Involving patients in the management of their health (patient engagement) encourages greater patient participation in care.
AHIMA just released its Patient Portal Toolkit, a follow up to the 2015 Practice Brief, “The Implementation and Management of Patient Portals.”
As a recent initiative, a growing number of healthcare organizations are turning to OpenNotes as a strategy for addressing patient engagement shortcomings in the US healthcare system.
By Janie Tremlett: The conversation in healthcare is shifting from “patient engagement” to “consumerism.” This changing lingo indicates a new mental model—a new approach to thinking about patients as consumers and to delivering a healthcare experience as consumer-centric
Two sessions at AHIMA’s 2015 Leadership Symposium, held in Chicago, IL on Friday, underscored the important role health information management (HIM) professionals play in patient advocacy.