Patient Activation

NIH Gives $3.75M for Patient Engagement Plan for Chronic Disease | Patient Engagement HIT | 8/14/2020

Patient Satisfaction News NIH Gives $3.75M for Patient Engagement Plan for Chronic Disease The patient engagement program will focus on patient activation techniques and text message outreach to support chronic disease management. 14, 2020 - A $3.75 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help Michigan State University stand up a patient engagement program aimed at improving medication adherence and chronic disease self-management among individuals with cardiovascular …

Biohaven Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results And Recent Business Developments | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

… a strong pace, despite the difficult circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Early success resulted from pivoting quickly to prioritize virtual channels of engagement to drive health care provider awareness and trial, accelerate patient activation , and establish broad product access at pharmacies. NURTEC ODT’s differentiated clinical profile offers fast pain relief and can return patients to normal function within one hour while delivering sustained efficacy that lasts up to …

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Biohaven Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results And Recent Business Developments - Stockhouse | 8/10/2020

… a strong pace, despite the difficult circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Early success resulted from pivoting quickly to prioritize virtual channels of engagement to drive health care provider awareness and trial, accelerate patient activation , and establish broad product access at pharmacies. NURTEC ODT’s differentiated clinical profile offers fast pain relief and can return patients to normal function within one hour while delivering sustained efficacy that lasts up to …

Effect of Adding Telephone-Based Brief Coaching to an mHealth App (Stay Strong) for Promoting Physical Activity Among Veterans: Randomized Controlled Trial | 8/4/2020

… a model fit using all available data (n=179 for Stay Strong and n=178 for Stay Strong+Coaching ) and adjusting for baseline goal, sex, and operating system type for all outcomes except for patient activation , which relies on n’s listed in the first column for between-group difference and P values. c For between-group difference, adjusted for comparing a family of 3 estimates. ‎ Table 3. Primary outcome …

Rx.Health’s TrialEngage™ Virtual Trial Toolkit is Selected by the American Gastroenterological Association to Speed GI Trials and Create Nationwide Clinical Trial Network | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 7/30/2020

… to support research engagement in registries, virtual trials, care pathways and the collection of real world evidence and digital biomarkers for investigators, Pharma and CROs. It’s proven platform has been shown to have a patient activation rate of 92% and a clinician system usability score of 93%. According to Dr. Gaurav Narang, VP Strategy at Rx.Health, “TrialEngage for patient recruitment and engagement has become even more relevant in the age …

Rx.Health’s TrialEngageâ„ Virtual Trial Toolkit is Selected by the American Gastroenterological Association to Speed GI Trials and Create Nationwide Clinical Trial Network | 7/30/2020

… research engagement in registries, virtual and decentralized trials, care pathways and the collection of real world evidence and digital biomarkers for investigators, Pharma and CROs. It’s proven platform has been shown to have a patient activation rate of 92% and a clinician system usability score of 93%. According to Dr. Gaurav Narang, VP Strategy at Rx.Health, “TrialEngage for patient recruitment and engagement has become even more relevant in the age …

Drug Costs, Patient Activation Spur Foreign Medication Purchase | Patient Engagement HIT | 6/30/2020

Patient Responsibility News Drug Costs, Patient Activation Spur Foreign Medication Purchase Most patients who purchase medications from other countries face high drug costs, are low-income, but have high patient activation. Source: Getty Images By June 30, 2020 - Some 1.5 percent of adult patients regularly taking a prescription medication purchase that medication from somewhere outside the United States, a trend that is largely driven by low-income patients with high …

What Makes a Patient Choose Telehealth Care Access? | Patient Engagement HIT | 6/22/2020

… visit. Patients over age 65, for example, were more likely to want to visit their provider in the office compared to patients ages 18 to 44. READ MORE: UPMC Telehealth After-Visit Summaries Boost Patient Activation Meanwhile, access to technology and other traditional care access barriers increased the odds a patient might opt for telehealth access. Patients who had reliable internet access — as determined by looking at the residential neighborhood …

Diabetic patient assessment of chronic illness care using PACIC+ | 6/16/2020

… patients has been correlated with their QoL. More specifically SF – 36 and PACIC+ scale scores showed a positive and low correlation in several subscales. The total score of PACIC+ scale as well as the Patient activation score were increased in higher scores of vitality ( p  = 0.034 & p  = 0.028 respectively), hence both scores correlate significantly with latter. In addition, Delivery System / Practice Design score was increased in higher scores of mental …

