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myAdvocate: a digital health resource to empower patients

We intend to develop a digital health resource called myAdvocate that addresses language barriers, variation in health literacy levels, allows patients to prepare for their clinical visits and follows up on key information exchanged with their caregivers. This digital resource will not only engage patients in their care through basic health knowledge prior to their visit, but it will also prompt them to ask the right ...more »

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Bridging the Gap Between Healthcare and the Community

Social determinants massively impact care; yet a lack of tools to manage these psychosocial needs widens the gap between healthcare and positive health outcomes. We see a healthcare system where assessing psychosocial needs is critical to sustainability. In the waiting room, patients take our web-based screening tool; we use that data to refer patients to available resources to address their social needs. Personalized ...more »

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Girl Zone Game App

We are concerned about the physical and mental health of the next generation. Young people are attempting to adopt healthier lifestyles but are often hypocritical in their actions. This health paradox is reflected in the messages they see in the media. Our vision is to make behavior modification fun and rewarding and focus on teen girls. They are the mothers of the next generation and can influence healthy habits. ...more »

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Mobile learning - instantly create, take and share knowledge with healthcare professionals/patients

Kedzoh helps you build communities of success. Imagine this: you need to train 10,000 healthcare professionals on a new procedure, or you need to simply provide them with some regular updates or a refresher course. Do all of them have a desktop or a laptop with them? NO. Can you bring them all into a classroom? Only if you have unlimited funds. Do they all have a cell phone in their pocket? YES! Kedzoh is the mobile ...more »

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Mass Personalization Health Promotion for Better Treatment Adherence and Outcomes

Big data and more precise social science offer a unique opportunity for tailoring health-promotion messages. As digital technologies proliferate, persuasive health communication can be delivered with consideration to individuals’ preferences, personalities, health literacy levels, and medical histories. Mass personalization is already reality as users sign in to patient portals and web sites, often from a smart phone ...more »

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Able: Creating a Culture of Accountable Hospitals through Relevant Patient Reviews

Patients and their families can change the way hospitals do business. Able is a mobile application allowing patients to rate, review and share their hospital experiences. While Yelp, Consumer Reports and Medicare.gov provide hospital reviews, Able will differ from these by providing incentives to consumers to give structured feedback. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires that hospitals increase their customer satisfaction ...more »

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Let's Go for a Run

Deciding to exercise is tough, but it becomes a lot easier when you have someone pulling you out of bed and pushing you up a hill during a run. Trouble is, finding someone to workout with can be as hard as amassing the motivation to get up from the sofa. So we’re making it possible to have someone to workout with in 1-tap. Wherever you are, whenever you want, Yog brings motivation to you. Our iPhone app allows ...more »

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Personal Medicine Plus Mobile Wellness Platform

The Personal Medicine Plus Project utilizes emerging mobile technology and application development, utilization of accelerometer technology, cloud platform interfacing, and mobile health biometric screening tools to enable chronic disease self management and chronic disease elimination for the rural working poor. We hope to take the pre diabetic overweight smoker back from the brink of a remaining lifetime lived in ...more »

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Uber for Healthcare

Imagine: You have a rash so you open your HappyHealth app to find a derm & book a visit. You push your medical info + pics to the office via secure messaging. You provide details & your insurance is verified remotely. You securely prepay your copay discounted 10%. At the visit you scan your phone to checkin. On HH you see a timer when you’ll be next. The derm is on-time & already knows your condition. On HH she looks ...more »

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