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Five VALUE Offerings of the Ideal Health Management Company

     In previous posts I discussed the importance of population health management and the essentials of ideal population management digital tech.  One of my tenets as a consultant in digital health is that technology itself is not a solution.  A … Continue reading

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Five Things New Patients Think Which Surprise Me

     Patients now often enter a physician’s office with preconceived notions. All the parties involved are cognizant of one thing: time is limited. The patient is hoping their issue is addressed (hopefully, the provider often fears it is not … Continue reading

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Five Ways of Achieving Patient Engagement: Part 1: WITHOUT Technology

If one looks at communications revolving around healthcare these days, whether emanating from political, healthcare economics, clinical, or technology spaces, the term patient engagement is invariably found as one of the cornerstones of the conversation.  This is no more evident … Continue reading

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mHealth is Poised for Success

     Much has been said about the need for wireless health technologies and their potential for cost savings and improved patient outcomes.  Some barriers for successful implementation involve education of the public, designing attractive business models, and obtaining investor … Continue reading

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Gender Differences in Utilization of Healthcare IT: A Reflection of the Bigger Picture

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, more women research health topics on the Internet than men.  This holds true across all age groups except those over 65, where Internet usage for healthcare searches was low among both genders. … Continue reading

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