Tag Archives: Patient

CHOP opens first food pharmacy for patient families in West Philadelphia – The Daily Pennsylvanian

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has opened a food pharmacy where patients and their families can access healthy food in the hospital. (Photo from Jeffrey M. Vinocur/Wikimedia Commons) The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently opened a new food pharmacy for patients and their families on Jan. 23, making it the first pediatric hospital-based food bank… Read More »

HIMSS19 Readiness Guide: Patient Engagement and Experience

Most healthcare providers know outcomes improve when patients are actively engaged in the strategies and decisions regarding their care. Engaged patients are more apt to adhere to treatment and recovery plans, consume medications as prescribed and contact their providers if problems or complications arise. While patient engagement always has been important, it is even more… Read More »

Patient data possibly compromised in Ramsey County breach

The information services department of Ramsey County Social Services identified a cyberattack against its systems that may have jeopardized patient information. The agency, based in St. Paul, Minn., on August 9 became aware of the incident. Attackers sought control of email accounts of about 28 employees in the social services department and other departments, trying… Read More »