December 1, 2015
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University launched a student survey in a multi-pronged ongoing initiative to create a safer environment across the university's 23 campus locations. It will [...]
November 25, 2015
The new Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Bundled Payment model, developed by CMS, is focused on improving quality and decreasing the cost for knee and hip joint replacement surgeries.
November 19, 2015
stopCOPD ResearchKit app is available for download in the Apple iTunes App store. It is the latest offering by the COPD Foundation, in collaboration with DatStat, to help improve the lives of [...]
November 10, 2015
The increase in patients with chronic diseases and the focus on shifting to a value-based care model requires that providers redefine the value of care they deliver. This transformation within [...]
October 13, 2015
Patient-Generated Data (think: wearables and invisibles - a new innovation from Novartis showcased at ERS 2015) are important to the 360 degree view of a patient's health. Some believe these [...]
October 6, 2015
Patient-Powered Networks, such as patient registries, are important for accelerating research and improving health outcomes. These 8 examples of PPNs know how to put the patient first and provide [...]
September 22, 2015
Here is the latest in health research. Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine is changing the way we think about patient care by combining Western medicine with healing-oriented care treatments.
September 17, 2015
Patient-Powered Networks (e.g. disease registries, disease management programs) are only successful if patients sign up to participate. Here are four reasons why patient recruitment strategies [...]
September 8, 2015
Leveraging "sticky" technology allows patient-powered networks and disease management programs to create strong relationships with, and continually engage, patients.
August 18, 2015
The concept of "collaborative learning" can be used to educate and engage patients through making them active contributors to ongoing discussions about health. Here are three examples of [...]