Patient engagement improves health outcomes and care coordination while reducing cost of care. Patients actively engaged in their healthcare receive higher quality of care, experience better health outcomes and are responsible for less health costs in the long run.
[VIDEO]: Medical Cost Trend rose only 7% in 2011 and 7.5% in 2012, considerably slow growth over the past few years. PwC Health Research Institute projects medical costs will increase about 7.5% for 2013, the fourth year in a row of relatively flat growth.
The Digital Health Diagnosis Infographic
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The role of remote patient monitoring in mobile health
6 ways IT helps meet meaningful use
Unseen and online: What are the limits for patient care?
CMS: More Than 85 Percent of Hospitals are Participating in Meaningful Use Incentive Programs
Vermont becomes first to propose insurance exchange rates
Michigan's Priority Health will publish comparative healthcare costs
Hospitals profit from complications
A Pair of Hospitals Facing Lawsuits for Breaches
Health reformers should learn from doctor-owned hospitals
Individual Health Insurance Marketplaces: Q&As for Brokers
US HHS Secretary Sebelius assures HIX will open on time
4 HIX elements states should consider now
Employer interest in private HIX high in Indiana
ACO Here, ACO There, ACO, ACO Everywhere & Vendor Response
With Time Running Out, Florida Medicaid Expansion Is In Doubt
An Indecent Proposal That Just Might Solve the Primary Care Crisis: Meet the 35 Hour Work Week
HHS creates workgroup to focus on patient safety
Publicly-reported data leads to quality
Patient Safety is Inseparable from Patient Engagement
PCORI to fund national patient-powered research networks
Humanity Through Tech: New Models of Primary Care
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