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Eight patient engagement trends to watchBoosting patient engagement is critical as the industry shifts toward value-based payments. For payers and providers, higher engagement increases the likelihood of positive outcomes at lower costs.
Nine best practices in healthcare IT project managementHealthcare organizations must have sound IT project management practices in place to sensibly manage both human and financial resources. Here are nine best practices to follow.
Health Execs: How I power down at the end of the dayWith a high-paced career, it can be difficult to transition from work to home. We asked our editorial advisors to share their secrets.
Who should own healthcare apps?There are more than 165,000 health- and wellness-related apps for iOS, but overall engagement remains low outside the top 10. To best benefit users, who should be responsible for health and wellness apps—employers, healthcare insurers or individual consumers? It depends.
Integrating IoT devices into healthcareIntegrating IoT devices within healthcare systems allows professionals and individuals to have access to new health-related data used for informed, personalized healthcare applications and situations.
Opinion: Leading change through value-based careTandigm Health’s first-year results highlight meaningful outcomes.
Remote monitoring of diabetics: Applications and reimbursementHere’s how remote monitoring works to improve diabetic patient care, and a look at whether payers are paying for it.
How social factors are driving precision medicinePrecision medicine isn’t just about genomics anymore. With the field moving forward as the next step in population health management, environmental, social and lifestyle factors that live outside the medical system are increasingly important to target treatments and engage patients. That means health plans also need innovative technology solutions to capture, store and integrate this crucial information.
Healthcare providers make strides in telemedicine uptickA KPMG expert discusses the biggest drivers and challenges for expediting the adoption of virtual care.
Effective patient messaging drives higher value healthcareMedication non-adherence is a growing issue for patients, physicians and health plans. Here’s one effective solution.