Patient Empowerment

The National Infusion Center Association (NICA) Is Now a Trade Association; New Public Charity Dedicated to Patient Empowerment, Education, and Advocacy is Born | PRWeb | 10/19/2020

The National Infusion Center Association (NICA) Is Now a Trade Association; New Public Charity Dedicated to Patient Empowerment, Education, and Advocacy is Born Share Article The National Infusion Center Association (NICA) is now a trade association. AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) October 19, 2020 Since 2010, the National Infusion Center Association (NICA) has been the leading voice for access to infusion therapies. Today marks a historic day for provider-administered medication stakeholders …

Orexo and Lyfebulb Announce the Winner of the 2020 Innovation Challenge in Substance Use Disorders | PR Newswire | 10/16/2020

UPPSALA, Sweden and NEW YORK Orexo, a Swedish pharmaceutical company focused on improved pharmaceuticals and digital therapies, and Lyfebulb, a patient empowerment platform, announced that Rohan Dixit of Lief Therapeutics was chosen as the winner of the Lyfebulb and Orexo Innovation Challenge: Solutions for Substance Use Disorders. Lief Therapeutics has developed a wearable device that helps reduce stress and anxiety in real time using heart rate variability biofeedback training. The …

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LVMAC Tidbit: Chamber stages Employer Seminars to encourage Veteran hiring | Wordpress.com | 10/11/2020

… groups of 6-9 patients on 13 occasions over 1 year. Controls received home-sent patient information on 11 occasions during the study year. br/ Result(s): At one-year follow-up, the primary outcome, patient empowerment , did not significantly differ between the experimental group and controls. We found no significant differences between the groups regarding the secondary outcomes e.g. self-efficacy, although we found significant differences for body mass index …

Countries worldwide share perspectives on pandemic-era digital innovation | Healthcare IT News | 9/7/2020

… do the best they can. And that’s why organisations like GDHP are so important. It’s a wonderful example of an open, transparent sharing of government knowledge and insights about what’s good for patient safety, patient empowerment and ensuring health for all.” For his part, Eccles echoed her comments, noting that COVID-19 has forced a “a different approach to digital,” at NHS, “and at a pace we had never previously …

Genome | Why Is This $99 Home DNA Kit Causing Such an Uproar? | 9/6/2020

… to protect consumers from misinformation about their health, or from having access to information they won’t fully understand. But others see these moves by the FDA as a rebuke of the current movement toward patient empowerment and the democratization of healthcare — a rebuke that may grow in scope this year. Or, as Nick Gillespie, editor of libertarian website Reason.com, bluntly put it: “When it comes to learning about your own …

Registered Nurse RN Cardiology Medical CTR WellMed San Antonio TX - UnitedHealth Group - San Antonio, TX | 9/2/2020

… teaching related to the Chronic Care, Heart Failure, and Ischemic Heart Disease. The Cardiology RN works in conjunction with the Cardiology team, providers, clinic staff and primary care physicians. This position assists in providing patient empowerment through the use of motivational interviewing skills, problem solving and self-management goal setting. Primary Responsibilities: Works with the providers and clinic staff to identify patients with Heart failure, IHD and ensures clinical guidelines …

Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN LPN Coordinator Pecan Valley WellMed San Antonio TX - UnitedHealth Group - San Antonio, TX | 9/2/2020

… you bring to achieve your life’s best work. (sm) The Healthcare Coordinator is responsible for successfully supporting patients with stable chronic health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Coordinator assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. The Healthcare Coordinator interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses …

Orexo and Lyfebulb Announce the Finalists and Jury for the 2020 Innovation Challenge in Substance Use Disorders | PR Newswire | 9/1/2020

UPPSALA, Sweden and NEW YORK Orexo, a Swedish pharmaceutical company focused on improved pharmaceuticals and digital therapies, and Lyfebulb, a patient empowerment platform, announced the 10 Patient Entrepreneurs selected as finalists for the Lyfebulb and Orexo Innovation Challenge in substance use disorders. Motivated by personal connections to addiction and co-morbidities, the following finalists represent companies with unique solutions that address unmet needs afflicting patients and support partners in the …

Orexo and Lyfebulb Announce the Finalists and Jury for the 2020 Innovation Challenge in Substance Use Disorders | Benzinga | 9/1/2020

UPPSALA, Sweden and NEW YORK , Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Orexo, a Swedish pharmaceutical company focused on improved pharmaceuticals and digital therapies, and Lyfebulb, a patient empowerment platform, announced the 10 Patient Entrepreneurs selected as finalists for the Lyfebulb and Orexo Innovation Challenge in substance use disorders. Motivated by personal connections to addiction and co-morbidities, the following finalists represent companies with unique solutions that address unmet needs afflicting patients and …

Orexo and Lyfebulb Announce the Finalists and Jury for the 2020 Innovation Challenge in Substance Use Disorders | BioSpace | 9/1/2020

UPPSALA, Sweden and NEW YORK , Sept. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Orexo AB a Swedish pharmaceutical company focused on improved pharmaceuticals and digital therapies, and Lyfebulb, a patient empowerment platform, announced the 10 Patient Entrepreneurs selected as finalists for the Lyfebulb and Orexo Innovation Challenge in substance use disorders. Motivated by personal connections to addiction and co-morbidities, the following finalists represent companies with unique solutions that address unmet needs afflicting patients …

WellMed LVN Case Manager Brownsville - UnitedHealth Group - Brownsville, TX | 8/30/2020

… the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm) The LVN Case Manager is responsible for successfully supporting patients with stable chronic health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. Assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. Interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists …

Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN/LPN Healthcare Coordinator Leon Valley WellMed San Antonio TX - UnitedHealth Group - San Antonio, TX | 8/29/2020

