Physical inactivity is one of the leading modifiable causes of death and disease in Australia. National surveys indicate less than half of the Australian adult population are sufficiently active to obtain health benefits.
CBC.ca Patient hospital ratings online tool a 1st for Canadians CBC.ca Rarely do we make a purchase these days without consulting websites like TripAdvisor or Yelp, but increasingly, a similar five-star rating system is being applied online to...
Patients tell their healthcare stories online This is Lincolnshire The Gainsborough Healthwatch Group, led by Meg Davidson, has carried out a series of interviews for its Voice of Experience videos now available online.
Effects of Web on health decisions probed Buffalo News series, WNED-TV will air “e-Patients” at 10 p.m. Wednesday. The show will feature: Susan Hunt, host; Lygeia Ricciardi, senior policy adviser for Consumer e-Health at the U.S.
Mount Vernon Periodontist Provides Online Patients Education Resources Melodika.net (press release) Dr. Harbinder Bal, periodontist from Skagit county, is excited to be providing a variety of educational information on his practice's website.
Denise Silber's insight:
If it happens in Skagit County, it can happen by you.
Patient Attitudes Toward Mobile Phone-Based Health Monitoring: Questionnaire Study Among Kidney Transplant Recipients
Denise Silber's insight:
Support by kidney transplant patients for use of Mobile phone in a Quantified Self way, which is the missing keyword from the original title. Purpose is for patients to better measure their blood pressure and medication consumption thanks to mobile apps. Also, a reminder of superiority of transplant results over dialysis.
I’m sensing a number of things coming together, creating a new view of what’s possible and what’s changing in healthcare. I want to take a moment to present some background, then share the mind-pop that hit me yesterday while writing something.
DoctorBase Surpasses 3 Million Patients On Its Mobile Messaging Platform PR Web (press release) DoctorBase has a patent pending multi-tenant mobile platform and is one of the fastest growing Health 2.0 companies as measured by doctor and patient...
People have been thinking about the potential ways Google Glass could be used in medicine and healthcare. Even though it will probably be bad for your eyes, early testers seemed to love using it and didn’t feel it would distract them from anything.
One example of how a firm has leveraged social communities to reach patients is NPS Pharmaceuticals, which has recently received approval for its drug for short bowel syndrome. NPS is working with a patient advocate to ...
Ambulance Patient Experience Game wins top award Rochdale Online Sarah Smith, NWAS Assistant Director Corporate Communications, said “The Patient Experience board game is an innovative tool, devised by the Patient Experience team, to engage with...
I’ve reached a milestone: after three years, my startup has reached breakeven. For the first time, I’m not living hand-to-mouth. So I’m now able to have my first little office outside the home. I can go to work, and I can come home from work.
mobihealthnews Interview: E-patient organization's first executive director mobihealthnews Barbara Kornblau The Society for Participatory Medicine, which has been advocating for greater patient engagement in healthcare since 2009, has hired Barbara...
Research.ms aims to increase engagement with MS research online and create two-way communications between patients and researchers.There is a parallel process that needs to happen for both researchers and patients – first to become engaged, then communicate, leading to mutualfeedback.