Behavioral Determinants of Health and Effects on Costs and Outcomes

March 13th, 2017 by Kareo

Come join us at the next #KareoChat on Thursday, March 16 at 9 AM PT, hosted by @drtom_kareo to dig into Behavioral Determinants of Health and Effects on Costs and Outcomes.

 

 

 

Here are the chat questions to help you prepare your thoughts and join the conversation.

  1. What are behavioral determinants of health and why are they significant?
  2. How do behavioral determinants of health relate to population health?
  3. What data supports behavioral determinants of health as critical to success?
  4. What technology can be applied to assist in managing behavioral determinants of health?
  5. What other areas outside healthcare are behavioral determinants being used to improve performance?

Bring your questions, post them to #KareoChat ahead of time, or tweet them to the host @drtom_kareo or @GoKareo. Hope to see you there!

About the Host

Dr. Tom GiannulliTom Giannulli, M.D., M.S. is the chief medical information officer at Kareo. He is a respected innovator in the medical technology arena with more than 15 years of deep experience in mobile technology and medical software development. Previously, Tom was chief medical information officer at Epocrates and he was the founder and chief executive officer of Caretools, which developed the first iPhone-based EHR. Prior to that, Tom drove a number of key mobile healthcare technology innovations as VP of Advanced Research for Data Critical and the founder and CEO of Physix. He holds a M.S. in biomedical engineering from the University of Utah and earned his M.D. from the University of Texas at Houston where he completed his residency in internal medicine.

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We’re Talking ‘Patient Wait Time Woes’ at the Next #KareoChat

March 7th, 2017 by Kareo

At the next #KareoChat on Thursday, March 9 at 9AM PT, @HealthITAdvice will lead a discussion about #PatientWaitTimes. Join us by following @GoKareo and #KareoChat via Twitter!

 

 

 

 

Here are the chat questions to help you prepare your thoughts and join the conversation:

    1. The #PatientWaitTimes report has survey data from patients & physicians: http://bit.ly/2lU6xvT Why cover both? @HealthITAdvice #KareoChat
    2. What surprises you about doctor and patient responses to clinic wait time frustrations? @HealthITAdvice #KareoChat
    3. What can be done to prevent patient wait times from getting too long/affecting a practice’s bottom line? @HealthITAdvice #KareoChat
    4. What role does medical technology play when it comes to patient wait times? @HealthITAdvice #KareoChat
    5. Wait times are sometimes inevitable, so what tips have the biggest impact for reducing patient frustration? @HealthITAdvice #KareoChat
    6. There are many ways for practices can track wait times. Which strategy do you recommend?@HealthITAdvice #KareoChat

BONUS: There’s a variety of tech out there to help manage patient wait times. How do you find the right software? #KareoChat

Bring your questions, post them to #KareoChat ahead of time, or tweet them to the host @HealthITAdvice or @GoKareo. Hope to see you there!

About the Host

Gaby Loria is a research manager for Software Advice and covers medical market with a focus in EMRs. Her content on health care technology has been cited in medical industry publications and mainstream media outlets alike, including Politico, Telemundo, Healthcare IT News, the Mayo Clinic’s website, Becker’s Hospital Review and KevinMD. Gaby joined Software Advice in 2014. Follow her work at @HealthITAdvice on Twitter.

 

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#HIMSS17: Sore feet, excited faces and healthcare surprises

February 28th, 2017 by Kareo

Did you attend HIMSS last week? What were you excited to see? At the next #KareoChat on Thursday, March 2nd at 9AM PT, @wilson_to will lead a discussion about #HIMSS17. Come join us to talk all things #HIMSS17 with @wilson_to and @GoKareo at #KareoChat.

 

 

 

Here are the chat questions to help you prepare your thoughts and join the conversation:

    1. What were the most exciting news and exhibits of #HIMSS17? @wilson_to #KareoChat #HealthIT #hcsm #hitsm #healthcare
    2. What was the resonating theme from the #HIT community? @wilson_to #KareoChat #HIMSS17 #HealthIT #Healthcare
    3. What were some key takeaways from #HIMSS17? @wilson_to #KareoChat #HIT #HealthIT #healthcare
    4. How have we advanced the #HIT agenda since #HIMSS last year? @wilson_to #KareoChat #HealthIT
    5. What is the #HIT dialogue that is to be had across the industry that will carry us through #HIMSS 2018? @wilson_to #KareoChat
    6. Looking to #HIMSS 2018, what are some program topics you’d like to see added? @wilson_to #KareoChat #HIMSS17 #HealthIT

BONUS: How many steps did you log at #HIMSS17 this year? @wilson_to #kareochat #health #countingsteps #stayfit #hcsm

Bring your questions, post them to #KareoChat ahead of time, or tweet them to the host @wilson_to or @GoKareo. Hope to see you there!

