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The mobile app will see you now: Unpacking Patient Activation Strategies– Part II

Posted on:Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 @ 12:39 pm

Part II in our series of discussions led by Lauren McAteer, Director of Innovation Transfer Acceleration programs at Synced Care’s experience design and engineering partner Andculture. Synced Care Founder Dr. Aanand Naik Associate Professor of Medicine, Health Policy, and Behavioral Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine explores unburdening patients through the creation of outcome goals …

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The Mobile App Will See You Now: Unpacking Patient Activation Strategies with Dr. Aanand Naik & Dr. James Suliburk

A three-part series with Synced Care Founders Dr. Aanand Naik and Dr. James Suliburk exploring the future of patient engagement.

Posted on:Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 @ 12:19 pm

Experts calculate as much as 69 percent of total U.S. healthcare costs are tightly linked to consumer behavior and that 31 percent of spending was directly attributable to chronic conditions influenced by behaviors. Patient engagement is the buzz word and panacea for all of healthcare woes. If only patients were more ‘engaged,’ those in the Healthcare …

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Trying to Reinvent the Wheel: Getting Hospitals to Innovate to Improve Care

Posted on:Monday, September 19th, 2016 @ 12:20 pm

US healthcare system fosters an interesting dichotomy: “Constant innovation, yet no real change.”

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Evaluation of Mobile Technology Access

Posted on:Monday, November 17th, 2014 @ 12:02 pm

Utility of routine postoperative visit after appendectomy and cholecystectomy with evaluation of mobile technology access in an urban safety net population. (Article published Aug 2014; US National Library of Medicine; National Institute of Health. Learn more: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24880202) Abstract BACKGROUND: The value of routine postoperative visits after general surgery remains unclear. The objective of this study …

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Readmission Study

Posted on:Monday, November 17th, 2014 @ 11:30 am

Readmission following open ventral hernia repair: incidence, indications, and predictors. (Article published Dec 2013; US National Library of Medicine; National Institute of Health. Learn more: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24296099) Abstract BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence, indications, and predictive factors of hospital readmission after open ventral hernia repair. METHODS: A retrospective review of …

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Handheld Medicine

Posted on:Monday, November 17th, 2014 @ 11:00 am

Handheld medicine: handheld software to ease the day and improve patient care (Article published Mar 2003; US National Library of Medicine; National Institute of Health. Learn more: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14972291) Authors & Contributors Suliburk J. Department of General Surgery, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA. jsuliburk@yahoo.com

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