Posts about: patient-centered care

Keep It Simple: How to Best  Maximize Patient Portal Usage

According to a recent AHIMA survey, more patients are accessing their health data through health IT and patient portals, but much more needs to be done. Overall, 82 percent of patients say they have logged into their provider’s patient portal at least once, which is up from 5 percent in 2013.

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Topics: patient-centered care, smart portals, Health IT Interoperability

2016 Health IT Focus: The Future of Patient-Centered Health

It’s that time again. The cherry blossoms having peaked, the DC metropolitan area is counting down the days until the 17-year Cicadas pop their beady, red eyes out of the ground, and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) is hosting their Annual Meeting. This meeting provides an opportunity for an expansive array of public and private sector partners to review and discuss ways to leverage health IT. The goal: to achieve better care, smarter spending, and healthier people. 

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Topics: interoperability, patient-centered care, HealthIT, Big Data