Posts Tagged ‘medical research’

Infographic: The Future of Medical Research With Patient-Generated Data

July 13th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

With Apple’s Research Kit and Google’s Study Kit, medical researchers can collect valuable insight from patients on a consistent basis.

A new infographic by Vigyanix examines the key features of both platforms and the opportunities to drive health behavior change.

Data-Driven Care Transition Management: Action Plans for High-Risk PatientsProviders who signed on for San Francisco Health Network’s Care Transitions Task Force shared not only a professional passion for care transitions work but also the belief that care transitions responsibility should be spread across the healthcare continuum. And once the SFHN task force mined a ‘black box’ of administrative data buried in more than 60 siloed databases across its health network, continuum-wide care transition improvement seemed attainable.

Data-Driven Care Transition Management: Action Plans for High-Risk Patients documents how SFHN’s deep data dive triggered the development of a data dashboard, a hospital discharge database and a set of uniform standards and practices that have streamlined care transitions within its safety net population.

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Infographic: Fiscal Cliff Puts Medical Research in Jeopardy

January 2nd, 2013 by Patricia Donovan

Cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) scheduled for January 2013 will disrupt medical research in the United States, harming health and the U.S. economy, according to this infographic from United for Medical Research. For example, the planned $2.5 billion cut could eliminate 33,000 jobs and effectively flatline the United States in terms of global competitiveness.

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