The Carolinas HealthCare System is working to bridge the gap between all the new health trackers in the consumer space and the clinical data people access through their patient portal.

If conference meetings are an indicator of a topic’s current relevance, then patient engagement is red hot in 2015. There is a summit meeting on patient engagement in Orlando in February and another in September in Boston. Last week I had the chance to interview one of the presenters at the upcoming Orlando meeting, Pamela Landis, assistant vice president, information services, at the 42-hospital Carolinas HealthCare System.

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