Patient Engagement Video Picks to Watch

patient engagementVideos on Patient Engagement

Stage 2 of the CMS EHR Incentive program begining in 2014 will include new objectives to improve patient care through better clinical decision support, care coordination, and patient engagement. Patient engagement are core objectives for Eligible Professionals (EPS) in objectives #10 and #13 where patient will need to access their health records online and send secure messages to their providers.

Here are some videos on the subject of patient engagement.


The Department of Health & Human Services Office of Civil Rights. This office enforces laws that protect the civil rights and health information privacy of individuals seeking health and human services from certain providers and health plans. Their YouTube channel has a series of videos explaining HIPAA. See videos on Privacy and Security in EHRs, the right to access and correct your health information, explaining the notice of privacy practices, and communicating with family friends, and others involved in your health care.

e-Patient Dave

Dave deBronkart or also known as e-Patient Dave is a cancer survivor, speaker, and advocate for patients rights and engagement. Dave’s newest video on patient engagement is e-Patient Dave’s introduction to Patient Engagement and Empowerment.

Center for Advancing Health

The Center for Advancing Health works to increase people’s engagement in their health care. They listen to patient perspectives and translate what we learn into resources that help participation in our health care and that enable policy makers and clinicians to support our efforts. Hear President and Founder Jessie Gruman talk about what is patient engagement?


iTriage is a global health care technology company offering leading platform and mobile/Web applications that empowers consumers to make better health care decisions. Improving patient engagement may be at the top of your to-do list in 2013, especially as it directly related to achieving Meaningful Use requirements and maximizing reimbersuements. Here is their video, 10 Effective Mobile Consumer Engagement Tips that Drive Patient Engagement and Satisfaction.