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Joining forces can benefit both patients and pharma companies  

By engaging in a dialogue, patients and pharma companies can have a mutually beneficial relationship, Health Union’s Jack Barrette said at HLTH’s patient engagement track, hosted by MedCity News. Not only can patients help mold clinical trials, but they can help companies improve their patient education efforts.

CMS chief at HLTH: We need to stop taking it for granted that people know they are eligible for coverage

There are about 17 million people eligible for coverage through Medicaid or the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, and one of CMS’ priorities is to make them aware of their insurance options, Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure said at this year’s HLTH conference.

Engage at HLTH: At the heart of patient-centered care is trust and knowledge

Panelists at HLTH’s patient engagement track, hosted by MedCity News, zeroed in on three strategies for achieving patient centricity: building trust, engaging health navigators and providing easy-to-understand health information.

Engage at HLTH: As patient engagement solutions abound, here’s what investors are looking for

Investors noted the challenges of changing patient behaviors using digital solutions at the engagement track at HLTH, hosted by MedCity News. They also shared what health systems and insurers are looking for in a potential partner. 

15 HLTH 2021 Predictions from Digital Health Executives to Watch

Before HLTH 2021 kicks off in Boston on October 17th, here are 15 predictions from digital health executives to watch: Siva Namasivayam, co-founder and CEO of Cohere Health “The explosion of telehealth will certainly be a hot topic at HLTH. I expect the other trend will be focusing on mental health, especially in the context …

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A “bald-faced lie” on LinkedIn followed by revisionist history of CMMI at HLTH panel

HLTH aimed to reflect on the success of the decade-old Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) by a panel discussion with its directors. Except the first director was never included while his successor tried claiming the mantle of the “inaugural director” riling former colleagues eager to set the record straight.

Don’t miss our patient engagement conference ENGAGE at HLTH Oct. 15

Patient engagement and experience were coming into focus as part of the overall transformation of healthcare, but the advent of Covid-19 has thrust it to the forefront. Hear from patients, providers, retailers, tech disruptors and others about why patient engagement is paramount.