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CanBiotech Inc.said 7 days ago

Reflecting on our Larger Purpose and Needed Human Connections
The uncertainty of tomorrow and when we might begin to re-integrate into our old lives, where routine may have provided a sense of comfort, is only adding to our anxiety. How might we move beyond this uncertainty to chart a brighter and clearer future for ourselves?
Perhaps the answer can be found by first analyzing what has started to change for the better in our lives. 
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CanBiotech Inc.said 12 days ago

Exploring Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Treatment Options with Others Online
Inspire has communities where thousands of patients who have IBD share their experiences with treatment.
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CanBiotech Inc.said 12 days ago

Rethinking the waiting room experience
Phoenix-based Banner Health is taking that step with the launch of a virtual waiting room across its Banner Medical Group practices. Banner Health is using mobile chatbots to help patients remotely complete the paperwork and check-in processes for medical appointments before they step into the clinic.
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CanBiotech Inc.said 5 weeks ago

Understanding the human side of the COVID-19 crisis
Seeking to not only understand the disease, but also consumer questions, concerns, and behaviour.
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CanBiotech Inc.said 5 weeks ago

Converting to Virtual Practices
In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, physician practices are turning to telehealth. Across four primary care practices, this article describe their experiences in trying to become “virtual practices".
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CanBiotech Inc.said 8 weeks ago

Applying the Lessons of the Past to the Challenges of COVID-19: Open-source approaches for the repurposing of existing or failed candidate drugs--Learning from and applying the lessons across diseases

Repurposing has the objective of targeting existing drugs and failed, abandoned, or yet-to-be-pursued clinical candidates to new disease areas. The open-source model permits for the sharing of data, resources, compounds, clinical molecules, small libraries, and screening platforms to…

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CanBiotech Inc.said 2 months ago

Engaging Patients with Facts (our new weekly blog)
  
From my patient experience, I have come to appreciate that patient engagement exists on a spectrum from being informed to being empowered. As we all jointly attempt to socially distance ourselves to protect the vulnerable and our healthcare workers, we may be watching the numbers of newly infected, the number of deaths in our country, and across the world.

Having all of the available facts is important to me.  I have trained to be a researcher.…

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CanBiotech Inc.said 2 months ago

Never has the world needed the #MIT hacking mentality more than right now. Please join the MIT COVID-19 Challenge virtual event, Beat the Pandemic, from April 3 to April 5. In this 48 hour virtual event, we will tackle the most pressing technical, social and financial issues caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. All participants are welcome! https://covid19challenge.mit.edu


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CanBiotech Inc.said 2 months ago

How the Coronavirus Affects Social Determinants of Health
The social determinants of health are quite apparent as public health community work to address coronavirus. Critical is the need to address the disparities for the homeless or whose who are housing insecure, who have limited food security, and who live in rural regions.
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CanBiotech Inc.said 2 months ago

Developing a Coronavirus Treatment Isn’t Enough
India's experience combatting tuberculosis highlights that there are other significant hurdles to overcome.
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Workshop: Engaging the Whole Patient-Walk a Mile in the Patient's Shoes (Coming Soon)

Workshop: Engaging the Whole Patient 


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This course presents an in-depth analysis of the whole patient framework. The course is structured around discussions, reflections and assessments, as well as comparative analysis-- enabling students to both individually and collaboratively discuss engagement strategies across the engagement spectrum for the whole patient. 

Patient case studies will be used to provide opportunities for practical application of the whole patient framework. Stakeholders will “Walk a Mile in the Patient’s Shoes” to gain a holistic sense of patient needs and expectations for engagement and health management—ultimately encouraging the design of health innovation and health service delivery for the whole patient. 


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