Inspiration for innovation is all around. Sometimes you just need to listen to your grandmother. That’s how Adam Odessky from Sense.ly identified a better way to deliver and follow up on after-care instructions for patients. We think he’s on to something. The app is a Phase 1 award recipient of our Open App Challenge. The limitations of after-care instructions on paper Sometimes after we leave the doctor, we get a “to do” list – such as take medicine, do a series of exercises, or watch for symptoms. These after-care instructions are often critical to better health. But it’s not so simple when you have a fluctuating medical condition, like Adam’s grandma. Her clinicians sent her home with a piece of paper that didn’t address all the changes she experienced. She didn’t have an easy way to check in with her […]
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