The first panel of the Europe 2013 conference discusses the relationship between the doctor and the patient, and how this interaction is changing with patients’ growing utilization of self management tools. Complimentary perspectives from a local doctor and a patient, as well as 4 tech demonstrations of patient provider relationship tools speak to the changing dynamic.
Adherence to physical therapy regimens often drops off after a couple of weeks, due to patient confusion and pain. Anne Weiler demonstrates how Wellpepper is using secure messaging, video sharing, remote consultation, and activity logs to enhance program compliance to help patients fully recover. This tool is available for both patients and providers and now features an integration with Fitbit to include the visualization of physical exercise data as part of the recovery process.