Clients in the News: Baptist Health, UPMC, Ellis Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, CHOA, RWJBH

In this edition of Clients in the News, telehealth and patient engagement tools advance at Baptist Health Jacksonville, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and Ellis Medicine. Also: Cleveland Clinic reports on digital transformation in the cardiac EP space, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta gets a record donation to support expansion, and RWJBarnabas Health is looking out for its workforce during the coronavirus pandemic.

Baptist Health uses digital technology for improved patient follow-through

Since Jacksonville, Florida-based Baptist Health System deployed digital patient engagement tools across its facilities, the system has seen a rapid turnaround in how its patients interact with the network. (Healthcare Finance News)

UPMC links education content with Epic, boosts patient engagement

Technology has been used across the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center health system by thousands of providers to make 1.1 million digital health prescriptions to patients. More than 40% of those patients have engaged with at least one piece of content. (Healthcare IT News)

Telehealth boosts continuity of care, patient-provider relationships at Ellis Medicine

With a new telemedicine platform, Ellis Medicine in Schenectady, New York, conducted 6,929 video visits and 11,401 telephone visits from March through August. Prior to the pandemic, Ellis was conducting telehealth only informally by telephone visits. (Healthcare IT News)

Cleveland Clinic researchers on how digital is transforming cardiac electrophysiology

While new digital tools are sprouting up all over the medical map, cardiology continues to be an area of breakneck innovation. However, adoption rates among providers in the field are not always equal. A new review out of the Cleveland Clinic zeroed in on the electrophysiology space and looked at both the opportunities for digital, as well as the challenges. (Mobi Health News)

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta gets record-setting $200M gift to support expansion

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has received a $200 million donation to support its $1.5 billion campus expansion. The gift, from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, is the largest in the organization's history. (Becker’s Hospital Review)

RWJBarnabas Health tackles healthcare worker well-being during pandemic

New Jersey’s largest health system has launched a sweeping initiative to boost the well-being of its workforce during the coronavirus pandemic. RWJBarnabas Health's Connect Together initiative features more than a half-dozen well-being programs for healthcare professionals and their families. (Health Leaders Media)

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Posted by Jana Ballinger 11/12/2020 Categories: Clients in the News