Tag Archives: Patient Portals

How Hospitals Address Patient Experience via Mobile Apps

By Carrie Vaughan, Health Leaders Media The number of people using mobile technology is on the rise. In 2008, the number of smartphone subscribers was 15 million. That number almost doubled in 2009, reaching 26 million, and is expected to … Continue reading

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Five Ways Hospitals Can Boost Patient Engagement Online

Molly Merrill, Healthcare IT News NASHUA, NH – “Hospitals are missing their opportunity” to boost patient engagement online, says one expert, who notes that a successful Web project requires a hybrid of marketing expertise and technology. Richard Brown is a … Continue reading

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Study: Patients are Satisfied with Full Access to Medical Records

Reuters Health  by Genevra Pittman While there has been a trend toward increasing patients’ access to their own medical information, some doctors fear that giving full records to patients will increase their anxiety, the authors note in the journal Cancer. … Continue reading

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Potential Benefits of Patient Portals

emrexperts.com As exponentially more and more physicians adopt Electronic Medical Records they begin to realize the potential benefits of a Patient Portal. All too often doctors spend time with patients discussing symptoms, illnesses, and providing medical advice for which they routinely … Continue reading

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What Will the Portal of the Future Look Like?

Glenna Shaw, for HealthLeaders Media, 3/22/11 The patient portal of today has some neat features that are convenient for patients and save time and money for providers—online appointment scheduling and lab results for example. But what will the portal of … Continue reading

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What are Patient Portals?

Patient Portals are healthcare-related online applications that allow patients to interact and communicate with their healthcare providers, such as physicians and hospitals. Typically, portal services are available on the Internet at all hours of the day. Some patient portal applications exist as stand-alone web sites and … Continue reading

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