e-Patient

From the Editor: Caring for Caregivers | 9/23/2020

The search engine giants, Dr. Google or Dr. Bing, are visited by most of our patients before seeking medical help. In 1976, medical student Tom Ferguson, MD, first coined the term e-Patient . It means a health consumer who uses the Internet to gather information about a medical condition for themselves or on behalf of family and friends and uses electronic communication tools to cope with medical conditions. Dr. Ferguson …

ePRO E-Patient Diaries Market 2019 Industry Trends, Business Growth, Development Trends and Forecast by 2029 : Bracket Global LLC,Parexel International Corporation, | 8/20/2020

ePRO E-Patient Diaries Market 2019 Industry Trends, Business Growth, Development Trends and Forecast by 2029 : Bracket Global LLC,Parexel International Corporation, E-patient diaries are useful for various reasons, prominent being increase in patient compliance to therapy. San Francisco, CA – ( SBWIRE ) – 08/20/2020 – Global ePRO E-Patient Diaries Market: Overview Electronic patient (E-patient) diaries are electronic devices used to record healthcare outcomes (ePRO’s) for patients. These devices could be …

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Have You Tried To Make An Appointment With Your Own Doctors Lately? It May Be Harder Than You Expected | 8/20/2020

… scheduling a visit with a Johns Hopkins-affiliated doctor turned out to be something of, let’s say, an adventure due to its crazily disorganized IVR and telephony infrastructure. Even given my experience as an e-patient with chronic conditions, it took multiple calls to navigate to where I needed to be and at several points I almost gave up the fight. My adventure began when I called the main Hopkins …

E-patients hold key to the future of healthcare | BMJ | 8/19/2020

… their friends or relatives) who seek health related information online, 4 which results in ‘better health information and services, and different (but not always better) relationships with their doctors.’ 5 How I became an e-patient I was 32 when I had Parkinson’s disease diagnosed in June 2003, but I had known that something was wrong for almost 18 years. I experienced the first symptoms in my teens, and a …

ePRO E-Patient Diaries Market - Expansion in this market will involve knowledge and technological acquisition by mergers | BioSpace | 8/12/2020

… data makes it possible for therapists to change therapy at the grassroots level, with specific inputs, in complete assessments made a long time after administration of said therapy. As per TMRR, the global ePRO E-Patient Diaries Market will grow at a steady compound annual growth rate from 2019 to 2029. E-patient diaries are useful for various reasons, prominent being increase in patient compliance to therapy. In comparison to …

ePro E-Patient Diaries Market Demand and Insights by 2030 | Covid 19 Impact Analysis | Wordpress.com | 8/10/2020

Global ePro E-Patient Diaries Market : Overview The demand within the global epro e-patient diaries market is expected to reach new heights in the years to follow. The total volume of sales across this market is increasing alongside advancements in healthcare and medical facilities. The healthcare industry has remained steadfast in inducting digital technologies that can expedite the process of treatment and diagnosis. The impact of digital enhancements on …

ePro E-Patient Diaries Market Demand and Insights by 2030 | Wordpress.com | 7/24/2020

Global ePro E-Patient Diaries Market : Overview The demand within the global epro e-patient diaries market is expected to reach new heights in the years to follow. The total volume of sales across this market is increasing alongside advancements in healthcare and medical facilities. The healthcare industry has remained steadfast in inducting digital technologies that can expedite the process of treatment and diagnosis. The impact of digital enhancements on …

Europe has re-opened safely. Here’s how. | 7/22/2020

By e-Patient Dave 2 Comments America hasn’t, but Europe re-opened safely. We can catch up. Here’s how. As a subscriber to Amazon’s Audible books, I get a really good daily digest from the Wall Street Journal: four selected articles plus an editorial. Not surprisingly, many recent articles have been about the virus, including two yesterday. The first was the usual roundup of statistics, with no holds barred on …

Olivier Karasira wins People’s Choice award at FHIR DevDays | 6/27/2020

By e-Patient Dave Leave a Comment Olivier Karasira wins People’s Choice award at FHIR DevDays After last week’s FHIR DevDays conference, I blogged on Wednesday that Morgan Gleason had won the judges’ award in the Patient Innovator Track. There was another winner – for the first time we did a People’s Choice award, and it was won by Olivier Karasira, a man in Rwanda working on a remarkable project: “Turning …

Morgan Gleason, 21, wins the second FHIR DevDays Patient Track | 6/25/2020

By e-Patient Dave Leave a Comment Morgan Gleason, 21, wins the second FHIR DevDays Patient Track Last week at the virtual DevDays conference (for the FHIR software standard that I’ve blogged about so much) we held the second Patient Innovator Track. Watch the winning pitch, 10 minutes long, from Morgan Gleason, fresh out of college. She describes her complex situation and how she’s learned to deal with it manually …

David Gilbert on Michael Seres—three times as good | 6/16/2020

… that turned the original sensor into the world’s first smart care platform for stoma patients, and includes the first smart bag. Health 11 has also pioneered patient peer-support programmes. Michael was the inaugural e-patient in residence and executive board member at Stanford Medicine X, helped implement the first Skype clinics in the Oxford University Hospitals Trust, and was an ambassador to the Doctors 2.0 conference. We met in …

How is herd immunity working out for Sweden? | 6/12/2020

By e-Patient Dave 4 Comments How is herd immunity working out for Sweden? Two months ago I blogged about virus data , and noted that a “natural experiment” was happening in Scandinavia, where Sweden was trying a strategy of herd immunity. It appears to be a complete failure. The idea was that herd immunity would cause the number of new COVID-19 cases to decline, without the shutdown policies and …

