How Patient Navigators Saved Thanksgiving

How Patient Navigators Saved Thanksgiving The afternoon before Thanksgiving, patient navigator Emma Villarreal completed a PArTNER post-discharge home visit with Myra*, a participant in the PArTNER program, who had been discharged from the hospital a few days before. Myra, age 75, was a shy widow with worried eyes and a warm smile. She welcomed [...]

By |September 9th, 2016|Healthcare, Partners, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mission or Business Case: Who Pays for Community Health?

Join Purple Binder for a discussion on community health As the US healthcare system transitions away from fee-for-service compensation, health systems must begin to take a broader view of the care that they provide. Broader than the clinic: The health system is now responsible for what happens outside the four walls of the clinic, and [...]

Community Health Workers and Peer Support for COPD Patients

As healthcare reaches beyond the walls of the clinic, there’s an increasing awareness that patients need connections to resources that lower their barriers to health. We’re excited to be exploring how Purple Binder can be used in new healthcare settings in a way that measurably improves patient outcomes. A group at University of Illinois Hospital [...]

By |March 20th, 2015|Healthcare, Partners|0 Comments

Purple Binder is first vendor to implement Open Referral

Purple Binder is the first platform to use the Open Referral data standard to transmit community service data between applications. We're backing new data standards to foster an open ecosystem of technology. For more context, check out our guest post on the Open Referral blog! Purple Binder’s API is the first to use the Open Referral standard [...]

By |January 22nd, 2015|Cities, Misc, Open Data, Partners|0 Comments

New Community Partnerships in Chicago

Members of the Hope Response Coalition and Purple Binder President Joseph Flesh in a training session at SER in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood. This was a busy week for Purple Binder, as we welcomed two new organizations into our ever growing group of partners across the City of Chicago: Welcome to the Domestic [...]

By |October 11th, 2013|Cities, Partners|0 Comments

Joining Intel for Civic Innovation

Purple Binder has been selected to participate in the Intel Innovation Pipeline, a project led by SecondMuse and the Business Innovation team at Intel. SecondMuse are the folks behind the National Day for Civic Hacking. Though the Innovation Pipeline, Purple Binder will gain access to a machine learning and intelligent analytics platform that we're going [...]

By |October 3rd, 2013|Partners, Startups|0 Comments