Novartis finds employer support matters when treating migraines | FiercePharma | 6/15/2020

… the Migraine Buddy app offering nurse coaching and support. Another measure of the program’s success was the increase in patient confidence over the course of the study. Novartis saw an increase of 9% in patient activation measure (PAM), a common measurement used in studies to gauge patient knowledge, skill and confidence for self-management. “The study confirms the high burden of people living and working with migraine but also demonstrates …

Ep. 006 – Mark Stinson & Bob Baurys Podcast Transcript | 6/8/2020

Ep. 006 – Mark Stinson & Bob Baurys Podcast Transcript By Viber Don (PMN): Hi good morning everyone, welcome to the pharma marketing podcast. I’m your host Don Langsdorf and I am here today with Bob Baurys and Mark Stinson from 83Bar and also the authors of patient activation . Bob and Mark thanks for joining us today. Bob (83Bar): Great to be here. Mark (83Bar): Yea thank you Don (PMN): Wonderful. I …

Continuity of Care | 4/25/2020

… Patient’s continuity of care A patient’s continuity of care involves maintaining a relationship with a healthcare provider. Practitioners can improve patient experience and health outcomes with effective secure patient outreach which leads to successful patient activation . Evidence suggests that continuity of care for patients with chronic conditions prevents hospitalizations , reduces health care costs , and may prolong life . Because patients are most likely to have longitudinal relationships with their pediatricians, family …

Patients’ Use of Social Media for Diabetes Self-Care: Systematic Review | 4/24/2020

… individuals with diabetes leads to learning pertinent information and thereby is associated with lower HbA 1c values [ 44 ]. Behavioral Outcomes Magnezi et al [ 43 ] and Grosberg et al [ 45 ], in 2 separate studies, evaluated patient activation (defined as a patient’s level of active participation in his or her health care) with chronic care management as a result of using social media. In particular, they examined the use of an online …

Patient engagement impact on outcomes with upper limb fractures | 4/15/2020

… Ring, Stephen Gwilym The Bone & Joint JournalVol. 102-B, No. 1 Aims Patient engagement in adaptive health behaviours and interactions with their healthcare ecosystem can be measured using self-reported instruments, such as the Patient Activation Measure (PAM-13) and the Effective Consumer Scale (ECS-17). Few studies have investigated the influence of patient engagement on limitations (patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs)) and patient-reported experience measures (PREMs). First, we …

Webinar: GP surgeries and hospital programs successfully using the Patient Activation Measure (PAM) | 4/14/2020

Webinar: GP surgeries and hospital programs successfully using the Patient Activation Measure (PAM) 03 June 2020 12:30pm to 03 June 2020 01:30pm The Australian Health Care invites you to join us for an engaging free webinar hosted by Associate Professor Michael Greco of Griffith University and CEO of Patient Opinion Australia featuring practical case study examples of health care services that have successfully implemented Patient Activation Measures (PAMs). Patient Activation …

Supporting patients with long‐term conditions in the community: Evaluation of the Greater Manchester Community Pharmacy Care Plan Service | 4/14/2020

… achieve health goals and better self‐management of their long‐term conditions. The service ran between February and December 2017. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of the service on patient activation , as measured by the PAM measure (primary outcome). Secondary outcomes included quality of life (EQ‐5D‐5L, EQ‐VAS), medication adherence (MARS‐5), NHS resource use and costs, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, HDL …

Activating primary care COPD patients with multi-morbidity through tailored self-management support | 4/3/2020

… of multi-morbidity, based on the Health Belief Model, was tailored and delivered to participants by general practice nurses in face-to-face sessions. At 6 months’ follow-up, there was significant improvement in patient activation ( p  0.001), COPD-related quality of life ( p  = 0.012), COPD knowledge ( p  0.001) and inhaler device technique ( p  = 0.001), with no significant change in perception of multi-morbidity ( p  = 0.822) or COPD-related multi …

Proactive and Integrated Management and Empowerment in Parkinson’s Disease: Designing a New Model of Care | 3/30/2020

