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[ARCHIVED] Technology for Patient Engagement

Health Literacy-learning the language of patients

A/Prof. Terry HANNAN - Dec. 3, 2014
I am interested to hear the ideas and possible solutions regarding the issues surrounding "health literacy" which is critical in any communications with patients. The "language" of health care is not ...
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Adherence Tools Health Literacy Patient Communication telemedicine Wearables & Self Monitoring
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Incentives for patient interaction with EHRs and patient portals

GHDonline Team - Dec. 2, 2014
Idea submitted by: Elizabeth Berka Offer incentives for patients consenting to Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs). This may involve a point system in which patients earn points ever...
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Adherence Tools EMRs Patient Communication Population Health Management
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Engaging and supporting caregivers

Marie Connelly - Dec. 1, 2014
Family caregivers, or “informal caregivers,” provide a significant support system for patients with complex or chronic conditions, though these individuals are somewhat absent from policy conversation...
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Adherence Tools Patient Communication PHRs Remote Monitoring telemedicine Wearables & Self Monitoring
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Mint.com for health records

Alex Kazberouk - Dec. 1, 2014
I propose the development of a centralized access point for patient records, similar to the way individuals can access their financial records in one place on Mint.com. If patients were able to pull i...
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Adherence Tools Data Analysis PHRs