Post Tagged with: "behavior change"

Ron Goldman, CEO & Co-Founder of Kognito

Can Virtual Humans Help Change Behavior?

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November 4, 2014

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Digital health, Entrepreneurs, Health 2.0 2014, Salber, Technology in healthcare:

Kognito uses its virtual human technologies and its science-driven approach to create simulations of real conversations. A user then takes on the role of a virtual human and actually role-plays or practices challenging conversations.

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Is Meditation for Cognitive Wellness the Next Big Healthcare Trend?

Is Meditation for Cognitive Wellness the Next Big Healthcare Trend?

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December 5, 2013

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Cognition & the brain, IT:

As I am preparing for the mhealth summit presentation “Using the Digital Tools of Play to Personalize Health” I am wondering if meditation, like gaming, will become a driver of wider acceptance of mind-training interventions for cognitive wellness.

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Why Some Low-Income People Don’t Eat Healthy

Why Some Low-Income People Don’t Eat Healthy

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October 9, 2013

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Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Food and nutrition, Medicine: wellness & disease:

By Patricia Salber A small, qualitative study on “Challenges to Health Eating for People with Diabetes in a Low-Income, Minority Neighborhood” appears in the October… Read More ›

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1 in 3 people is interested in doing mobile health, but they skew younger

1 in 3 people is interested in doing mobile health, but they skew younger

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June 27, 2013

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Technology in healthcare:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 6/19/2013 The headline for the HarrisInteractive/HealthDay mobile health (mHealth) survey reads, “Lots of Americans Want Health Care… Read More ›

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Invention is the Talent of Youth, As Judgement is of Age

Invention is the Talent of Youth, As Judgement is of Age

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June 5, 2013

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Aging, anti-aging & longevity, Entrepreneurs, Family and kids, Health care & health policy, Innovation/innovative companies, Payment, People in healthcare, Technology in healthcare, Wireless Health:

By Lisa Suennen First Posted at Venture Valkyrie on 6/4/2013 “Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.”  Jonathan Swift This week… Read More ›

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Wellness, Nondiscrimination and Evidence-Based Public Policy

Wellness, Nondiscrimination and Evidence-Based Public Policy

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June 2, 2013

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Change Management, Health care & health policy, Medicine: wellness & disease, Payment, People in healthcare, POLICY, RESEARCH, Wellness:

By David Harlow First Posted at HealthBlawg on 6/2/2013 A couple of recent wellness-related headlines caught my eye. Exhibit A: The Federales (IRS, DOL &… Read More ›

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The role of internet technologies in reducing health care costs: Meeker inspirations

The role of internet technologies in reducing health care costs: Meeker inspirations

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May 31, 2013

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Entrepreneurs, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Medicine: wellness & disease, People in healthcare, Psychology & behavior, Social Media, Technology in healthcare, Wellness, Wireless Health:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 5/30/2013 Tablets, wearables, smartphones, video and QR codes: these are fast-growing platforms moving data around the… Read More ›

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Ten Reasons Why Hospitals, Health Plans And Medical Groups Should Invest In Developing Their Physicians’ Patient-Centered Communication Skills

Ten Reasons Why Hospitals, Health Plans And Medical Groups Should Invest In Developing Their Physicians’ Patient-Centered Communication Skills

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May 30, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Medical Ethics, Patient experience, Patient Safety, Payment, People in healthcare, Physician leadership, POLICY, RESEARCH:

By Stephen Wilkins, MPH First Posted at Mind the Gap on 5/29/2013 “Patients are, in fact, overly patient; they put up with unnecessary discomforts and… Read More ›

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The health and wellness gap between insured and uninsured people

The health and wellness gap between insured and uninsured people

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May 25, 2013

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Change Management, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Payment, People in healthcare, RESEARCH:

By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 5/24/2013 If you have health insurance, chances are you take several actions to bolster your health… Read More ›

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What Population Health and Care Management Needs to Know About Getting People to Take Their Pills

What Population Health and Care Management Needs to Know About Getting People to Take Their Pills

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May 22, 2013

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Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Patient Safety, People in healthcare, Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals, Psychology & behavior, RESEARCH:

By Dr. Jaan Sidorov First Posted at Disease Management Care Blog on 5/21/2013 Suspecting that the poorly controlled [insert name of chronic condition here] is… Read More ›

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Telemedicine’s Achilles’ Heel – The Telephone

Telemedicine’s Achilles’ Heel – The Telephone

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May 17, 2013

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Change Management, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Medicine: wellness & disease, Payment, People in healthcare, POLICY, RESEARCH, Wellness:

By Dan Munro First Posted at Forbes on 5/6/2013 We’ll get to the antique telephone in a minute – but first a little background. Last… Read More ›

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EQ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient) or IQ (Intelligence Quotient): Which Best Identifies Success in Medicine (and in Business) Today?

EQ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient) or IQ (Intelligence Quotient): Which Best Identifies Success in Medicine (and in Business) Today?

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May 3, 2013

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EDUCATION, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Mental health, People in healthcare, Physician Burnout, Physician leadership, Physician wellness, Psychology & behavior, Stress & relaxation:

By Dr. Kevin Campbell First Posted on his blog on 5/2/2013 Medical education today requires students to assimilate lots of facts and amass an incredible… Read More ›

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The Million-Dollar Workplace Wellness Heart Attack Screen

The Million-Dollar Workplace Wellness Heart Attack Screen

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April 30, 2013

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Cardiovascular, Change Management, Diabetes & metabolic syndrome, Health care & health policy, Medicine: wellness & disease, Patient Safety, Payment, People in healthcare, POLICY:

By Al Lewis and Vik Khanna First Posted at Health Affairs on 4/29/2013 Three years after wellness was hailed as perhaps the only truly bipartisan component of… Read More ›

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Serendipity, Personalization and Connected Health

Serendipity, Personalization and Connected Health

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April 26, 2013

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Change Management, Cognition & the brain, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Medicine: wellness & disease, Mental health, Payment, People in healthcare, Psychology & behavior, Social Media, Technology in healthcare, Wireless Health:

By Dr. Joseph Kvedar First Posted at The cHealth Blog on 4/24/2013 In a world where most folks change jobs every couple of years, people… Read More ›

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The Future of Health Is Social

The Future of Health Is Social

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April 25, 2013

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EDUCATION, Health care & health policy, Health care professionals, Innovation/innovative companies, Medicine: wellness & disease, Patient Safety, People in healthcare, Psychology & behavior, Social Media, Technology in healthcare:

By Tracy Granzyk MS First Posted at Educate the Young on 4/25/2013 I recently came across an old blog post by Lee Aase, Director, Mayo… Read More ›

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