The Commonwealth Fund

By Aditi Pai 04:31 pm February 22, 2016
Some 43 percent of iOS health apps and 27 percent of Android health apps are useful, according to a report from The Commonwealth Fund, which included an analysis of 945 iOS and Android health apps. “Apps really can play an essential role in chronic disease health management for populations that really need them the most,” University of Michigan Medical School Assistant Professor Karandeep Singh,...
By Aditi Pai 07:53 am January 27, 2015
Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center received a $450,000 grant from The Commonwealth Fund this week to develop a program called OurNotes that allows patients to contribute to their medical records. The program is an extension of the well-known OpenNotes initiative and will include collaboration with a handful of other providers across the country. "This is really building for the future...