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The pain points across healthcare are largely the same

When I talk to clinicians and researchers in the Kansas City community, I learn that the problems they face are largely the same.

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Dominique Pahud
on October 23, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Learning collaboratives

Learning collaboratives are collaborations between two or more different types of institutions.

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Dominique Pahud
on October 22, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Meet eMed Guest Editor Dominique Pahud

Dominique Pahud, a senior fellow in Research and Policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, will serve as eMed's guest editor for the next three weeks.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 17, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Patient safety

Broadly considered, safety and quality issues are reported at low rates in healthcare organizations.

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Brian Lang
on October 08, 2014
Category:  Creation 
From patient portals to a digital healthcare experience

When it comes to the digital experience, healthcare is lagging.

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Brian Lang
on October 02, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Brain health

Astronauts, healthcare workers, military personnel, first-responders, transportation industry professionals and others that work under stressful or adverse conditions must perform optimally because mistakes can cost human lives.

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Brian Lang
on October 01, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Brain health is on the agenda at Energizing Health: Houston

Our Energizing Health: Houston event on October 10 will feature an unusual track: brain health.

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Brian Lang
on September 25, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
Definition: Population health management

Population health management (PHM) utilizes individual and systems-based interventions to improve the health outcomes of a community in ways that are clinically effective, cost efficient, and patient-engaging.

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Brian Lang
on September 24, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Definition: Patient portals

Patient portals, traditionally seen as web-based tools to allow patients to view health information and communicate securely with doctors, are transforming into any device experiences to help patients remotely engage in their health and wellness across the continuum of care.

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Brian Lang
on September 17, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Definition: Care coordination

Care coordination ensures that every transfer of care, from doctor to doctor, clinic to hospital, hospital to home, pharmacy to imaging center is managed so that essential clinical information is available and exchanged in a format appropriate for the recipient(s).

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Brian Lang
on September 10, 2014
Category:  Creation