Mining a Treasure Trove of Essential Information about People’s Health
Dec 3, 2012, 10:55 AM, Posted by Pioneer Blog Team
Over the past seven years, Project HealthDesign supported 14 dedicated research teams in devising fascinating ways to use mobile technology to broaden the patient-provider dialogue and empower patients to manage their health outside of the clinical setting.
In this “tell us your story” feature, National Program Director Patricia Flatley Brennan discusses how through grantees’ work and collaboration, they came to the simple but powerful conclusion that some of the richest and most essential information about people’s health isn’t found at a clinic or hospital: it’s found in their personal attention to the details of their own lives.
This commentary originally appeared on the RWJF Pioneering Ideas blog.