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The realities of Patient Engagement - An Exposé

The realities of Patient Engagement the An Exposé he $20.7 The global mHealth market is forecasted to hit $20.7 billion by billion 2018. More than 5 million people in US will be using healthcare apps by 2015. billion 37% Out of the 43,000 health-related apps in iTune only 37% are directly related to patient health and treatment. Over half of tablet users over the age of 55 use tablets for health 50% purposes. The missing dots in Patient Engagement 68% to 85.3% of patients do not know 43% to 58% of patients do not know the the name of the physician in charge of their care. reason for their hospital admission. 67% of patients receive a new medication while hospitalized, yet 25% of these patients 90% of patients who are given a new medication report are never being told of adverse effects of the new medication. are unaware Patients are not asked if they have any questions in 38% of patients are not aware of planned tests for the day while hospitalized. up to 50% of office visits. Patients on average miss between 30% and 60% of the medication dosages that are 78% of patients don't understand hospital discharge instructions. prescribed. 7 Nearly 60% of patients were unable to read and understand a typical informed consent document. An estimated 80% of serioUs medical errors involve miscommunication between caregivers when patients are transferred or handed off. 10 The mobility prescription to improve patient experience Pre-registration and registration apps Apps to engage patients during wait times Patient Education and Wellness appS Interactive apps for patients to explain pain-areas Procedure explainer demos for doctors Medication reminders, appointment reminders Patient portal apps Bedside care apps What the Physicians Testify. 93% of physicians believe that mobile health apps can improve a patient's health outcome Nearly 58% physicians say that 50% of their patients would be interested in appointment reminders via a mobile app Nearly 67% physicians said medication adherence is a top health issue in which a mobile health app linked to EHR could make an immediate impact The Reality 90% 3% Research has shown that more online patient involvement at providers like Palo Alto Medical Foundation result in a 90% satisfaction rate among both patients and physicians. Only about 3% of U.S. healthcare providers offer branded patient engagement mobile apps to their patients. So, what are you waiting for? boston btc technology © Boston Technology Corporation. All Rights Reserved | +1 781-583-1144 | | | | the-truth-about-those-high-patient-satisfaction-scores-for-doctor-patient-communication | mentaries%2Fsingle-article%2Fmobile-health-care-and-patient-engagement%2F2f71776cf13e4a500f096f853482ad03.html&gid=217&brand=CDN | | http://| | releases-detail.htm | |"/media/MEDIA%20LIBRARY%20Files/PDF/M/PDF%20MeasuringlmpactPatientPortals.pdf

The realities of Patient Engagement - An Exposé

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As mobile devices and apps conquered lives and work places, healthcare too was quick to follow the trend. Hospitals have implemented mobile apps to aid in care giving and administration. But nobody ha...


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