Providers of healthcare in America, from sole-practitioners to multi-location hospital networks, are justifiably proud of the quality of care they deliver. Still, as seemingly every hospital launches a patient engagement initiative, the gap that separates the clinical side of healthcare from the business side gets wider.

At its heart, patient engagement involves getting patients and consumers more deeply and actively involved in their healthcare. Offering information about a malady or how to deal with it has always made sense. Leveraging broadly available technology platforms, like tablets, to make such content available makes even more sense, as long as it is easy to use.

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