PGHD

By Brian Dolan May 23, 2016
Thanks to a long list of drivers finally coming together, PGHD is now ready and poised to help transform healthcare. That’s why next month HIMSS is co-presenting the very first live event for our publication: MobiHealthNews 2016. This one-day summit in San Francisco on June 13 gathers together the best and brightest healthcare providers working on PGHD initiatives today -- be sure to register...
By Brian Dolan March 8, 2016
At the HIMSS16 annual conference in Las Vegas last week, Accenture Federal Services announced a two-year consulting contract with the ONC to help the federal government create a framework for collecting and using patient generated health data in both research and clinical care. Accenture executives told MobiHealthNews that this framework is an important first step toward creating standards that...
By Jonah Comstock February 26, 2016
We're back with another episode of The MobiHealthNews Podcast to get you ready for HIMSS 2016. In this one we tackle the topic of patient generated health data: why now is the time, what obstacles need to be overcome, and what the future of patient generated health data might look like. For this episode, we spoke with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Chief Information Officer Dr. John Halamka...
By Brian Dolan May 30, 2014
What patient generated data used to be and why it is increasingly important Dr. Steven Steinhubl Up until very recently most people have had only one source for the information they could share with their doctors during a visit: How they felt. Observable symptoms, self-reported healthy and unhealthy behaviors, medical conditions or issues that other physicians had diagnosed them with...