Pre-habilitation: Effective Preventative Medicine for Rehabilitation
Wellness
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Wellness
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Pre-habilitation: Effective Preventative Medicine for Rehabilitation

Anne Weiler - October 26, 2014

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what can a knee bend do? The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons recently answered this question with the…

Business
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Pushing, Pulling, Nudging and Tipping Healthcare Evidence into Practice: Highlights from ACRM

Anne Weiler - October 20, 2014

We’re just back from 2 weeks on the road visiting Wellpepper customers and also attending the Annual Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine conference in Toronto, where our research…

Helping Patients Protect Their Own Personal Health Information
eHealth
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eHealth
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Helping Patients Protect Their Own Personal Health Information

Anne Weiler - October 1, 2014

Last week I was leaving a meeting at a large hospital when I saw a patient record sitting on top of the payment machine in the parking…

Post or Perish? Disseminating Scientific Research and the Kardashian Index
Business
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Business
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Post or Perish? Disseminating Scientific Research and the Kardashian Index

Anne Weiler - September 1, 2014

Publish or perish has long been the mantra of academic research. While this used to be limited to peer-reviewed journals, researchers are increasingly needing to include public…

A Tale of Two Sensors: Misfit Shine vs. FitBit Zip
Technology
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Technology
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A Tale of Two Sensors: Misfit Shine vs. FitBit Zip

Anne Weiler - August 23, 2014

On a 5-day back-packing trip in British Columbia, I put two sensors to the test. While neither were designed specifically for this purpose, my impressions are definitely…

Patient Engagement: From Idea to Proof
Business
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Business
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Patient Engagement: From Idea to Proof

Anne Weiler - August 11, 2014

In the last year, patient engagement has gone from buzzword to a clinically proven solution to rising healthcare costs. A study published in 2013 in Health Affairs…

Just Because You Can, Does That Mean You Should?
Business
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Business
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Just Because You Can, Does That Mean You Should?

Anne Weiler - July 24, 2014

Facebook’s recent experiments in social media mood contagion got us thinking about user-based testing in general and especially how that applies in healthcare technology that is intended…

Business
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HIMSS Analytics 3rd Annual Mobile Survey

Anne Weiler - June 24, 2014

Big Distances Make the Case for Telemedicine: Recap from the Canadian E-Health Conference
eHealth
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eHealth
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Big Distances Make the Case for Telemedicine: Recap from the Canadian E-Health Conference

Anne Weiler - June 15, 2014

Just back from the American Telemedicine Conference, and we took a short trip over the border (and back Just back from the American Telemedicine Conference, and we…

IT Can Make a Big Difference in Healthcare: Why Hasn’t It?
eHealth
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eHealth
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IT Can Make a Big Difference in Healthcare: Why Hasn’t It?

Anne Weiler - June 12, 2014

The final in the excellent collaborative healthcare series from the University of Washington and WBBA did not necessarily end the series on a high note: speaker Peter…