… outcomes, including being more likely to adopt healthy behaviours and attend available screening programmes, leading to improved mood and reduced rates of hospitalisation [ 12 ]. Amongst a group of patients with PD who completed the Patient Activation Measure, 42% scored as either “disengaged and overwhelmed” or “becoming aware but still struggling” [ 13 ], suggesting there is much scope to improve involvement and empowerment for people with PD. A framework on which to …

Protocol for a feasibility study of OnTrack: a digital system for upper limb rehabilitation after stroke | BMJ | 3/23/2020

… qualified member of the research team to identify an appropriate primary outcome, and to estimate parameters for a sample size calculation for an RCT ( table 1 ). The outcome measures and assessments are listed next. Patient activation Patient activation is a concept recognised by the NHS that describes the knowledge, skills and confidence a person has in managing their own health and healthcare. 24 This will be measured using the Patient …

Personal decision support for survivor engagement: formulation and feasibility evaluation of a conceptual framework for implementing online cancer survivorship care plans | 3/23/2020

… an active role in managing their own health, thereby improving their self-management skills, confidence, and knowledge of their health condition. Since survivors have significantly less interaction with clinicians after completing initial cancer treatment, patient activation acknowledges that patients are responsible for managing their own health condition in the vast majority of time in between clinic visits, and that patients routinely make decisions that impact their health condition [ 28 ]. The …

Health Vector and Primetime Medical Software Forge Partnership to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 3/18/2020

… symptoms and travel history for risk factors and triage suspected COVID-19 cases. The landmark partnership aims to redefine the way users interact with clinicians and coaches, address key engagement challenges and spark true patient activation , grounded in four core capabilities: Appropriate utilization of healthcare Effective behavioral change Action analytics and insights The Health Vector unified solution is a patient decision support system that meets users where they are and …

Health Vector and Primetime Medical Software Forge Partnership to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic | Benzinga | 3/18/2020

… symptoms and travel history for risk factors and triage suspected COVID-19 cases. The landmark partnership aims to redefine the way users interact with clinicians and coaches, address key engagement challenges and spark true patient activation , grounded in four core capabilities: Appropriate utilization of healthcare Relevant patient-clinician communication Effective behavioral change Action analytics and insights The Health Vector unified solution is a patient decision support system that meets users …

Patient activation reduces glycemic levels in type 2 diabetes | 3/17/2020

… among patients with type 2 diabetes, researchers reported. Patient activation “differs from patient education in that patient education often refers to providing information to the patient by health professionals in a passive way, whereas patient activation refers to increasing patient’s knowledge and confidence and facilitates skills building where the patient plays an active role in decision-making ,” Nasser Almutairi, MBBS, MPH , of the School of Health and Society at the …

Upgrading Care Delivery: 4 Patient Activation Strategies to Note | Medium | 3/12/2020

… at times, they are now not in a position to produce great viable results. Patients should be stimulated to take part in their very own care in order for fitness offerings to be effective. Patient activation is a key thing in treatment. When sufferers control their very own health, they will acquire universal wellness. Here is how healthcare companies can enhance affected person activation. MD Tech Review A knowledge network …

Homegrown care coordination helps Equality Health treat uncontrolled diabetes | Healthcare IT News | 11/27/2019

… the care team and providers the patients who are prioritized at risk for frequent use of the emergency department; at highest risk of hospitalization; and/or overdue for a diabetes test or medication refill. Patient activation begins. Patients are contacted in a variety of ways, including bilingual and culturally relevant messages that educate and encourage members on the importance of getting in touch with their care manager. Those who respond …

Digital Health

83bar Further Expands Global Patient Activation Capabilities | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 11/12/2019

patient activation capabilities in Europe, through a combination of strategic partnerships and management assignments. According to Bob Baurys, CEO of 83bar, the company will provide clinical study enrollment and patient recruitment services through the 83bar contact center. This is in addition to the company doubling capacity of its clinical contact center with additional nurses in the United States. 83bar has created a fully integrated digital health technology and concierge platform …

