GAO: Patient Portals Underutilized by Patients with Access

Survey investigates why even portal-savvy patients don’t necessarily take advantage of all that’s available to them electronically.

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Patient Engagement, Patient Portals, and Information Governance
Dec15

Patient Engagement, Patient Portals, and Information Governance

Involving patients in the management of their health (patient engagement) encourages greater patient participation in care.

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CommonWell Health Alliance Gives Patients Direct Medical Record Access

The CommonWell Health Alliance has announced that for the first time, patients whose providers are members of the Alliance will be given access to their health data as it is stored and transmitted by the CommonWell network.

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Report: Consumer Engagement in Healthcare Emerges in Unexpected Areas

The predictions that healthcare would be “going retail” and become increasingly consumer-centric are being realized already, according to a new report of consumer e-health trends.

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Slideshow: Making Patient Data Affordable
Feb27

Slideshow: Making Patient Data Affordable

New research shows that despite regulations that emphasize free access to personal health data, providers aren’t always listening.

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