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Health Standards is a community focused on health care and technology. #HITsm
Health Standards is a community focused on health care and technology. #HITsm

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Are you joining #HITsm  TODAY? 11 am CT.TOPIC: "Disruption in #HealthIT  " Inviting #digitalhealth  startups and Health IT pros for a disruptive conversation! Topics here: http://healthstandards.com/blog/2016/01/19/hitsm-disruption-health-it/
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Download the new eBook from +Leonard Kish. This eBook explores the following patient engagement topics:

-What Is Patient Engagement?
-The Quest for Attention
-From Technology to Motivation
-The Rise of Contextual Medicine
-Aligning Goals with Effective Messaging
-Alignment Through Social Strategy
-Establish a Patient Engagement Strategy

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The ultimate in #patientengagement  = Straight Cash, Homey. Read more about incentives at the link (using much more in depth commentary, of course). An Q&A by +Leonard Kish 

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Who likes taking patient satisfaction surveys? Us either. Read on...

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+Mandi B Pro highlights how the one-to-many mapping of SNOMED codes could affect patient care and their medical history.

"With the single-click application of any given SNOMED code to an entire population of patients, it is highly likely that some, if not many, patients will be incorrectly assigned. It is unlikely that the patient will be clinically educated enough to identify, let alone explain, the difference to the network of providers participating in his or her care."

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Meaningful use criteria are indeed shaping the industry and modernizing how health data is used, but the criteria isn’t a paint-by-numbers instruction manual. IT departments should not feel reliant on or handcuffed by the ONC. There is still plenty of room for innovation to create a competitive advantage through data exchange.

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2013 significantly changed the context of the healthcare security and privacy conversation. The burden of protecting PHI is now spread across all data holders, patients, providers and payers. +Lauren Still outlines some of the unique security issues that need to be addressed as healthcare technology moves into a data analytics mindset.

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While no formal announcement, Mac Rumors swirled last week about HealthBook and the iWatch. Apple is indicating that quantified self’s future is not selfies for health nuts. Soon, it will be medicine.

Author +Leonard Kish offers his thoughts on the promise of Apple entering the #mHealth arena, which will put a spotlight on squarely on user experience.

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Much about happiness and well-being is subjective. Ask people off the street what makes them happy, and you will get many different definitions. Today, “happiness” app makers want to help you find what makes you happier, so you can track and shape your experiences, and ultimately, boost your levels of happiness.

Helpful new post from quantified-self expert +Angela Dunn : http://www.hl7standards.com/blog/2014/03/20/quantifying-happiness/
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Will we ever get to a point where a common personal health record exists that is both portable and able to be documented by any provider, wherever you are? The benefits are obvious.
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