Digital Health Technology

83bar Further Expands Global Patient Activation Capabilities | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 11/12/2019

patient activation capabilities in Europe, through a combination of strategic partnerships and management assignments. According to Bob Baurys, CEO of 83bar, the company will provide clinical study enrollment and patient recruitment services through the 83bar contact center. This is in addition to the company doubling capacity of its clinical contact center with additional nurses in the United States. 83bar has created a fully integrated digital health technology and concierge platform …

Medical Education

In the room where it happens: do physicians need feedback on their real-world communication skills? | BMJ | 11/8/2019

… interim’ outcomes critical to patient safety. This accumulation of evidence provides even clearer targets for the education of physicians. Our medical education research group has called for the identification and definition of Educationally Sensitive Patient … facilitates trust, shared understanding, accurate information gathering and most importantly patient activation—patients who are empowered to and engaged in actively managing their health. 6 9 Our work, using standardised performance-based assessment of medical …

Medical Training

In the room where it happens: do physicians need feedback on their real-world communication skills? | BMJ | 11/8/2019

… in patient education. It is effective in creating dialogue that facilitates trust, shared understanding, accurate information gathering and most importantly patient activation—patients who are empowered to and engaged in actively managing their health. 6 … atmosphere of actual practice during the early years of postgraduate medical training residency (ie, postgraduate years 1 and 2 in North America, and foundation years 1 and 2 in the UK). 11 And while the …

Patient Safety

In the room where it happens: do physicians need feedback on their real-world communication skills? | BMJ | 11/8/2019

… analysis to explore how misalignment and misunderstanding in the doctor–patient interaction can lead to negative ‘interim’ outcomes critical to patient safety. This accumulation of evidence provides even clearer targets for the education of physicians … facilitates trust, shared understanding, accurate information gathering and most importantly patient activation—patients who are empowered to and engaged in actively managing their health. 6 9 Our work, using standardised performance-based assessment of medical …

Patient Satisfaction

Patient Experience Grant and Scholar Program Recipients Announced by The Beryl Institute | PRWeb | 10/29/2019

… patient satisfaction, trainee satisfaction, and patient activation. - Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC Patients and Families: How can we build capacity among staff to seek experience feedback, use the data to inform improvement opportunities, and collaborate to arrive at solutions? - Hamilton Health, St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada Now in its tenth year, the Patient Experience Scholar Program also supports individual doctoral students exploring patient experience related topics from disciplines …

Mental Health

Forging & Maintaining a Therapeutic Alliance with Difficult Patients | 10/18/2019

… Because we, as rheumatologists, are in the unusual spot of being deeply invested in virtually every aspect of physical and mental health without actually being primary care providers, we have to carefully and relentlessly hone … of satisfaction while in the clinic. This can lead to patient activation, as well as better adherence, health and well-being. Individual strategies to achieve strong therapeutic alliances vary and are dictated by a number …

Medication Adherence

Maryland Pharmacy School Embraces mHealth for Medication Adherence | mHealth Intelligence | 10/16/2019

… University of Maryland School of Pharmacy will be using emocha Mobile Health’s mHealth platform to help providers and insurers manage medication adherence among patients and members. Source: ThinkStock By October 16, 2019 - The University of … progress. Dig Deeper Ochsner’s Telehealth Chief Discusses The Power of Patient Activation The school will make the service available to hospitals, health systems and payers “with the goal to increase medication adherence, address medication related …

Patient Management

Multimorbidity of chronic non-communicable diseases and its models of care in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review protocol | BMJ | 10/16/2019

… the patient-centred medical homes, 42 the Salford Integrated Care Programme, 43 the whole system intervention (CARE Plus) 44 and patient activation system 45 were reported to be effective in improving outcomes of patients with … of multimorbidity care include design of care, patient care management, patient management, primary healthcare, model of care, patient care, progressive patient care, patient care team, patient care planning, continuity of patient care and comorbidity or …

Telehealth

Maryland Pharmacy School Embraces mHealth for Medication Adherence | mHealth Intelligence | 10/16/2019

telehealth platform enables care providers to monitor medication adherence, in terms of both what drugs are taken and when. Through the mHealth app, patients can also report side effects, receive reminders to take their medications, access additional resources and collaborate with care providers on care management and treatment progress. Dig Deeper Ochsner’s Telehealth Chief Discusses The Power of Patient Activation The school will make the service available to hospitals, health …

