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M-Health

‘Immigrants’ Bring Patient Engagement Energy

An Irish software expert who’d been helping companies sell on eBay walks into a room with a Slovenian inventor who’d built a world-class company in the “accelerator beam diagnostics market.” (Don’t ask.) What they share is not just foreign birth, but “immigration” to health care from other fields. Both have come to the MedCity Invest conference […]

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Michael L. Millenson, President, Health Quality Advisors LLC Michael L. Millenson, president of Health Quality Advisors LLC, Highland Park, IL, is a nationally recognized expert on quality of care improvement, patient-centered care and web-based health. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Demanding Medical Excellence: Doctors and Accountability in the Information Age, and he is adjunct associate professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. National Public Radio called him “in the vanguard of the movement” to measure and improve American medicine. Prior to starting his own firm, Millenson was a principal in the health-care practice of a major human resources consulting firm. Before that, he was a healthcare reporter for the Chicago Tribune, where he was nominated three times for a Pulitzer Prize. He serves on the boards of the American Journal of Medical Quality and Project Patient Care.

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Mobile Technology

“Personal Purpose” Engagement App Tests Work-Life Boundaries

Your employer sends out an email saying they want to make sure you’re getting enough sleep and physical activity, are eating well and feeling creative and, finally, have a sense of “mindfulness.” So they’re providing a free app designed to facilitate finding your “anchoring purpose in life.” Sound like a nice perk? Now add in […]

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Michael L. Millenson, President, Health Quality Advisors LLC Michael L. Millenson, president of Health Quality Advisors LLC, Highland Park, IL, is a nationally recognized expert on quality of care improvement, patient-centered care and web-based health. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Demanding Medical Excellence: Doctors and Accountability in the Information Age, and he is adjunct associate professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. National Public Radio called him “in the vanguard of the movement” to measure and improve American medicine. Prior to starting his own firm, Millenson was a principal in the health-care practice of a major human resources consulting firm. Before that, he was a healthcare reporter for the Chicago Tribune, where he was nominated three times for a Pulitzer Prize. He serves on the boards of the American Journal of Medical Quality and Project Patient Care.

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The Role of Technology in Engaging Patients

Healthy Lessons: Using Pokémon Go and Gamification to Boost Patient Engagement

On a recent tranquil summer evening, the bucolic park in the center of our little town was overrun with hunters — from grade-schoolers to graying Boomers — all with their heads down, peering into their phones as they meandered throughout the park. They were all in search of Pokémon. And they were everywhere — the […]

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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.

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Mobile Technology

Three Imperatives to Transforming Care with Mobile Health

I recently discovered some of the freshest thinking in patient engagement in a city better known for tapas and sangria than healthcare transformation. At the 2016 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where the mobile phone industry gathers more than 101,000 people to talk technology, lifestyle — and now health, I was a featured speaker on […]

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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.

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Mobile Technology

How mHealth is Enabling Co-creation of Care

Support for mobile health (mHealth) as a larger component in the U.S. healthcare practice is alive and growing. Twenty-four percent of physicians currently report using mHealth technologies, and half of that group use them daily, according to a 2014 survey of U.S. physicians by Deloitte. MHealth offers great opportunity to improve the patient experience. Closer […]

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Björn Stansvik As founder and CEO of MentorMate (a three-time consecutive winner on the Inc. 500 | 5000 lists), Björn Stansvik has steered the company’s activities since inception to its current size of 300 full-time employees and 800+ projects delivered worldwide. As an international business strategy and innovation firm, MentorMate helps companies demystify mobile technology. Björn is the creator of MentorMate’s patented technologies and has received an Intellectual Property Certificate of Commendation signed by the governor of Minnesota. Björn is a sought-after writer and has been published in numerous technology and business journals. He’s also a frequent keynote presenter and speaker at leading technology conferences across the U.S

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The Role of Technology in Engaging Patients

Survey says: Remind me, please!

This article first appeared on Jim Rattray’s blog earlier this month. A regular contributor to EngagingPatients.org, you’ll always find Jim at the intersection of healthcare and technology.   Americans want more reminders about their health — and they think technology may be just what the doctor ordered. A recent survey by the Varolii Corporation showed […]

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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.

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