Tag Archives: Patient

NHSX to manage commercial deals for NHS patient data, MedTech Europe calls for “an interoperable data ecosystem for digital health” and more news briefs

NHSX. New tech body NHSX will host a ‘national centre of expertise’ to manage the sharing of patient data with industry, according to new guidance released by Department of Health and Social Care this week. The centre will identify opportunities for “agreements that support data-driven research and innovation” and provide commercial and legal advice to… Read More »

Patient relationship management tech cuts practice’s no-show rate by half

Salt Lake Retina in West Jordan, Utah, was making reminder phone calls the old-fashioned way – one call at a time. THE PROBLEM This was a very time-consuming process for a practice that sees more than 120 patients every day. Conducting this outreach would take one full-time staff member most of the day. This was… Read More »

Beyond the exam room: How data privacy builds patient trust

The provider-patient trust relationship is the cornerstone of any healthcare practice. But it doesn’t stop there. Patients entrust their lives and their intensely personal information not only to their physician, but also to an entire healthcare ecosystem: insurance providers, healthcare organizations, hospitals, specialists, labs and other third parties largely undetected to the patient but integral… Read More »