PHRs: What Problem Are We Trying to Solve?

Source: HIT Consultant When it comes to PHRs: what problem are we trying to solve? Practice Fusion CMO, Robert Rowley MD outlines how PHRs can be thought of as apatient engagement tool “Patient engagement” is one of the buzzwords in health policy these days, and substantial data exist to show that when patients are actively engaged with the[…]

Connected Health Study Finds Mobile Health Improves Patient Engagement

Source: HIT Consultant Mobile health can positively impact patient engagement, clinical outcomes, and operational workflow in remote monitoring programs according to a recent study conducted by the Center for Connected Health. The study found that patients using wireless mobile health devices to collect and transmit their data are more frequently tracked their blood pressure than patients using telephone modem[…]