News & Commentary
Content tagged with Patient Tools posted in January 2014
Athenahealth Wins KLAS Overall Best Software Rating
News  |  1/31/2014  | 
Cloud vendor captures a recognition held by Epic for the past eight years.
What Consumer-Driven Healthcare Really Means
Commentary  |  1/31/2014  | 
Patient engagement will be a survival skill for hospitals in the business-to-consumer, high-deductible, accountable-care era.
What Patients Will Share To Improve Care
News  |  1/28/2014  | 
Surveys show chronically ill patients and the general population are both willing to share personal information to help improve quality of care.
MDLive, Sutter Health Make Telemedicine Inroads
News  |  1/24/2014  | 
Telehealth provider MDLive rides high on healthcare partnerships totaling $24 million in funding so far.
Bill Gates Offers Microsoft 'Part-Time' Help
News  |  1/22/2014  | 
The Microsoft chairman negotiates CEO rumors while focusing on global poverty efforts.
Let's Build A Healthcare IT System For Technophobes
Commentary  |  1/22/2014  | 
We need more fearless software designers who think like regular folks.
2014 IT Budget Survey
Steal Our Slides  |  1/20/2014  | 
Is the IT budget moving out of ITís control? Maybe -- 37% of respondents say the rate of outside spending is on the rise, up from 22% last year. Just 21% of CIOs retain full spending authority. What is in our control: How we respond.
3 Trends Are Reshaping Healthcare IT
Commentary  |  1/16/2014  | 
Skepticism of innovative health technology is nothing new. But trends such as social technology will redefine healthcare's future.
Fired HealthCare.gov Contractor CGI Won't Starve
Commentary  |  1/13/2014  | 
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services replaces HealthCare.gov prime contractor CGI with Accenture. But CGI won't go hungry for Medicare contracts.
Wearable Computing Equals New Security Risks
News  |  1/13/2014  | 
Have you thought about all the data thieves could steal from wearable gadgets? Security experts say this discussion is just starting.
Patient Portal Improves Medication Adherence: Study
News  |  1/10/2014  | 
Diabetic patients who used a portal to request refills were more compliant with medications and had lower cholesterol levels, Kaiser research suggests.
CES 2014: 8 Radical Robots
Slideshows  |  1/10/2014  | 
These robots won't conquer the world, but they will wash windows, watch aging parents, and entertain kids.
CES: Gym Equipment Links To Microsoft HealthVault
News  |  1/8/2014  | 
Fitness club members will be able to use a touch screen console to record activity, then pipe it to a personal health record.
Digital Health Startups Charm VCs
News  |  1/6/2014  | 
Digital healthcare funding reached nearly $2 billion in 2013, and more IPOs are expected this year.
CES 2014: 8 Technologies To Watch
Slideshows  |  1/4/2014  | 
Giant TVs, laser-equipped cars, wearable computers -- it must be the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show. Which products will dazzle?
Medicine: Will The Tech Bubble Break?
Commentary  |  1/3/2014  | 
How do we translate the froth of healthcare technologies into better healthcare?
CES: Showcasing The Future Of Healthcare
Commentary  |  1/2/2014  | 
UnitedHealthcare's Tom Paul outlines the consumer electronics trends changing healthcare.
Healthcare Tech Leaders Share New Year's Resolutions
Commentary  |  1/2/2014  | 
Here's what health CIOs and other tech leaders plan to make happen in 2014.


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