This session demonstrated how patient centered tools, technologies and design are helping patients take control over their health for better outcomes and communication with providers. Leaders in the patient movement, Maria Gjerpe and Charlie Young addressed the audience with their research and work in the field of patient empowerment and shared their stories of successfully engaging the health care system as a patient.
After a visit with their physician, patients can sign up for Patients Know Best and have access to secure messaging with their General Practitioner, access to their full medical records, and health education all in one platform. Keeping patients engaged and knowledgeable between visits is Patients Know Best’s goal to making responsible and empowered health care consumers.
Mohammad Al-Ubaydli, Founder, Patients Know Best | UK
Patients Know Best is a PHR platform that connects to BUPA, NHS healthchoices and more. While Mo’s got extensive experience working in the US, both at the National Institutes for health and with the famed consultants the Advisory Board Company, since his return to Europe he’s been recognized as running one of the top start-ups in Europe by Seedcamp and businessWeek. Somewhere in there he’s found time to write 6 books and run one of the first UK healthcamps.