As care is increasingly delivered in outpatient environments, there’s a growing need for facilities that leverage technology and building design to enable a smooth healing process, says Daniel Barchi.
When it comes to preferred communication channels, the evolution was a quick one. Physician adoption of mobile health will take longer, but there are interesting parallels, says Dr. Joe Kvedar of Connected Health.
Healthcare organizations that care about preserving ancient business models will soon be replaced by those that care about consumers’ modern expectations, says John Halamka.
How can patient engagement initiatives move forward when there’s little agreement on what data patients need to access, and how? To get some answers, we spoke with CIO John Halamka and activist Dave deBronkart.
The problems with consumerism and engagement don’t stem from a lack of viable solutions, but rather a lack of leaders who have the vision and confidence to leverage those tools, says Paul Roemer.