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Peer Support for Kidney Care [Video]

We make thousands of peer-to-peer connections each month that make a tremendous clinical impact, but these are often just numbers on a page. Nothing beats hearing it firsthand! See the amazing video from the National Kidney Foundation on NKFs national Peers program, which InquisitHealth’s PeerStrong™ mobile+web platform has supported for the past 7 years!

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A huge challenge in addressing the social determinants of health is patients not following through. Why?

We keep asking those struggling to lift the biggest burden. Current strategies are necessary, but just not sufficient: – Standardized coding of social needs – EMR-integrated referrals for social services – Closed-loop referrals All important, but just not enough. What we are missing/need: – More proactive outreach – Less bureaucratic requirements – More empathy The […]

Perspectives
6 Qualities That Make Someone A Standout Team Member

All throughout graduate school, and really long before that, I always assumed that everyone around me was super competent, highly motivated, and very hard working. It wasn’t until we started hiring for my company, InquisitHealth, that I realized there’s a lot more variability than I had expected. And so surrounding myself with those types of team members wasn’t […]

Company Updates
Building the SDOH Solutions Community with Patchwise Labs

We’re excited to be part of the inaugural Patchwise Labs community. Over the past several years, we’ve been heads down, working to more fully understand the science of peer-to-peer mentoring by leading real-world implementations across multiple diseases. Working with patient foundations, research organizations, pharma, health plans, and health systems we’ve proven positive clinical outcomes by addressing barriers related […]

Perspectives
Antidote To The Anti-Vaccination Movement: Peer-to-Peer Mentoring

One of the greatest challenges we face in the healthcare industry is understanding how to talk convincingly with parents in the anti-vaccination movement. “Anti-vaxxers” believe in abstaining from vaccinations and regular vaccine schedules for fear of them causing autism and other side effects in their children. This anti-vaxxer movement has grown in force, despite the most popular study connecting […]

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The One Value That Theranos Got Wrong

  I first saw Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of Theranos, speak at a Wired Health conference in 2013. She was the highlight of the event, an underdog with a game-changing technology that could improve millions of lives and disrupt the entire blood testing industry. David taking on Goliath. In 2015, The Wall Street Journal uncovered the truth, […]

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Engaging the Hardly Reached* Patient

InquisitHealth leads new cross-sector partnerships to engage “hardly reached” patient populations living with chronic diseases to address their underlying social determinants of health, while promoting healthy behavior change. Watch a real-life case study: Meet Deborah. Our results suggest that for safety net populations, addressing these two factors together is the best way to improve their health; on […]

Partner stories
Kidney Disease Peer Support: Part 2

Part 2 of 3 InquisitHealth and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) presented the Celeste Lee Peer Mentor Lecture at the Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC) International Conference last summer in Baltimore, MD. Ashwin Patel, MD PhD, CEO + Co-Founder of InquisitHealth, presented with Kelli Collins Damron, MSW, Vice President of Patient Engagement at the National Kidney […]

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Kidney Disease Peer Support: Part 1

InquisitHealth and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) presented the Celeste Lee Peer Mentor Lecture at the Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC) International Conference last summer in Baltimore, MD. The Conference featured “programs and strategies that address disparities in health and health care, as well as programs that are dedicated to collaboration amongst health care professionals, […]

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InquisitHealth: 2018 in Review

The peer mentoring movement Peer mentoring is a potent approach to improving population health. Populations are healing themselves from within. And our innovative partners are benefiting from and sharing the results their patient populations are experiencing. Peer mentoring is becoming en vogue! Our part in the movement We offer health plans and health systems mentoring-as-a-service (MaaS)— […]

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Kidney Disease Peer Support: Part 3

InquisitHealth and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) presented the Celeste Lee Peer Mentor Lecture at the Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC) International Conference last summer in Baltimore, MD. Ashwin Patel, MD PhD, CEO + Co-Founder of InquisitHealth, presented with Kelli Collins Damron, MSW, Vice President of Patient Engagement at the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) & Risa […]

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Introducing InquisitHealth: the proven power of peer-to-peer mentoring

Our health system is getting buried under the burden of chronic diseases. We’re building a technology-enabled network of trained patients (‘peer mentors’) to help dig us out. By Ashwin Patel, MD PhD, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, InquisitHealth My father has been serving the 10456 zip code in the South Bronx as a primary care physician […]