… you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm) The Healthcare Coordinator is responsible for successfully supporting patients with stable chronic health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Coordinator assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. The Healthcare Coordinator interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses …

Cerner, Amazon Deal Taps Wearables, Patient-Generated Health Data | Patient Engagement HIT | 8/28/2020

… the wearable flow through the AWS Cloud and into the Cerner EHR and other Cerner technologies, like the HealtheLife patient portal. This partnership comes as both Cerner and Amazon recognize the changing tide in patient empowerment , as more patients play a role in their care and become interested in their own medical data, the two companies said. Dig Deeper Wearable Adoption Must Turn Focus on Chronic Illness Populations “The health …

An Image-Based Mobile Health App for Postdrainage Monitoring: Usability Study | 8/28/2020

… accurate as the conventional method of manual recording [ 51 , 52 ]. Another survey of 108 health care personnel showed a high level of acceptance (84.3%) of app-assisted recording [ 53 ]. Digital medicine is unstoppable, and patient empowerment plays a new and growing role in disease management. With support from both patients and health providers, we can determine the impact of mHealth on the postprocedural care of surgical drains. In contrast to …

Women with Bleeding Disorders: How to Be Your Own Best Patient Advocate | 8/28/2020

… gender, racial, ethnic and religious biases often make it difficult for female patients to be fully heard, says Christie VanHorne, MEd, MPH, a public health consultant based in Poughkeepsie, New York, who specializes in patient empowerment and in women with bleeding disorders. “Bias in healthcare presents itself when women and those from marginalized groups are ignored, misdiagnosed, dismissed or are the recipients of systemic bias within the healthcare system,” says …

Information and Communications Technology–Based Interventions Targeting Patient Empowerment: Framework Development | 8/26/2020

… represents the integration of the PEM empowerment conceptualization and empowerment characteristics ( Figure 1 ) into the interventional framework and was developed based on the identified specific requirements for an ICT intervention and evaluation specific to patient empowerment targeting. The core patient empowerment characteristics described by PEM correspond to the conceptual aims for the intervention regarding both its targeted design and evaluation. At this stage, at least one or possibly several internal …

Fuel Your Brain with the Right Foods | 8/26/2020

… health, even though we talk about the compounds in food — omega-3 fats, b-vitamins, magnesium — a lot. Things really shifted for Dr. Drew Ramsey when he realized food presented an incredible opportunity for patient empowerment and added a delicious method in his clinical toolbox, along with psychotherapy, medications, and other lifestyle interventions such as exercise, to help people. In Eat Complete: The 21 Nutrients That Fuel Brainpower, Boost Weight …

Industry Voices—Interoperability can cut health costs by $30B. But this needs to happen first | FierceHealthcare | 8/25/2020

… as a whole will be realized. Below we outline three patient-focused concepts providers and insurers can incorporate in an interoperability implementation strategy to ensure shared decision-making with patients is accomplished. 1. Enable patient empowerment through effective communication of health information A consumer healthcare study found that 69% of patients surveyed don’t feel empowered to control their healthcare journeys. Empowering patients requires making information both accessible and comprehensible. Access …

Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN LPN Coordinator Crockett Park WellMed San Antonio TX - UnitedHealth Group - San Antonio, TX | 8/24/2020

… you bring to achieve your life’s best work. (sm) The Healthcare Coordinator is responsible for successfully supporting patients with stable chronic health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Coordinator assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. The Healthcare Coordinator interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses …

Registered Nurse RN Healthcare Manager General Mc Mullen WellMed San Antonio TX - UnitedHealth Group - San Antonio, TX | 8/24/2020

… you bring to achieve your life’s best work. (sm) The Healthcare Manager is responsible for successfully supporting patients with high risk health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Manager assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. The Healthcare Manager interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses …

RN Healthcare Manager Loma del Dur Clinic El Paso TX - UnitedHealth Group - El Paso, TX | 8/21/2020

… Group El Paso, Texas, United States 20 hours ago The Healthcare Manager is responsible for successfully supporting patients with high risk health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Manager assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. The Healthcare Manager interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses …

Is there a bright future for telemedicine in a post-Covid world? | 8/18/2020

… remote health services. More people than ever before are speaking to their doctor using video conferencing technology using their home broadband connection. “Telemedicine offers patients better access to care, improved health outcomes and increased patient empowerment ,” says director of thematic analysis at GlobalData, Kathryn Whitney. “For healthcare professionals, it allows high-risk patients to be monitored and treated more easily, as well as improving efficiency and work-life balance.” For …

How Technology is Improving Mental Health Care | 8/18/2020

… also about mental, emotional, and social wellbeing. Unfortunately, for the millions who suffer with mental illness, that sense of peace and wellness has been elusive. Today’s medical technology, however, is starting to change that. Patient Empowerment One of the greatest challenges facing the healthcare industry today is the significant information asymmetry through which it operates. It’s one of the few service industries, in other words, in which the service has …

Interoperability for improved care coordination amid COVID 19 | Healthcare IT News | 8/17/2020

How healthcare providers can leverage interoperability across the care continuum for improved care coordination and patient empowerment . August 17, 2020 11:46 AM COVID-19 has brought up the issue of fragmented health information again, making interoperability of health data paramount. Therefore, there could have been no better time for the interoperability and patient access rule . The rule helps improve the decision-making process for physicians and health systems by connecting …

Health Matters: Should you trust the online ratings of doctors? | 8/16/2020

… patients said they’d decide whether to seek care with a doctor solely based on positive or negative online reviews. Insurance companies are even incorporating consumer ratings into their provider directories. While the movement signifies patient empowerment and self-determination, there are reasons to take the “electronic word of mouth” with a grain of salt. Small sample size A hair dryer on Amazon may have thousands of reviews that’re aggregated into …