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RWJF announced a $468,000 grant to the Center for Connected Health to develop an “engagement engine” to “convince” consumers to use health and activity trackers and other health apps
How to make a family medicine career more appealing and sustainable is a big project with a long-term horizon. But what can we do right now to reduce patients’ waiting times while we wait for our current health system to transform into something resembling sanity?
This is the fourth year in row that I have participated in the largest annual gathering of parties in interest to the health informatics ecosystem. From payor to provider to regulator to vendor to the patient and/or consumer of healthcare services, there is always much flare to consider, discard or assimilate.
Lois Drapin shares her insights on Validic’s data integration and innovation offerings along with the wisdom its founders have for fellow entrepreneurs.
Ironic, isn’t it, to think that people would gather in Las Vegas for anything health-related, but yet there we all were, the digital health cabal, talking sensors and wearables and the Internet of Things that nobody is quite sure they want or need yet.
More engaged consumers and patients are those who are more knowledgeable. Given the increasing role of digital processes in healthcare, that means a new component of patient education is needed for health literacy.