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7 E-Health Tools To Get Patients Engaged

Final Meaningful Use Stage 2 rules, now in effect, make patient engagement more important than ever. Here are some e-tools that you can use to draw in patients.
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PatientPoint provides patient and physician engagement programs at the point of care. About 61,000 physicians are currently using the program. The programs give care managers access to patient data from multiple sources in a practice dashboard, which also offers a complete view of a physician's patient panel.

In addition, the tool's adherence programs deliver treatment messages to patients in between visits. Pictured above is a sample slide of the different tools PatientPoint offers in a typical office setting. They include exam room networks, waiting room networks, and care coordination and check-in tools.

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10/14/2012 | 4:34:02 AM
re: 7 E-Health Tools To Get Patients Engaged
While these tools look like they have quite a bit to offer, too often IT is bombarded with requests to integrate into an EHR and there aren't very many solutions. To me, to be a viable option within e-health, you must have an easy, solid integration with the top EHR vendors.
Jay Simmons
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