October 17, 2018
Both the clinician and the patient hold an important piece to the care puzzle, according to Kristina Sheridan, head of the enterprise strategy and transformation department at the nonprofit MITRE Corporation.
The physician has expertise in treating illness, whereas the patient is the authority on living with the condition, she explained at the Society for Participatory Medicine in Boston this...
October 25, 2017
Seven years after it first launched, the OpenNotes program is now available to 19 million people. More than 80 organizations have made patients’ clinical notes available to them, in 47 states — all except Maine, Rhode Island, and Alabama.
At the first ever Society for Participatory Medicine conference, a co-located pre-conference event connected to the Connected Health Conference in Boston,...
May 23, 2016
Too many people, on both sides of the doctor-patient relationship, still think of healthcare as a service industry, according to Danny Sands, MD, founder of the Society for Participatory Medicine.
But that "carwash model" model doesn't work, said Sands, speaking Friday afternoon at Healthcare IT News' Pop Health Forum 2016.
Healthcare is "not a service industry, it's a collaboration," he said. "...
October 18, 2012
Without a doubt the number of digital health startups has grown considerably these past few years and many more larger companies have dedicated teams or business units focused on digital health. With that kind of growth comes job opportunities. As it happens, in recent weeks a few digital health hires and departures caught my attention.
Julie Kling, who has served as the mobile executive business...