Category Archives: Patient and Family Engagement

Patient and Family Engagement

Social Media: The Rx for Patient Loneliness

My father battled cancer several years ago. He lives on the opposite corner of the continent from me and was adamant that he didn’t want his kids to stop their lives to be with him through the fight. He didn’t want to “burden us.” More than that though, I believe he felt — as many […]

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Keyton Weissinger is a 20-year veteran of IT with a keen focus on healthcare. In his role as VP of Innovation for Standard Register Healthcare, it's his job to watch and anticipate trends in healthcare, then to act as an entrepreneur-in-residence to spearhead development of solutions to emerging information and communication needs. Follow him on Twitter @PatientEngaged

Keyton Weissinger has 5 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org


Mobile Technology, Patient and Family Engagement

Patients: BYOD

You’re in the hospital (I’m sorry). You are likely uncomfortable. If you are awake and alone, you are potentially bored. You are informed and engaged. You want to participate in your own care. You buy into the entire patient engagement debate and you want to be part of the solution. Before coming to the hospital […]

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Keyton Weissinger is a 20-year veteran of IT with a keen focus on healthcare. In his role as VP of Innovation for Standard Register Healthcare, it's his job to watch and anticipate trends in healthcare, then to act as an entrepreneur-in-residence to spearhead development of solutions to emerging information and communication needs. Follow him on Twitter @PatientEngaged

Keyton Weissinger has 5 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org


Patient and Family Engagement

Patient Engagement Goes Social

Everyone wants to harness the power of social media for just about everything. With patient engagement, it’s important to focus on the “social,” not the media. Being social is at the core of being human. And being social can be a key driver that can engage and empower patients in their own care and lead […]

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Jim Rattray Jim Rattray is Executive Vice President of Bennett Group in Boston, an award-winning full-service integrated marketing, communications and advertising agency. With decades of experience as a journalist and professional communicator, he has been recognized for his work with numerous national and regional awards and has spoken to marketing and PR audiences around the country on using new tools for public relations, marketing and patient engagement. Rattray is a registered Apple Developer and the creator of MyHealth for iPhone.

Jim Rattray has 18 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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