Microblogs: Patient Engagement
Chief Nursing Officer Summit
January 21 2021
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Creating a Good Life within the Boundaries of our Planet
Thinking about our choices and responsibilities to our planet and others. Assessing the positive impacts from living sustainability to our own lives.
Re-Designing Healthcare through the Len of Empathy and Human Centered Design
Chief Innovation Officer Chris Waugh is using creative innovation approaches to redesign the healthcare system to respond emotionally and holistically to its patients.
Rethinking and Redesigning our Food Systems
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IDEO’s Food team uses design to connect, support, and enable leaders and organizations committed to solving the toughest problems across the food system.
Patients are the Purpose
That was the resounding message of Day 1 of BIO’s Patient and Health Advocacy Digital Summit. Three takeaways that emerged include:
Trust is essential
Lessons from COVID-19 can improve outcomes for all patients.
The industry “should look like our nation
Women and their Heathcare Needs
While progress has been made in improving women’s health in areas such as birth control, osteoporosis, and breast cancer, we still need to address other areas of disease as well as social, economic, and geographic determinants that present barriers to improving women’s health.
Engaging the Whole Patient: Screening Patients for Social Determinants of Health
RWJBarnabas Health's Health Beyond the Hospital initiative aims to be the first universal screening program for social determinants of health, such as healthy eating options, safe living conditions and transportation.“What defines our health is so much greater than genetics or clinical care; 80% of all health outcomes are due to social, behavioral, and environmental factors that are the social determinants of health,” said Barry Ostrowsky, president and CEO of RWJBarnabas Health, in a statement. "The timely interventions made possible by Health Beyond the Hospital will create a spiral that will positively impact the well-being of our patients and all of those caring for patients across our community.” Read More...
Understanding Me as a Whole Patient
I have trained to be a researcher. To methodically seek out the answers to research questions, to be objective, to be analytical, and to base my conclusions on scientific evidence. Unexpectedly, four years ago, I was required to change hats-from scientific researcher to that of patient. The transition was difficult for a number of reasons. I have always been the person in my family to whom others turn to for health advice. Being organized, planning in advance, and enabling others is a critical role for me. Additionally, my sense of control comes from being informed. Having all of the available facts is important to me.