Healthcare Transformation

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In a recent conversation with several healthcare executives we started to talk about what they are expected to achieve from an operational perspective during this fiscal year.  It doesn't seem to matter whether the healthcare facility is privately or publicly funded, the number of things on the priority list is long.  There was little debate about the goals: Reduce the total cost of providing patient care Improve the quality of patient care outcomes Increase the number of patients treated Improve

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PHRs – A Technology Still Looking for a Market

By Lynne A. Dunbrack – 2 Comments

IDC Health Insights conducted an online survey of consumers regarding their attitudes toward using and purchasing various connected health technologies and services, including personal health records.   Uptake and reasons expressed for not using a PHR have remained remarkably consistent for the past five years.

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