Panicked Patients Question Portal Best Practices

A recent study surveyed active portal users to find out how well patients understand the data and test results released to them through portals.

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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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2016 Convention Q and A: Patient Portals and Creating a Healthy Population
Oct14

2016 Convention Q and A: Patient Portals and Creating a Healthy Population

On Wednesday, October 19, at AHIMA’s Annual Convention, the session “Patient Engagement: Teaching Patients to Fish,” presented by Michelle Basco, RHIA, will explore how to engage organization’s patients and families in their health through patient portals, as well as the unique way Children’s Health System of Texas has approached patient engagement.

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Patient Portal Toolkit Available, Free for AHIMA Members

AHIMA just released its Patient Portal Toolkit, a follow up to the 2015 Practice Brief, “The Implementation and Management of Patient Portals.”

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