Health systems and providers are growing increasingly reliant on mobile technologies as a means to improve patient engagement, according to an mHealthIntelligence.com report which discusses the results of a recent HIMSS survey.
According to the report:
“… almost 90 percent of survey takers reported using mobile technology to improve patient interest and satisfaction with their establishment. … More than half – 51 percent – of those surveyed reported that their organization was able to leverage technology in order to better coordinate care. … Most Wired hospitals are also more likely to have efficient care coordination and interoperability among their electronic record systems and mobile technologies. … Clearly, patient portals, mobile health apps, and health IT systems all play a role in enhancing patient care and engagement, which will likely be leveraged over the coming years in various organizations across the country.”