Talking HealthCards

52 Added | 1 Magazine | 8 Followers | @AudiaHealth | Welcome to Talking HealthCards! We are inspired by chronically ill patients and their families who take an active role to improve their health. We work with providers, payers, and pharmaceutical companies to create education, communication and monitoring solutions to make health engagement simple and low cost. Engaged patients lead to better overall outcomes and sustainable self-management skills. Learn more at www.talkinghealthcards.com.

Effects of patient health literacy, patient engagement and a system-level health literacy attribute on patient-reported outcomes: a representative statewide survey

Effects of patient health literacy, patient engagement and a system-level health literacy attribute on patient-reported outcomes: a representative …

Patient Engagement Market Expected to Reach $13.7B by 2019

The global patient engagement market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 20% from 2014 to 2019, to reach $13.7 billion by 2019, according to a new …

Study: Patient Engagement Improves Medication Accuracy

October 08, 2014 - Patient engagement through online portals can help to improve the accuracy of medication lists, according to a Geisinger study …

Experts Say Success of ACOs Hinges on Patient Engagement

Moderator Michael Morella introduced the session on accountable care organizations by saying that they are often described as “Experimental, works in …

Medical device startups make up nearly half of Healthbox Salt Lake City accelerator companies

There’s a strong medical device bent to Healthbox’s Salt Lake City inaugural accelerator class. It’s not what you typically find in accelerators that …

Government & Policy

Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson speaks to the media during a White House Press Briefing. Credit: Alex Wong, Getty Images<p>By Jessica Davis 04:06 pm …

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Quality and Cost: Healthcare Leaders Learn How to Redefine Value

Degaspari, John<p><b>By Degaspari, John</b><p>Proquest LLC<p>Provider organizations take on difficult initiatives to change the value equation in care delivery<p>Is the …

Maximizing Data Assets for Accountable Care

A growing number of hospital systems, group practices, and individual health care providers are accepting financial risk for selected populations of …

CSIRO's heart attack app proving a lifesaver

Ordinarily, only 20 per cent of cardiac patients complete rehabilitation programs – a terrifying figure given about half of all deaths from …

Medical Technology

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New Strategies May Boost Patient Compliance

BETHESDA, Md. -- Healthcare providers are missing lots of opportunities to improve medication adherence, several speakers said at a conference on …

For Better Adherence Following Stroke, Provide Prescriptions at Discharge

When stroke patients leave the hospital with a prescription in hand, they are 70% more likely to continue taking those medications 1 year later, …

A Population Health Approach to Improving Medication Adherence

About the Adopt One! Challenge<p>The Adopt One! Challenge is a program that encourages physicians to adopt at least 1 new patient-centered communication …

CVS Health Research Institute Study is First to Show Improved Medication Adherence and Health Outcomes for Generic Statins

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at CVS Health CVS, -1.98% and Brigham and Women's Hospital published …

Health Care

CHIME Time: Patient engagement and a portal—valuable lessons learned

We began our journey by installing and testing our portal, and then enlisted our associates to set up accounts. Things worked well, but our portal …

Clinical Trials

mHealth Drives Patient Engagement, but Security Hurdles Remain, Experts Say

Lev Dolgachov/PhotoSpin<p>Mobile health technology—also known as mHealth— is steadily creeping into the healthcare industry; it’s ushering in new …

Help yourself to better health with health literacy

<i>In part 2 of an occasional series for</i> Connect Savannah <i>readers, Andrew continues the discussion of the communication gap between patients and health</i> …

CHOP breaks ground of health, literacy center

An innovative healthcare facility is coming to South Philadelphia.<p>The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the city of Philadelphia hosted …

Health Net Works to Improve Health Literacy and Health Outcomes

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With nearly half the U.S. adult population lacking health literacy skills needed to understand and act on health …

Department of Aging announces plans to improve hospital-to-home transitions

CARLISLE — Hospitals aim to send home healthy patients, but one in five patients across the nation are readmitted within 30 days — and 76 percent of …

Medicare Fines 2,610 Hospitals In Third Round Of Readmission Penalties

Medicare is fining a record number of hospitals – 2,610 – for having too many patients return within a month for additional treatments, federal …