Monthly Archives: February 2015

Community Health Round-Up #6

This week we’ve rounded-up a couple articles featuring “low-tech” innovations in healthcare. Promising Practices Nation’s first 24 hour nurse line saves doctors from burnout and patients from trips to the emergency room (Huffington Post) “It has provided a basic form of health care to thousands of uninsured people who have no other access to care. It [...]

By |February 26th, 2015|Community Health Roundup, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Community Health Round-Up #5

This week’s Community Health Round-Up demonstrates how healthcare is a community-based and community-wide issue. Promising Practices Coordinated care model bridges gap between health and social services (Health Affairs) “Oregon’s recently released mid-year Health System Transformation progress report shows continuing improvements in areas such as enrollment in patient-centered primary care homes and decreases in emergency department [...]

By |February 16th, 2015|Community Health Roundup|0 Comments

Federal Panel on Social Determinants of Health

On February 3rd, 2015, Purple Binder took part in a panel on the social determinants of health at the ONC's annual meeting. The ONC is a commonly-used name for the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology. They are the federal agency that regulates and certifies electronic medical records.   https://twitter.com/mayauppaluru/status/562668549064622083 https://twitter.com/mayauppaluru/status/562664899130949635 The panel was covered in a brief [...]

By |February 6th, 2015|Healthcare, Policy, Press & Events|0 Comments

Interview with Founder Joseph Flesh

Cosima Gretton, a UK-based healthtech innovator, published an interview with Purple Binder founder Joseph Flesh featuring the company as Startup of the Month. Joseph talks about the vision behind the company and how Purple Binder fits into the future of healthcare Click here to read: Startup of the Month: Purple Binder Here are some excerpts from [...]

By |February 6th, 2015|Misc, Press & Events, Startups|0 Comments