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In order to enable sustained behavior change, patients (people) must be (a) informed of their conditions and risks, (b) educated as to what those conditions and risks mean AND what they can do about them, and (c) supported through things like health coaching so they can achieve a level of responsibility in their own health & wellness.
We (NexJ Systems) continue to prove this model out with researchers in Canada and the US including at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and others.
One key is connecting the patient / person to not only their health information, but to the network of caregivers and advocates they rely on for constant support and encouragement. We do this through our Connected Wellness platform with various Apps running on it which fundamentally link the two parties… more »
The next App on the platform is for Medication Adherence, which will support the individual in taking their medications as prescribed, alert the care give if they have not, and provide warnings and alerts to both of them as appropriate.
They key is in the connection… « less
Thank you for your comment egombrich, and welcome to Planning Room. You mentioned two Apps your company uses to create strong links between health information and the numerous parties involved in patient care. Are their specific ways the government could incentivise other companies to adopt these Apps and other eHealth tools?