Value-based care, patient engagement, local attention and digital technology are fixes for healthcare industry, report says

As lawmakers on Capitol Hill wrangle over the fate of the Affordable Care Act and its would-be replacement, the American Health Care Act, the National Academy of Medicine said its four main priorities for fixing the country’s healthcare industry include continuing the shift from fee-for-service to value based payment models; empowering people to be fully…

Positive Patient Experience Yields Health Care Benefits

In Canada, research shows that improving access to patients’ health information by using products like the Rati-Fi System, benefits their overall health. It’s all about education and engagement and digital tools are making this happen. When Canadians have access to their health information, they are better equipped to be an integral part of their health…

Motivating patients to change

Many common health problems, such as heart disease and diabetes, can be treated in part by patients themselves who are motivated to kick unhealthy habits. Patient choices to give up smoking, lose weight, exercise and take prescribed medications as directed are essential in achieving better health and quality of life. One of the keys to…