Healthcare & Digital Inclusion Collaboration Needed

Why Healthcare & Digital Inclusion Collaboration is Needed The doctor grabbing the patient’s phone.  “Here–let me download MyChart so you can check your lab result yourself!” The highly skilled digital skill instructor asking me for a tutorial on the patient portal because they had never used one. Digital navigators enthusiastically encouraging patients to message their doctors through the portal. The…

Cleveland’s Win is the Digital Divide’s Loss

The National Science Foundation today announced that Cleveland will share $2.7million with 6 other cities testing innovative methods to end the digital divide.  Public Health Innovators is proud to work with DigitalC to bring affordable broadband to underserved urban neighborhoods.  But we know that just making service available is not enough.  Through partnerships with area health systems, we will help patients…

Communicating Health Data Through Stories: One Opportunity and One Resource

Does it seem like infographics came out of nowhere? Many organizations are using them as an effective way to convey information and motivate action. If you want to learn more about this exciting tool, the Community Indicators Consortium recently hosted a webinar entitled “Data Storytelling Using Infographics: Why, How and Where to Create Them.” Through our institutional membership to the…