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Using Technology to Engage Patients: Join the Conversation

Over the past week, The Commonwealth Fund and the Global Health Delivery Project at Harvard University have been receiving submissions in response to a call for ideas on using technology to increase patients' engagement in their care.This week, community members and a group of advisors will discuss the submissions on GHDonline, a community of 13,500 health care professionals from around the world. You can also hear expert perspectives via keynote speaker videos. Experts include:

  • John D. Halamka, M.D., Chief Information Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Chief Information Officer and Dean for Technology, Harvard Medical School; and Chairman, New England Health Electronic Data Interchange Network 
  • Ashish Jha, M.D., Practicing General Internist, Boston's Veteran's Affairs Healthcare System; Professor of Health Policy, Harvard School of Public Health; and Member, Institute of Medicine 
  • Nina Kjellson, General Partner, InterWest 
  • Bob Kocher, M.D., Partner, Venrock; Board Member, Aledade and Jiff; and Board Observer, Grand Rounds and Doctor on Demand 
  • Lygeia Ricciardi, former Director of the Office of Consumer eHealth, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; and Member, PCORI Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement 
  • David Rose, Visiting Scientist, MIT Media Lab; and CEO, Vitality

Become a member of now to join the conversation.

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