mobile patient portal

By Jonah Comstock 11:05 am June 23, 2015
What constitutes a successful patient portal? Is it enough that patients engage with the portal, or do they actually need to demonstrate that they've learned new information from it? These are questions hospitals are grappling with as they seek to deploy patient portals and meet Meaningful Use guidelines. One study, recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Society,...
By Jonah Comstock 06:42 am February 17, 2015
California health system Sutter Health has launched a new iOS app that now includes telemedicine via MDLive, a company Sutter invested in early last year. The app, for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, includes a symptom checker, access to a My Health Online patient portal via Epic, and the aforementioned video visit capabilities. It also has geographic locators for doctors, labs, and other care...