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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

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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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

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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