Audigy Lauches ‘Advanced Telehealth Solution’ Features | 6/11/2020

… web-based product that’s said to help “visualize and simplify the hearing care process for patients and standardize operations for the practice.” “I’m incredibly thrilled to be able to offer this new version of e-patient to our members,” said Kelsey Fleming, Audigy’s director of product management. “As we were scoping out this project, we were focused on our members who assist patients with mobility issues or perhaps are having …

Get Used to It: Remote Care Is the New Norm | 6/7/2020

Artificial Intelligence Digital Health Research E-Patients Healthcare Design Healthcare Policy Medical Education Telemedicine & Smartphones The Medical Futurist 6 min 4 June 2020 After living through the past 2-3 months at home, remote care feels just like remote work does: a no-brainer. It is quite frustrating that a global crisis had to lead to this point . Just like in the case of ( especially higher ) education, people now start to …

Semmelweis: The gross, tragic story of when humanity learned handwashing saves lives | 4/27/2020

By e-Patient Dave Leave a Comment Semmelweis: The gross, tragic story of when humanity learned handwashing saves lives On Saturday I heard a podcast that gave me a deeper, more sobering version of a story I heard years ago: the story of Ignaz Semmelweis, the doctor who figured out that he could stop killing women (in obstetrics) by washing his hands. Of course they tie it to how important …

The inaugural US “Patient Innovator Track” at FHIR DevDays goes virtual! | 4/21/2020

By e-Patient Dave 2 Comments The inaugural US “Patient Innovator Track” at FHIR DevDays goes virtual! April 21 update: This is the original January post, updated for the COVID-19 era: FHIR DevDays is now virtual, which means the Patient Innovator Track is virtual too! Summary of timeline: Now through Friday, May 15: Fill out the form to submit your idea Submit any good idea, even if you think …

Please support this health data victim’s legal fees | 4/20/2020

By e-Patient Dave Leave a Comment Please support this health data victim’s legal fees This post is an unusual project for me, and not everyone will want to do it, but I know some will want to pitch in, and maybe someone out there will have a magic wand to undo the harm that’s apparently been done by years of stonewalling. Ten years ago this week I published one …

A decade advocating for OpenNotes | 4/8/2020

By e-Patient Dave Leave a Comment A decade advocating for OpenNotes Today in an email thread I realized it’s a decade since the OpenNotes work started, via Tom Delbanco and Jan Walker, and now promoted so brilliantly by Liz Salmi. How great that back then my PCP Danny Sands and I were among the first crew of OpenNotes study participants! I decided to mark the occasion by creating an …

Inspiring things people are doing during #StayHome and social distancing | 3/30/2020

By e-Patient Dave 1 Comment Inspiring things people are doing during StayHome and social distancing A big part of succeeding against this unknown nasty virus will be not going crazy for however long it takes. And while we have plenty to worry about, life goes on …. and didn’t you just KNOW it would happen?? Amid all the crazy concerns, people are coming up with wonderful contributions to each other …

Terrific TV tutorial on living, working at home AND staying social! | 3/29/2020

By e-Patient Dave 1 Comment Terrific TV tutorial on living, working at home AND staying social! I don’t usually put an exclamation mark in a blog headline, but the David Pogue segment this morning on CBS Sunday Morning is SO GOOD that I gotta! Click the picture: The video replay is online, with transcript and enough photos to tell the story even if you can’t watch. LOVE THIS! Things …

What to do if you’re sick | 3/27/2020

By e-Patient Dave 2 Comments What to do if you’re sick Summary: This post contains advice from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention), the most credible source I know, for people who can’t yet get the care we’d normally get from our healthcare system. Most predictions say there will be a lot of us in that situation soon if the system gets overwhelmed, and it’s always best to …

My new Swiss cousin. Pancreatic cancer (back when), and mega attitude. | 3/26/2020

By e-Patient Dave Leave a Comment My new Swiss cousin. Pancreatic cancer (back when), and mega attitude. Taking a break from virus news … OMG, yesterday long-time friend Silja Chouquet in Basel shared this TEDx Talk with me: Martin Inderbitzin. 19 minutes. I’m declaring him my newfound Swiss cousin. Now I have to go find him. (I already went to the website he started … I’ll leave that to you …

Latest #COVID19 info from China – live webinar just completed | 3/18/2020

By e-Patient Dave Leave a Comment Latest COVID19 info from China – live webinar just completed This post is for information hogs. If you’ve had enough already about the virus, you’re not like me :-) and you won’t want this post, so move along. :-) Still with us? Good. Yale cardiologist and friend Harlan Krumholz @HMKYale has been live-tweeting notes from a webinar Wednesday morning (US time) from Wuhan, China. Most …

Best thing I’ve seen on #COVID19: @ZDoggMD takes questions from his amazing daughter | 3/15/2020

By e-Patient Dave 7 Comments Best thing I’ve seen on COVID19: @ZDoggMD takes questions from his amazing daughter Zubin Damania MD is a social media / video god – his ZDoggMD site is terrific. He’s snarky and smart. But this time he meets his match: he sat down – live, not edited – and did a 30 minute “ask me anything” with his 12 year old daughter, whose school just got closed for …

A Patient’s View of the Cures Regulations | Wordpress.com | 3/11/2020

… to put patients at their center of their own health care — you are empowered with control over your own health care choices.” Next, let’s stipulate the patient perspective via this video lovingly assembled by e-Patient Dave, Morgan Gleason, and the folks at the Society for Participatory Medicine . In less than 3 minutes, there are 15 patient stories, each with a slightly different take on success. Third, allow me to …