COVID Watch saved lives weekly during first pandemic surge
Findings published in the Annals of Internal Medicine by our team show that patients enrolled in COVID Watch, Way to Health's algorithmically driven text messaging system to monitor outpatients with COVID-19, were 68 percent less likely to die than those not enrolled in the program.
What is implementation science, and why is it crucial to health care?
Gaps between research and practice happen in every setting and disease area. Implementation scientists aim to understand barriers and facilitators and design and test strategies to scale evidence-based practices to ensure that the promise of scientific discovery is realized.
Experts like Meghan Lane-Fall and Nudge Unit Director Rinad Beidas are leading this charge at Penn Medicine.
A digital strategy to support new mothers in the fourth trimester
In BMJ Innovations, members of our team describe how they applied design thinking principles rooted in a human-centered approach to test the safety and acceptability of Healing at Home, a bundle of services that addresses gaps in fourth-trimester care for new mothers and babies.
The importance of modernizing telemedicine regulations
In an opinion piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Krisda Chaiyachati and Eric Bressman discuss the regulatory hurdles impeding the growth of telemedicine and the need for licensing laws to be "permanently modernized" to reduce the burden on patients and providers and improve access to health care.