Improving Health Outcomes and Patient Experience

Digital health tools are beneficial because they allow the patient for one to see what they have done where their help started, how it has improved, or what things they can do to kind of move in the right direction.

Health Information Technology & Patient Participation | David Harlow, JD, MPH

<br /> About the Expert: David Harlow JD MPH, Healthcare Compliance Counsel at Insulet Corporation David Harlow is a seasoned …

Improving Health Outcomes: Health Literacy + Communication | Earnest Simpkins

When it comes to health care outcomes, I can put it into maybe two umbrellas. The first one is internal communication. I think that is extremely important, especially in health care systems, that number one, we make the un-discussable discussable.

Addressing Womens Health with Tech | Estrella Jaramillo

Maternal mortality rates in the United States is a crisis, the numbers are just not acceptable. With innovation and technology, we can help predict cases in where there is an increased risk of a complication during birth.

Patient Advocate Dima Hendricks A Sickle Cell Survivor, Shares Her Story with Racial Bias in Medicine

Black Americans are systematically under-treated for pain relative to white Americans and women are less likely to be believed about their pain symptoms in comparison to their male counterparts.

Amplifying the Voice of Chronically ill Patients Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

25 – 30 million people in the United States, 30 million people in the European Union, have been diagnosed with a Rare Disease. During this time we ask that you help patients living with chronic illnesses by adhering to public health officials recommendations.

Combating Fear Spread Through The Media During COVID-19 Pandemic

The media plays a critical role in communication during times of crisis, disaster, and emergencies, broadcasting information to those who need it most.

Cystic Fibrosis Patients and COVID-19: Why Social Distancing is Critical

There are roughly 30,000 people living in the United States with Cystic Fibrosis. A Chronic disease caused by CFTR gene mutation. This mutation impacts the way protein is made in the body leading to inefficient salt transport over the cell membrane resulting in the buildup of sticky, thick mucus in different tissues and organs. 

Provoking Change, Promoting Better Care | Michael Millenson

You can’t treat healthcare like it’s an industry, it’s not that.  You absolutely have to have the right financial incentives which are just as important as not forgetting to appeal to people’s sense of mission.

Navigating COVID-19 as a Chronically ill Patient | Ash Canty

When there are any power dynamics or things that feel uncomfortable, it creates a unhealthy situation and a scary one that doesn’t feel good. I have had a lot of experiences with doctors who were white and who were dismissive of what I was saying.

Addressing the Needs of Underserved Communities Amid COVID-19 | Deborah Jean Parsons, Ph.D.

The United States spends more money than any country across this globe on healthcare and we do not get the same health outcomes. We do not have a healthcare system that it works the same for everybody.

Navigating COVID19 As A Lupus Warrior of 20+ Years

My doctors and I talk a lot when I see them, we have a conversation and, I’m grateful for this. Because, before I went into kidney failure I didn’t have great doctors, they were horrible doctors.

Empowering Chronic Illness Communities, COVID19

Everyone has a complete spectrum of ways that illness can impact their life but continuing to see the good in every day, celebrating the successes whether they are incredibly small or big is incredibly important.

Patient advocacy in healthcare settings during COVID19 and beyond

When it comes to medications, a lot of the manufacturers have discounts that they can provide you. Call the billing department. Ask if there is something that you can work out, or are other resources that you can utilize to help pay the bill.

Treating Patients with Empathy Amid COVID19 | Christine Von Raesfeld

Christine’s drive to make lives better for patients has been nationally recognized. In 2019, she spoke on stage at the Startup Health Festival as an invited guest of Sanguine Biosciences.