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Creating a social epidemic of safety

Did you know the safest part of your visit to the hospital is your drive? Conservative estimates suggest 98k patients die annually in hospitals across the country from preventable error. We will change this by showing that safe care is contagious. Patient safety is fundamentally tied to the culture of the clinical staff. Changing culture involves not just implementing best practices, but correctly targeting the influencers ...more »

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ArogyaUDHC:Empathy driven healthcare to all using social network

ArogyaUDHC, is a social network integrated, empathy driven medical learning and collaboration platform which connects patients with health experts regardless of geographical limitations.The patient and/or her care-provider, with informed consent, will upload his/her narrative which after anonymization and removal of identifications are shared openly in a virtual network of physicians in facebook dispersed globally. They ...more »

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Helping Health Providers Continue to Learn

Most professional learning by physicians is provided by Big Pharma. This information is driven as much by profit as by efficacy. Treatments that provide good profit but mediocre outcomes are often touted to physicians before those with good outcomes that have no backing. A 2011 study showed that doctors learn by experience related to their patient caseloads, by talking to the physicians peers. On-line learning communities ...more »

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Empowering Teachers to Battle Childhood Obesity

Children spend most of their time at school but physical activity opportunities have been declining nationwide and the problem of childhood obesity remains unmitigated. Modern approaches call for integration of physical activity in the academic classroom throughout the school hours that can increase physical activity levels, improve cognitive and academic performance and motivate students to be both active and learning. ...more »

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Combining Public-Private partnerships and Technology to improve health behavior

Get Healthy Cenla (GHC) is an innovative plan to involve public and private agencies to create policy change, improve environmental influences and facilitate the use of evidence based practices to promote healthier lifestyles in a rural area of La. by: (a) Creating and implementing a social media campaign including a new web presence, an interactive, participatory game that can be accessed and played across multiple media ...more »

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EpiTrack: A solution for the construction of epidemiological scenarios in real time

The increased population flow from trade and tourism favors the displacement of individuals living in different realities, often exposed to endemic locations. How health management can prepare for predicting the occurrence of outbreaks? The EpiTrack can show the way. It is a set of technologies that combine epidemiology with computing and from this epidemiological scenarios can be constructed, basing health managers for ...more »

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