SXSW Focuses on Patient Behavior

Patient behavior is perhaps the final frontier to concur in our quest of making our population healthier. But, how can we change the health behavior of nearly 200,000,000 Americans? A SXSW panel discussed some individual approaches using innovative technology. South by Southwest (SXSW) is an amazing forum to view how the software industry is attempting to influence the healthcare industry of the future. Although numerous solutions were proposed, I participated in an interesting sessions focused on changing patient behavior. The participants of the panel represented 4 different companies, all focusing on the role of technology in changing health behavior change. Those panelists were:  Thomas Morrow, MD—Next ITKirsten Karchmer—ConceivableHossein Fakhrai-Rad, PhD—BaseHealthColin Anawaty—Patient IO  The panel focused on 2 conditions: infertility and the diabetes spectrum. These conditions are both associated with what…


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