About the Host

wilson to

Wilson leads the healthcare and life sciences business for @awsmarketplace. He has an extensive experience in #healthIT, stemming from his professional roots in product management at @Caradigm and @QuintilesIMS, and academic background in pathology from @ucdavis. He is deeply passionate about healthcare and technology, and has been heavily involved with the development of different award-winning products which have touched the lives of millions around the world. His projects have been recognized and showcased by many, including the White House and European Commission as examples of technology’s impact in healthcare.

 

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HIMSS Is the Hot Topic at Next #KareoChat

February 9th, 2017 by Kareo

Its that time of year. The tie of year when we start talking about HIMSS and all that entails. Are you going? Are you following? What are you excited to see? At the next #KareoChat on Thursday, February 16 at 9 AM PT, @wareFLO will lead a discussion about #HIMSS17. Come join us to talk all things #HIMSS17 with @wareFLO and @GoKareo at #KareoChat.

 

 

 

Here are the chat questions to help you prepare your thoughts and join the conversation:

  1. What topics will be top-of-mind at the upcoming #HIMSS17 conference? Number one? Two? Three? #KareoChat
  2. How will you participate in #HIMSS17? In person? Exhibit only? Twitter? Presenting? (congrats) Other? #KareoChat
  3. @HIMSS & present company excepted, who do you count on for #HIMSS17 1) news, 2) commentary & 3) humor? Why? #KareoChat
  4. Imagine #HIMSS17, #HIMSS2117 that is! What #SciFi tech & health IT will be old hat by then? #KareoChat
  5. Fast, Good or Cheap. Pick Two! Can #HIMSS17 help get to three? If no, why not? If yes, how? #KareoChat
  6. Quick! Google #HIMSS17 +workflow  What product (or class of product) pops up on your radar? What’s interesting? #KareoChat

Bring your questions, post them to #KareoChat ahead of time, or tweet them to the host @wareFLO or @GoKareo. Hope to see you there!

About the Host

#HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador four years in a row. Three HIMSS Davies Awards. Designed first undergraduate medical informatics program. EHR CMIO. Premed-Accountancy major (#1 ranked Illinois), Healthcare Systems Engineer (MSIE, Illinois), MS Intelligent Systems (Artificial Intelligence), ABD (All But Dissertation) Computational Linguistics (CMU). Dr. Workflow. King of All Workflow in Healthcare. The Workflow Bear. Owner of JETS! @HealthITDog and Maker of @MrRIMP (Robot-In-My-Pocket), both on Twitter!. Run the HIMSS17 Makerspace.

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Come Talk Essential mHealth Apps in 2017 at #KareoChat

February 6th, 2017 by Kareo

More physicians, patients, caregivers, and patient advocates want to participate in connected health globally. As a result, the use of mHealth and wearables continues to grow and so does discussion around its role in healthcare.  There are many divergences in mhealth from women’s health, chronic conditions, population health, and social determinants of health are all connecting with mhealth apps to narrow the gaps for the underserved and connect the populous at large. Come talk about these issues and share your thoughts at the next #KareoChat on Thursday, February 9 at 9 AM PT, hosted by @innonurse.

 

 

Here are the chat questions to help you prepare your thoughts and join the conversation.

  1. What apps do you foresee as being essential to patients in 2017? Why?
  2. What apps do you foresee as being essential to physicians in 2017? Why?
  3. How will physicians use the information gathered from their patients’ wearables?
  4. What regulatory issues are we seeing/going to see around these apps?
  5. Will integration/connectivity issue with these apps and wearables get addressed in 2017?
  6. Do you have any favorite apps that you have tried yourself?

Bring your questions, post them to #KareoChat ahead of time, or tweet them to the host @innonurse or @GoKareo. Hope to see you there!

About the Host

Danielle has a Master of Science in Nursing Informatics and is a registered nurse with experience ranging from hospital setting of transplants and trauma to case manager in the corporate environment. Danielle is a contributor to the Microsoft Intel in Health Nurse Blog, HIMSS Europe, HIMSS and LinkedIn published author. Danielle is very active on social media and has been nominated as one of the Top Health Information Technology 100 (HIT100). Danielle is a regular contributor on tweet chats for Kareo, Health IT Chicks, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), and the European Union section of HIMSS. Danielle is on the steering committee for HIMSS African-American special interest group. Danielle has been social media ambassador for HIMSS 2017, HIMSS Europe WoHIT 2016 and HIMSS Europe eHealthWeek 2017. Danielle is part of the social media committee for ANIA and presenting at the ANIA in NOLA 2017. She is the owner and publisher of innonurse.info a forward thinking Health IT curation website. Furthermore, Danielle is a Health IT consultant who advises firms of all sizes. Danielle has worked in seven different states as a travel nurse. She has done extensive traveling to 25 countries exploring emergency room hospital setting and EMRs. Danielle leads by example and believes in forward innovation in the healthcare industry.

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