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Deconstructing Script Abandonment: New Perspectives on Why Patients Don't Fill

Deconstructing Script Abandonment: New Perspectives on Why Patients Don't Fill

In this webinar Zitter Health Insights will deconstruct script abandonment and provide you key findings around the impact on patient outcomes.

Implement a Direct-to-Patient Approach to Increase Patient Engagement and Retention

Implement a Direct-to-Patient Approach to Increase Patient Engagement and Retention

Direct-to-patient approaches can positively impact real world and late phase research programs to increase engagement, retention and data collection.

The Patient Abroad: An Exploration of the Motivations and Impact of Medical Tourism

The Patient Abroad: An Exploration of the Motivations and Impact of Medical Tourism

As global healthcare borders become increasingly blurred, the internationally mobile patient may become a standard patient segment considered in healthcare market research.

The Next Disruptor of Clinical Trials? Try Apple

The Next Disruptor of Clinical Trials? Try Apple

Apple now offers a way for researchers and developers to easily create clinical trial data-collection apps, revolutionizing the way that patients can participate in clinical trials.

Survey shows docs overestimate adherence

Survey shows docs overestimate adherence

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A small physician survey shows doctors think their patients have higher adherence rates than the norm.

How Mobile Apps Increase Hospital Revenue and Patient Engagement Sponsored by Phunware

Phunware's VP Product Evangelist will explore how hospitals can implement a wayfinding and messaging solution, and how they can expect to benefit from it.

Patient survey indicates promise of EHR

Patient survey indicates promise of EHR

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The fifth annual Xerox survey of patients and electronic health records shows patients have high expectations for the digital data.

2013 healthcare spending crept upwards

2013 healthcare spending crept upwards

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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says it is too early to blame a sluggish economy for slow growth.

Patients lie on EMRs

Clemson University researchers found that patients are not all that honest with healthcare providers.

How Mobile Apps Increase Hospital Revenue and Patient Engagement

Phunware's VP Product Evangelist will explore how hospitals can implement a wayfinding and messaging solution, and how they can expect to benefit from it.

As Pharma Slowly Opens Up, Patients Are Engaging Themselves

As Pharma Slowly Opens Up, Patients Are Engaging Themselves

Influential patients are reaching critical mass. What can't they do?

Site has doctors bid for business

Medibid users auction up care in exchange for a low price.

WellPoint tests prices, patients

Health insurer WellPoint found patients chose lower-priced MRIs when shown how much locations charged for the very same procedure, but the motivation is murky.

Key to successful digital outreach: think small

Key to successful digital outreach: think small

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Patients want to do more with mobile and see doctors less. Two studies outline the types of digital interventions patients are interested in.

Healthcare organization makes big data bigger

Credit card and loyalty program purchases will help Carolinas HealthCare System flag potential patient behavior issues.

Teva converts Copaxone users

The drugmaker's outreach efforts involve switching patients to the latest—and patented—Copaxone formulation.

Study links adherence with side effect worries

A study showed that side-effect fears keep asthmatics from sticking to medication regimens.

Remedy debuts long-form sponsored stories

Remedy debuts long-form sponsored stories

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The publisher aims to bring patient stories to life through long-form multimedia narratives.

Mobile makes users more likely to switch brands: survey

Mobile makes users more likely to switch brands: survey

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Smartphone users, while in the exam room, are more apt to be in "switch mentality," a study finds.

Can we handle cost of a healthy, aging population?

Can we handle cost of a healthy, aging population?

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The short answer: we're not financially prepared for a slowly aging, healthy population, according to a recently published analysis.

Retail pharmacies up consumer satisfaction

Retail pharmacies up consumer satisfaction

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A study shows consumers are increasingly pleased with retail pharmacies, compared to mail order pharmacies, which are often considered a key means of driving adherence and lowering healthcare coverage costs.

Research tool taps patient KOLs via mobile

Research tool taps patient KOLs via mobile

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The first on-demand way to tap the influencer community in healthcare went live today, and results of a real-world test show it has the potential to accelerate the research process.

GSK and nonprofit shrink Big Data down to size

GSK and nonprofit shrink Big Data down to size

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The partnership seeks to improve medication adherence through predictive analytics.

Business briefs: AbbVie, FDA, and health spending projections

AbbVie and Galapagos go after cystic fibrosis; FDA's NME approval pace slows; government shutdown could slow ad-com votes; and a report shows privately insured patients had emptier pockets in 2012 than 2011

Patient power taking center stage at event

Patient power taking center stage at event

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An upcoming leadership summit is devoted to exploring whether health social media is driving meaningful change, as well as new ways to engage with health activists.

Researchers propose new Rx adherence model

Researchers propose new Rx adherence model

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Researchers say using additional data points offers greater insight into patient-adherence patterns.

Blogs may smooth ups, downs of breast cancer: study

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For women suffering from breast cancer, online tools appeared to be helpful in battling depression, a randomized trial showed.

Game for cancer patients gets mobile app

Game for cancer patients gets mobile app

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Re-Mission, the video simulation known to change young patients' attitudes toward cancer, is in its second iteration. And one big drug maker has added its backing.

Rampant dissatisfaction with psoriasis drugs: study

Rampant dissatisfaction with psoriasis drugs: study

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Sales may be rising, but a new study finds current psoriasis therapies leave room for improvement. Over half of patients said they want better options.

NY'ers to get first taste of Big Data, as creation of state's patient portal gets under way

NY'ers to get first taste of Big Data, as creation of state's patient portal gets under way

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The state's first patient portal has officially entered development, and the e-health firm leading the effort said that a former WebMD executive joined its board.

 

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