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Can Virtual Humans Help Change Behavior?

Can Virtual Humans Help Change Behavior?

November 4, 2014

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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.

Is Meditation for Cognitive Wellness the Next Big Healthcare Trend?

Is Meditation for Cognitive Wellness the Next Big Healthcare Trend?

December 5, 2013

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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.

Why Some Low-Income People Don’t Eat Healthy

Why Some Low-Income People Don’t Eat Healthy

October 9, 2013

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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 ›

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

June 27, 2013

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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 ›

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

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

June 5, 2013

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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 ›

Wellness, Nondiscrimination and Evidence-Based Public Policy

Wellness, Nondiscrimination and Evidence-Based Public Policy

June 2, 2013

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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 ›

The Role of Internet Technologies: Meeker Inspirations

The Role of Internet Technologies: Meeker Inspirations

May 31, 2013

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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 ›

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

May 30, 2013

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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 ›

The health and wellness gap between insured and uninsured people

The health and wellness gap between insured and uninsured people

May 25, 2013

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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 ›

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

May 22, 2013

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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 ›