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Patient advocates reveal what doctors should know about engagement
Healthcare IT News : October 5, 2015, 5:07 am
As much as the discussion about patient engagement relates to how tricky it is for doctors, just imagine what it feels like for the patients.
Wounded warrior to headline National Health IT Week
Healthcare IT News : October 5, 2015, 5:02 am
While serving as the platoon leader to the 3rd Infantry Division during his deployment in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Army Capt. Nathan Wayne Waldon sustained burns and lost his leg to an improvised explosive device.
During the 18 months of recovery, Waldon was determined not to succumb to the additional loss of his life-long identity as an athlete. He became active in a variety of adaptive sports programs.
During the process, he said he went from saying "I can't do that," to "how can I do that."
Policy and Legislation
Imaging files at risk on mobile devices
Healthcare IT News : October 2, 2015, 7:27 am
The proliferation of mobile device technology has given physicians the freedom to assess and diagnose disease from wherever they may be, but they also need to be cognizant of potential security breaches while viewing images in public, risk management specialists say.
[See also: Imaging IT heads toward new phase]
Privacy & Security
Northern Arizona Healthcare expands telehealth program
Healthcare IT News : October 2, 2015, 7:20 am
Northern Arizona Healthcare has broadened the scope of its home health monitoring program, Care Beyond Walls and Wires. The trend of expanding the rollouts of telehealth initiatives and remote care management continues to grow.
Philips, MIT take on brain injuries
Healthcare IT News : October 2, 2015, 7:15 am
Royal Philips has teamed up with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to research the use of Philips ultrasound technology and MIT physiological modeling as a less invasive way to measure intracranial pressure.
Intracranial pressure measures are essential in managing patients with brain injuries.