as to the actual health benefits.
By Jeff Shuren MD JD & Daniel Caños PhD MPH – Among the many ways that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration protects and promotes the public health is by ensuring the safety and effectiveness of medical devices, assuring that patients have timely access to them, and advancing medical device innovation.
By Dr. Mark Pratt – Community healthcare organizations are facing challenges to their very existence, but their dire situation also gives them the impetus to adapt to changing expectations and radically revamp how they offer care.
By Matt Dickson – With patients delaying care last year during the pandemic, health systems must focus on fostering strong patient engagement to prevent further health complications. Here are three ways your health system can drive patient engagement by meeting the needs of patients.
By Katherine Capps – We need to talk. Not just to each other, but to our communities. Many of us have been advocating for medication optimization for years. We’re largely on the same page. But are we adequately reaching a broader audience? I’m not sure.
By Devin Partida – With COVID-19, it’s easy to overlook advancements not related to the psndemic. February is Heart Health Month, which means it’s an ideal time to look at five recent developments in stroke research. Having a healthy heart reduces a patient’s risk of strokes.