Smart Clinic and Captify Health Team Up for Cleaner Bowels

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Partnership Reduces Patient Cancellations by 70% and Increases Colonoscopy Preparation by +35% Smart Clinic and Captify Health announced this month product integrations combining Smart Clinic’s mobile application with Captify Health’s patient cancellation reduction efforts. The partnership consolidates clinic technology into one easy-to-use mHealth application for the patient, increasing revenue for clinics and driving value-based care. “ Over the past seven … Read More

Using Data to Unlock the Patient Experience

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The topic of big data has rocketed to stardom, often popping up as a business publication’s lead article, headlining a conference and even commandeering casual conversation. And there’s good reason for it; the collection and analysis of patient demographics, preferences and product feedback helps companies develop and communicate the value of their products and services to their end users. Just … Read More

Diverse health IT partnerships are critical to interoperability

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According to the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), hospitals have almost doubled their capacity to exchange information with providers outside their organization. Only 41% of hospitals had that ability in 2008 and 76% could do so in 2014. Unfortunately this growing hospital capacity is not equally matched among primary care providers or in post-acute care.  Significant barriers to interoperability … Read More

Openness in delivering healthcare information key to patient engagement

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As health data and IT advance, patients have more control over their own health information than ever and more access to patient engagement technology. Nick van Terheyden: I think the biggest driver, or one of the biggest drivers, of this is mobile technology. It’s not that long ago that the iPhone arrived on the scene. And it’s now all pervasive. … Read More

How HIPAA applies to the burgeoning world of mobile health

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At the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum, a legal expert and former OCR investigator offered tips on compliance. The federal regulatory environment has not kept pace with the progress of mobile health. Mobile health is driven by consumers who expect to have all sorts of information, including health data, on their phones, said Jeffrey Dunifon, an associate … Read More