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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

Application to ENGAGE-TB Regional Workshop (Latin America and the Caribbean)

Daniel Bernal - Aug. 7, 2019
Partners in Health together with the TB Coalition of the Americas are pleased to invite members of the Civil Society from El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico to apply to participate in the 1st Regional ...
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Advocacy & Education Caribbean Citizen engagement Civil Society Conferences El Salvador Guatemala Latin America Mexico Patient Engagement Program Management Provider Engagement Training workshop
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

What practical examples can you share - Peer to Peer Support

Thomas Bauer - March 28, 2017
A few years ago I lost over 190 pounds..... As part of this journey I belonged to a virtual group of over 1000 people who had had a gastric sleeve procedure. I was surprised when I asked the communit...
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CHWs clinical care health outcomes Patient Centered Medical Homes Patient Engagement Patient Mentor Peer to peer support Rural settings Urban Settings
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Pokémon a possible solution to patient education and activation?

Thomas Bauer - Aug. 3, 2016
Pokémon has millions of individuals across the world up, active and engaged in the game. Can this type of technology help individuals successful learn about their health conditions, engage and rewar...
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CHWs Global population health motivation Obesity patient activation Patient Centered Medical Homes Patient Education Patient Engagement Payment Models Rural settings
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

First Mile Discovery Challenge

Jason Harlow - Aug. 3, 2016
MGH Global Health, the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech), and GE Sustainable Healthcare Solutions are excited to announce the First Mile Discovery Challenge. This initiative aim...
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healthcare innovation Medical technology medtech innovation Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement primary care primary health care Publications and Announcements Systems Innovations Technology
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Health Literacy and Severe Mental Illness

Timothy Kariotis - June 28, 2016
Hello Everyone, My name is Timothy, I am a postgraduate Public Health and Psychology student based in Australia. I was just reading through a previous panel on health literacy and engagement, a...
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Health Literacy Patient Engagement Severe Mental Illness
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Improving access of quality vetted health information......

Thomas Bauer - May 24, 2016
According to the CDC, 74% of all U.S. adults use the Internet, and 61% have looked for health or medical information on the Internet. Additionally, 49% have accessed a website that provides informatio...
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clinical outcomes Health Literacy health outcomes low health literacy patient empowerment Patient Engagement
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Wearables, Apps, Patient Portals....oh my...

Thomas Bauer - April 21, 2016
The explosion of technology that measure, monitor and inform individuals about their health status continues to explode. Are these devices accurate, how do they integrate into the EMR and the plan of...
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clinical education health outcomes mobile technology patient empowerment Patient Engagement
[ARCHIVED] Quality & Safety

Can Parents Help Identify Error in Their Children's Care?

William Martinez - March 29, 2016
Study in JAMA Pediatrics had a prospective cohort of parent(s) report any errors in the care of their hospitalized child. 1 in 11 families (of 471 families enrolled in study) reported that their chi...
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Adverse events medical errors Patient Engagement reporting
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Help with job search

Ade Yahya - Feb. 3, 2016
Greetings, Before I begin I would like to apologise for this off topic discussion. I need the help of this community. I am a recent graduate with a Master in International Health Management and I am ...
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administrative health and human rights Human resources for health Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement Payment Innovations Technology
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“Diabetes does not need to be serious, if you treat it with respect”

Thomas Bauer - Jan. 4, 2016
Over the holidays I watched a series (Wallander) from Sweden in which the detective is diagnosed with diabetes. His doctor used the phrase “Diabetes does not need to be serious, if you treat it wit...
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Diabetes low health literacy Patient Engagement
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Grand Challenges in TB Control

jayanth devasundaram - Dec. 9, 2015
Friends, those of you interested in TB control or know anyone or entities interested in this, please circulate this grant funding opportunity: http://www.gc-tbc.com/img/GC-TBC_ProgramOverview.pdf Gra...
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Advocacy and Funding for TB IC Anti TB controversial issues in MDR-TB management Global TB Alliance implementation Managing TB Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement Systems Innovations Technology
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Question: Example of mHealth Research Proposal

Yudha Saputra - Sept. 27, 2015
Dear colleagues, I'm planning on developing a mobile health that can engaged community health worker to join improving their current health status and lightening their health problem. I would like ...
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Community Health Worker mhealth Patient Engagement research proposal Technology
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Launching of mHealth Assessment and Planning Scale (MAPS) Toolkit

Yudha Saputra - Sept. 24, 2015
Dear colleagues, Just a few hours ago, launching of mHealth Assessment and Planning Scale (MAPS) Toolkit was held by UN Foundation. I already ask for permission to share the form where it linked t...
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events Guidelines implementation mhealth Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement Payment Innovations Publications and Announcements Scale Systems Innovations Technology toolkit
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Improving Health Globally - Fall 2015 UCSF Training Opportunity

Manisha Singh - July 27, 2015
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Global Health Bootcamp September 30th - October 3rd University of California, San Francisco Converting Passion to Action! The Global Health Bootcamp is an interdi...
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events implementation Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement Publications and Announcements Systems Innovations
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

The term non-adherence is rather parental in nature maybe a part of the problem

Thomas Bauer - June 26, 2015
The term non-adherence is rather parental in nature…. Perhaps the question is better stated “ how do we help our patients reach their goals of care?" Behavioral Health has a long history of usi...
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health care costs Motivational interviewing Patient Engagement population health Shared decision making
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Are games a potential resource to address low health literacy?

Thomas Bauer - June 23, 2015
Is gamification of complex medical conditions and testing a viable teaching method to increase levels of health literacy? According to an article in Scientific American " Video games are playing a...
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clinical outcomes Health Literacy low health literacy patient activation Patient Engagement patient satisfaction
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

How to "Implement Shared Decision Making and other tools" in moving from informed to engaged and activated

Thomas Bauer - June 15, 2015
Shared decision making has been defined as an ‘interpersonal and interdependent’ process composed of three essential elements: recognition of the need for a decision; understanding of the best evidenc...
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clinical outcomes patient activation Patient Centered Medical Homes Patient Engagement Patient Safety patient satisfaction Shared decision making
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

On Line Support Groups and Clinical Outcomes- Is this a promising opportunity?

Thomas Bauer - May 29, 2015
Having recently lost a significant amount of weight I learned the value of my on line support group. Without their support, I do not believe I would have achieved the long-term success I have achieve...
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Global population health online social support Patient Centered Medical Homes patient empowerment Patient Engagement
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mhealth.care delivery

arnab paul - May 27, 2015
For developing countries like India what are the best case scenario for patient engagement and empowerment in the mhealthcare space. • How to maintain compliance with Healthcare regulations • How to...
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eHealth mhealth Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement Technology telehealth
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Lottery Ticket Approach Leads to Drastic Reduction in HIV Prevalence

Ravi Agarwal - May 13, 2015
Fascinating article: http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/05/12/lottery-ticket-approach-leads-to-drastic-reduction-in-hiv-prevalence/ “Researchers funded by the World Bank arrived at a wildly unorthodox a...
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global health innovation healthcare innovation HIV implementation Innovation Patient Centered Innovations Patient Engagement Payment Innovations Publications and Announcements