Tag: patient engagement

Should providers charge patients for portal access?
Marisa Torrieri discusses in HealcareDIVE with Stephen Armstrong if asking patients to pay for portal use turn them off, or if it does make sense for them to share in the cost...

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The Patient Engagement Pyramid
This blog post was originally published in 2012. Two years later, patient engagement is even more in focus as patient portals are launched in response to Meaningful Use...

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Telemedicine Improves Patient Access and Satisfaction
I heard an interesting story this week on National Public Radio about the ways North Carolina is dealing with an alarming lack of available psychiatrists for patients in rural...

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Beyond the In Office Visit: The Benefits of Patient Portals
Do you remember the last time you used a phone book? I mean the actual printed phone book supplied by the phone company. And when I say “phone company” I mean the one that...

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Hello Health and HIT: Looking back, looking forward
What a year 2013 turned out to be! The Hello Health development team released EIGHT platform updates over the course of the year, each in response to the feedback and needs of our...

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Patient Engagement: The Most Important Prescription of All
Everyone’s talking about patient engagement these days.   Social media is buzzing with patient engagement hash tags and some are even proclaiming it as the “blockbuster...

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Connecting with Your Patient Panel through Your EHR
On a recent trip to visit a customer, I flew on a major carrier that I had not been on for quite some time. As I sat waiting for my flight to board, the gate agent proceeded to...

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Primary Care Doctor 2.0: A New Look at a Long-Standing Profession
The world of the primary care doctor has been rapidly changing and will continue to do so over the coming years. Insurance concerns, higher patient expectations about care, an...

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The Quest for the Perfect EMR
At Hello Health we invest a large amount of time speaking with primary care doctors about their plans for implementing an electronic medical record (EMR) and what they are looking...

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