Digitalization and the role of innovation

Latest developments in digital patient support programs, and how they can positively influence adherence.

In this masterclass, Professor John Piette provides insight on the latest developments in digital patient support programs (PSP), demonstrating how they can positively influence adherence in patients. 

Prof. John Piette will cover mobile health and why it matters, as well as the evidence behind text messaging as a tool to improve patient adherence. 

He will also talk about the CarePartner program and its role in driving improved adherence resulting in better health outcomes. 

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About Prof. John Piette

John Piette is a Professor in the Department of Health Behavior Health Education and Co-Director of the Center for Managing Chronic Disease. Additionally Dr. Piette is a VA Senior Research Career Scientist, an Associate Director for the UM Medical School Global REACH Program and the Michigan Diabetes Translational Research Center. Internationally, he is a Fulbright Scholar with ongoing projects focused on mobile health and chronic illness care in Latin America.

He is a global leader in innovation for chronic disease self-management support. His work focuses on improving access to quality self-management support among patients with a variety of chronic conditions including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, depression, and chronic pain. Projects emphasize improvements in care for socioeconomically vulnerable people in the US and Latin America. Prof. Piette’s work includes developing mobile health interventions designed to improve patient health monitoring and assistance with behavior changes. He also studies risk factors for accessibility problems and poor medication adherence.