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    eHealth Equity and the Future of Digital Health

eHealth Equity and the Future of Digital Health

What does the future of digital health look like? How will future patient experiences change with growing technology? One of the defining features of ‘the future patient’ is the use

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    Why I Fired My Doctor and What You Should Look for In Yours

Why I Fired My Doctor and What You Should Look for In Yours

I consider myself an activated (Level 4 on Dr. Judith Hibbard’s Patient Activation Measure), engaged (Lifetime Member of the Society for Participatory Medicine), symptom-tracking, official e-patient. And yet a series

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    NIH Offering Up To $500,000 in mHealth Grants for Underserved Populations

NIH Offering Up To $500,000 in mHealth Grants for Underserved Populations

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is offering grants of up to $500,000 for mHealth initiatives that specifically target underserved communities. With the rapid expansion of smartphone technology it is

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Idea Exposure: Health Care Innovation’s Secret Ingredient

  Idea Exposure: Health Care Innovation’s Secret Ingredient

Supposing you discover a new way of performing a task or solving a problem. What do you do with that

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Health IT Must Be Accessible, Affordable and Sustainable for Underserved Patients

  Health IT Must Be Accessible, Affordable and Sustainable for Underserved Patients

Health IT has the potential to advance public health by improving compliance for patients with chronic conditions, reducing medical errors,

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“Touch” Computing: Humanizing Patient – Doctor Interactions

  “Touch” Computing: Humanizing Patient – Doctor Interactions

Just as a mother’s touch brings comfort to a child in distress, or a friendly fist bump communicates a special kinship

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Reaching People Where They Are with Health IT [Podcast]

  Reaching People Where They Are with Health IT [Podcast]

As a country, we have at our disposal the kind of technology that can shift health care from beyond the

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How Are You Celebrating National Science Week?

  How Are You Celebrating National Science Week?

How often do you experience STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in your everyday life? The answer is all the

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Do It Yourself Health Care: RX for Communities of Color?

  Do It Yourself Health Care: RX for Communities of Color?

We’ve become a nation of do-it-yourself consumers. From sharing our “Selfies” and online videos, to creating our own home remodeling

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Donna Cryer
Donna Cryer

SP Consulting Senior Partner, CEO CryerHealth, Patient and Patient Advocate

Fadesola Adetosoye
Fadesola Adetosoye

Public Affairs Manager, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT at US Department of HHS.

Grace Vega
Grace Vega

Healthcare language access specialist and interpreter at CyraCom

Mike Green
Mike Green

Co-founder of The America21 Project and an award-winning journalist.

Michelle Rogers
Michelle Rogers

Assistant professor (PhD) in the College of Computing and Informatics at Drexel University.
She has more than 10 years experience using human factors engineering methods & socio-technical systems theory to study health information technology use on clinical workflow and with medically underserved populations.

Silas Buchanan
Silas Buchanan

CEO at the Institute for eHealth Equity & Advisory Board Chair at eHealth Equity News.

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