Patient Engagement

NQF Publishes Guide on Shared Decision-Making in Kidney Disease | Patient Engagement HIT | 10/10/2019

… take action, reduce knowledge gaps and empower patients in important care decisions.” The playbook, which NQF developed using input from patient engagement experts and patients themselves, outlines strategies different provider stakeholders can use to drive … time during appointments and a murky idea of what constitutes patient activation in decision-making as barriers keeping some providers from engaging in the practice. But in 2018, NQF established shared decision-making as one …

Chronic Disease Management

The Study Protocol of the EMPOWER-SUSTAIN Project | 10/9/2019

Intervention/treatment Experimental: The EMPOWER-SUSTAIN e-Health Intervention The EMPOWER-SUSTAIN intervention is a multifaceted chronic disease management strategies based on the Chronic Care Model (CCM) and persuasive technology (PT) theory. It consists of … on chronic care model and persuasive technology theory to improve patient activation and self-management behaviours among patients with metabolic syndrome. No Intervention: Control The control group will continue to receive usual care at the …

Home Health

True Nature Holding Announces New Board Member and CEO | Globe Newswire | 10/7/2019

… home health, Medicare & Medicaid payers, hospitals, and ACOs. While VP of Insignia Health he grew their business internationally and domestically providing population health engagement via their validated program (Patient Activation Measure, PAM) and SaaS-based population health-coaching. He led strategic planning and sales at American Telecare, an innovator of telemedicine enabled clinical services and medical devices that improve cost and quality. He was VP at Ubiquio Corporation, Inc., an …

Population Health

Improving patient outcomes following total joint arthroplasty: is there an app for that? | BMJ | 9/19/2019

checklists Patient activation, defined as an individual’s knowledge, skill and confidence in managing their health and healthcare, is recognised as a critical aspect of high-quality, patient-centred and safe healthcare. 1 In 2004, Judith … the potential to reduce healthcare costs, optimise healthcare utilisation, enhance population health by encouraging healthy behaviours and improve patient outcomes and satisfaction. 3–5 Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) represents an important opportunity to study the …

Medicaid

The Patient Activation Measure® (PAM®) Assessment to be Incorporated into Select CMS Alternative Payment Models | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 9/17/2019

APM Model Awardees to Utilize PAM to Measure Performance and Strengthen Patient Support PORTLAND, Ore. - Sept. 17, 2019 - PRLog – Insignia Health has been awarded a contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to incorporate the Patient Activation Measure ® (PAM ® ), plus a host of integrated solutions and services, to support up to five million beneficiaries. As authorized by the Affordable Care Act, the Center for Medicare Medicaid Innovation …

Medicare

The Patient Activation Measure® (PAM®) Assessment to be Incorporated into Select CMS Alternative Payment Models | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 9/17/2019

APM Model Awardees to Utilize PAM to Measure Performance and Strengthen Patient Support PORTLAND, Ore. - Sept. 17, 2019 - PRLog – Insignia Health has been awarded a contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to incorporate the Patient Activation Measure ® (PAM ® ), plus a host of integrated solutions and services, to support up to five million beneficiaries. As authorized by the Affordable Care Act, the Center for Medicare Medicaid Innovation …

Health Management

Hummingbird Study: a study protocol for a multicentre exploratory trial to assess the acceptance and performance of a digital medicine system in adults with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or first-episode psychosis | BMJ | 6/28/2019

… figure 3 ). Personal and social functioning as assessed using the Personal and Social Performance Scale (see online supplementary figure 4 ). Patient activation as assessed using the Patient Activation Measure-Mental Health Scale (see online supplementary … health technology, 29 and the use of mobile devices for health management is viewed by patients as normalised and non-stigmatising. 30 The integrated DMS described here was developed to leverage the advantages of digital …

ACO

The “Amazon” Approach to Patient Activation in Social Networks | FiercePharma | 6/24/2019

By Eric Peacock, cofounder and CEO of MyHealthTeams What if Amazon was in charge of patient activation? Data-driven, consumer-friendly recommendations would present themselves to patients right when they need it. Some pharma marketers are already doing this today, leveraging social networks to proactively address patient needs. Here’s the formula for how they are doing it. Understand the Real-World Patient Experience While doctor-patient conversations typically focus on …