What Makes Healthcare So Expensive in the US?

A great infographic featured in Time magazine this month.

Patient Engagement, the New Blockbuster Drug

This recent article by Dave Chase for Forbes magazine, refers to the 7 Habits of HIghly Patient Centric Providers.  Patient-centered care first gained widespread notice as a result of a 2001 Institute of Medicine report calling it one of six core goals of a 21st-century health care system. Patient-centeredness was defined as “care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values and ensuring that patient values guide all clinical decisions.”

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Goalpost featured on Techbytes

Our 2 minutes of fame resulted in a big spike of people signing up and making the decision to quit. We think that’s a good news story worth sharing!  You can watch the clip here.

 

 

 

Personalised Medicine World Conference

We’re very excited about the pending Personalised Medicine World Conference in Mountain view next week (Jan 28-29).

Social Code has been selected to present and compete in the ‘Most promising company’ category, to some very esteemed judges! The content of the conference looks fascinating, with three tracks focusing on three different areas of personalised medicine.

If you’re attending the conference find us and say ‘hi’, if not, we’ll post our key learnings from the fantastic line-up of speakers, here.

 

Goalpost for Smoking Cessation iOS app launch

After 6 months of beta testing of our mobile friendly website, we’re ready to launch our iOS app. The initial release was fraught with a few bugs which we’ve been busy fixing and we’re looking forward to releasing the second version next week.

The app is free and includes most features our mobile friendly website includes.  Why not download it now and as always, we welcome all feedback!