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September 02, 2014 08:00 ET

Stanford Medicine X Invites Emmi Solutions to Present on Impacting the Patient Experience

A Look at Strategies for Using Personalized Technology to Improve Outcomes

STANFORD, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 2, 2014) - Emmi Solutions, a leader in outcomes-driven patient engagement, is presenting at Stanford's Medicine X conference taking place on September 5th to 7th. The conference, held at the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge, brings together innovative thinkers to exchange ideas about how mobile computing is advancing the practice of medicine, inspiring new healthcare delivery models and empowering patients to be proactive in their own care.

Geri Lynn Baumblatt, Executive Director of Patient Engagement for Emmi Solutions, will discuss, "How Effective Multimedia Communication Reduces Anxiety and Improves Outcomes" on Sunday, September 7th at 11:20 AM PDT. She will share insights around Emmi Solutions' work with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and how they utilized multimodal, personalized patient engagement programs to anticipate people's concerns, reduce anxiety, improve understanding and ultimately, help them become active participants in their own care. Attendees will learn how these strategies and tools for communicating effectively with patients can impact the patient experience and improve outcomes. Baumblatt, a health literacy expert, has overseen the creation of multimedia, interactive programs that foster patient engagement and Shared Decision Making for over a decade.

"Combining insights from behavioral health sciences with mobile consumer technologies is a critical focus for healthcare's future," said Kyra Bobinet, M.D., M.P.J., CEO of engagedIN and Consulting Faculty, Neuroscience of Behavior Change, Stanford AIM lab. "To gain widespread use and impact the overall industry, engagement solutions must have intuitive design and be easily integrated into both patients' and providers' daily routines."

"I'm excited to share our recent research and what we've learned as we develop these programs; collaboration among patients, physicians and innovators is essential to identifying strategies that truly work for everyone," said Geri Lynn Baumblatt, Executive Director of Patient Engagement for Emmi Solutions. "Events like Stanford's Medicine X are valuable opportunities to gather and hear fresh perspectives how technology, thoughtful design and evidence-based findings can improve healthcare."

To learn more about attending Stanford Medicine X, visit: http://medicinex.stanford.edu

To learn more about Emmi Solutions, visit: www.emmisolutions.com/solutions

About Emmi Solutions, LLC
Emmi's proprietary interactive communication methodology delivers actionable health information to patients via multiple modalities -- including computers, mobile phones and tablets -- at key moments across the continuum of care. Emmi's ability to connect with patients in language they understand at a time they are ready to learn and through the devices they already use has been demonstrated to help healthcare providers reduce costs, increase revenue and improve outcomes. The patented web-based platform allows providers to track the delivery and consumption of information to measure the clinical and financial impact of patient engagement and meet regulatory guidelines. The platform requires no installation or maintenance and can be used in stand-alone mode or fully integrated into existing systems. For more information, visit www.emmisolutions.com. Follow us on Twitter and find us on Facebook.

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