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3 Patient-Engagement Technologies to Implement into your Practice

A key to patient engagement is keeping your clients as informed as possible about their options for treatment, medications, recovery, and all other aspects of the healthcare system. A practice that is fully engaged with their patients works more efficiently, from setting up follow-up visits to receiving electronic reminders about appointments, and this personalized engagement is now expected. Digital communication is not something you can disregard—patients want personalization and the ability to speak to their health practitioner on the platforms they use. 

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ACOG Committee Opinion: Addressing Social Determinants of Health to Reduce Health Inequities

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) suggest tools to address health inequities.

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Social Determinants of Health: Lessons From 2018

In 2018, social determinants of health (SDOH) received considerable attention in the healthcare industry. Data insights from social determinants of health data play significant factor in achieving the best possible health outcomes and should be used to tailor care management and planning. This research shows the value and patient benefits of addressing these non-clinical health influencers.

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Health IT Will Help Achieve the Value in Value-Based Care in 2019

Electronic health records (EHRs) and automated processes are the tools powering this change. Stakeholders are looking to electronic data exchange and analysis to improve patient engagement and quality of care as well as reduce costs.

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Marshfield Clinic Research Institute Celebrating DNA Day 2019 With Presentation: Human Genetic Research in The 21st Century

Significant advances in genetics have been made over the last 100 years. It is expected that even larger advances will be made in the next 10 years. This talk by Scott Hebbring, Ph.D., research scientist at the Center for Precision Medicine Research at the Research Institute, will focus on how technology is changing our understanding of DNA and its relationship to human disease.

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Consumer Horizons 2019

The Consumer industry is evolving at lightning speed, and the way consumer companies operate is shifting. From issues in supply chain to the digitalization of the consumer experience, companies are rapidly changing to keep up with consumer demands.

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eHealth Initiative Would Like to Introduuce our Newest Member UChicago Medicine!

UChicago is advancing the forefront of Health every day. Their physicians are shaping modern Medicine with innovative discoveries. Today, UChicago Medicine delivers breakthroughs in immunotherapy to fight disease and develop leading-edge treatments.

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Solera Health Launches Disruptive SDOH Program

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute is forming a “disruptive business alliance” with Solera Health, an integrated benefits network company, to determine how best to act upon social determinants of health.

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Telehealth Promises Faster, More Convenient Access to Healthcare services

From mobile apps for monitoring medications to virtual appointments with specialists, telehealth services are creating new levels of convenience for providers and patients. But as companies digitize more pieces of the health care puzzle, this will mean navigating complicated state regulations, evolving payer relationships, and issues around data and patient privacy.

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Impact Report: Prescription Price Transparency

Traditional prescribing is plagued by information gaps and unwelcome surprises that can delay—or completely derail—the patient’s treatment. Rising drug costs, the burden of manual prior authorization and lack of insight on therapeutic alternatives present a major challenge. Patient-specific information at the point of care can meet this challenge—if clinicians have access to it.

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