Category Archives: Health Management

Empower Patients with PHR

As patients begin to take on the role of health consumers, adoption of personal health records (PHR) by both providers and patients is gaining momentum. In the world of consumer-oriented and participatory healthcare, understanding personal health records (PHRs), the different systems … Continue reading

Posted in Company, Health Management, Patient Engagement | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Post-Operative Care

Let’s imagine the typical scenario in your hospital ward – You have a senior surgeon who has completed the surgery and doing the rounds in the wards. The most common question that gets asked by a patient is – “Doc! … Continue reading

Posted in Company, Health Management, Patient Engagement | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Leveraging Social media for hospitals

I have now met with quite a few hospitals/polyclinics and many have asked me the question about how should one leverage social media? Here are some pointers. The Case for Social Media Social media is real and its here to … Continue reading

Posted in Health Management, Practice Management | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Today’s e-Patient

I decided to blog about e-Patient and being one such typical person, I googled term “e-patient” and was surprised to find an entry for e-patient on wikipedia. As that write-up says, it stands for patients who feel they are enabled … Continue reading

Posted in Company, Health Management, Healthcare India, Practice Management | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Patient Engagement in Health 2.0 Conf

Last week has been pretty crazy with soaking up tonnes of information related to healthcare companies and healthcare innovations at the Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco. Lots of companies out there – some that have been around for a … Continue reading

Posted in Company, Health Management | 4 Comments

Reinventing health management solutions

In the past few weeks, I learnt about several projects, experiments, and successful implementation of tools and techniques to engage with patients to provide useful information and assist them to improve their health. We at SmartRx use the term “proactive … Continue reading

Posted in Company, Health Management | 1 Comment

Patient Care – What Patients Like?

Reading volumes of research on understanding patient mindset and hospital services, its no-brainier that  “Patient Care” is cited as the #1 focus to improve hospital / healthcare practice. For example, see excerpt below survey data from McKinsey Report titled Better Hospital … Continue reading

Posted in Company, Health Management | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

National Immunization Month

It’s been a while since I had time to write. In the meantime we have been quite busy launching our products and getting customers live. I have a lot to write and will start writing atleast a couple of times … Continue reading

Posted in Company, Health Management, Healthcare India, Practice Management | Leave a comment