Tag Archives: iMedConsent

Bridging the Health Literacy Gap

Building Understanding through Informed Consent and Repeat-Back

Informed consent for any medical procedure is a critical patient care process. When properly performed, the informed consent process provides a patient with the information needed to make rational decisions and promotes patient autonomy. Many studies have documented limitations in current informed consent methodologies. These limitations include poor comprehension, inadequate time for discussion, poor documentation […]


Aaron Fink, MD, FACS Dr. Fink is Professor Emeritus of Surgery at Emory University School of Medicine. He served as Chief of Surgery at the Atlanta VA Medical Center for 16 years before taking the position of Chief Surgical Consultant for the Southeastern VA Network. He now serves as the Chief Medical Officer supporting the Clinical Content Team at Taylor Healthcare.

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Paths to Improved Patient Engagement

‘Most Wired’ Hospital Uses Novel Technology to Enhance Both Care and Efficiency

San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC) – the largest military hospital in the nation – recently earned a ‘Most Wired’ designation for the fourth consecutive year. In a news release announcing their recognition for their efforts to apply technology to advance patient care, SAMMC cited their use of a novel system. That technology – an […]


Timothy Kelly, MS, MBA Timothy Kelly is a director at Taylor Healthcare where he is responsible for patient education and patient follow-up technology solutions. Tim has spent 25 years in the medical software/medical device industries, including service at Dialog Medical and C.R. Bard, Inc. His areas of interest include engagement strategies, patient safety and shared decision-making research. Tim serves as Taylor Healthcare's representative on the National Quality Forum, and is a member of ASHRM, HIMSS and ACRP. He publishes frequently on the subject of informed consent and recently presented on that topic at the 2014 ACRP, AHIMA and ASHRM Conferences.

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