Guest post by Doug Della Pietra, director of customer services and volunteers for Rochester General Hospital in New York. "There's a genuine sense that we're all in this together. We...
One of the main problems digital health faces is the fundamental connection between user and device, according to Forbes contributor John Nosta.
Patient-centered care needs to be a bigger priority in the medical imaging field, several prominent radiologists have said this week at the Radiological Society of North America's annual meeting in Chicago.
Windsor Healthcare, a sub-acute care provider in nine communities throughout New Jersey, is teaching hospital CEOs, nursing home administrators and other healthcare leaders how to embrace the person-centered care movement.
As accountable care organizations become more prevalent, ACOs will likely help transform the healthcare industry, altering provider payments and introducing new care models. But there also are inevitable bumps that insurers will face along the road as ACOs mature.
Patients who use the Internet more frequently are more likely to embrace patient-centered healthcare efforts and participate in their own care, according to a study published this week in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
In a recent interview with Diagnostic Imaging, Mary Mahoney, M.D., a professor of radiology and vice chair of research at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the chair of the Radiology Society of North America's task force on Radiology Cares, shares several suggestions for practicing patient-centered care.
Critical elements of patient-centered care can benefit from technology, David Lee Scher, M.D., a digital health technology consultant writes in a recent blog post. Physicians must provide tools to...
In this exclusive interview with FierceHealthcare, Brent James, chief quality officer and executive director of the Institute for Health Care Delivery Research at Utah's Intermountain Healthcare, discusses how hospitals can use patient engagement to create high-quality, low-cost systems of care and how Intermountain put the focus on patient-centeredness--not revenue enhancement--to improve the bottom line and outcomes.
The simultaneous maturation of patient-centered healthcare, social media and the Internet has created what researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School are calling a "perfect storm" in healthcare with regard to how patients and organizations connect.