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Hello Health’s blog features weekly articles by Hello Health employees, clients and industry experts about today’s relevant health information technology topics.

The MRE – A Model for an EMR?
Sometimes we can draw inspiration from the most unlikely places by making connections between two seemingly completely unrelated things. Recently this happened to me. Continue...

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Patient Engagement and Branding? Taking a Cue from Seth Godin
Seth Godin is a well-known marketing and brand guru who has written a number of interesting books and maintains one of the most widely read blogs on the web...

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Using Health Information Technology to Promote Patient Engagement
At the HIMSS (Health Information Management Systems Society) conference in February, I attended the eCollaboration Forum, which explores collaborative platforms as foundations...

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Meaningful Practice, not just Meaningful Use
For a couple of years now, the primary care sector has been particularly focused on Meaningful Use. I recently posted about the impact of the Supreme Court decision on the ACA,...

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Are Patients at the Center or the Middle?
Our friends at Triple Tree, an investment banking and advisory firm, focus a great deal of their energy on health care technology, e-health and mobile health. They publish great...

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Moving the Annual Physical Exam Online to Promote Patient Engagement
A recent article in The New York Times questioned the usefulness of the adult annual physical exam, with its unnecessary examinations and tests. It prompted me to give some...

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Painting by Pixels: A Closer Look at the EMR Picture
As part of our national discussion about electronic medical records and the scorecards that get quoted on Electronic Medical Record (EMR) adoption, Meaningful Use attestation...

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Patients Sans Frontières: Older patients use PHR technology too
When we discuss the opportunity for greater online access with doctors and the capabilities of secure web-based patient portals to create a new level of convenience and better...

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Having a (Health IT) Vision is a Good Thing
Microsoft Europe has posted a video on YouTube about a future vision of the care experience for patients and providers. It has high production values, lots of CGI, and presents a...

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