We often hold vague notions about what we want to do for our health. We say we want to exercise more, eat healthier or stick to the doctor’s orders. But it’s not often that we put those desires into concrete action plans. And yet, we would be so much more likely to succeed if we did.
You precommit to a wide variety of things in your life, but rarely your health. Signing to precommit to a pattern unlocks this missed potential, helping you better understand and act on your care plans.
Attaching a consequence to the completion of a goal (punishment for failure or reward for success) can help people achieve their desired behavior. With App Interrupts, if you fail at your commitment, you lose access to your apps.
Support from friends and family can have a substantial buffering effect on your health. The natural tendency for people to encourage others is leveraged in Pattern’s Care Circle, where patients both give and receive support.
Behavioral science permeates everything that we do at Pattern Health. Our upcoming Feature Series will highlight a selection of the underlying concepts that make the Pattern Health platform so powerful.
Today’s senior citizens are more tech savvy than ever. From connected homes to voice-enabled devices, smartphone innovations are making their way into the golden years — just in time for seniors to take advantage of digital health technologies when they bear the most potential.
The Pattern Health team is excited to welcome Aline Holzwarth as our Head of Behavioral Science. Aline joins us with more than nine years of experience managing behavioral science programs, projects and products.
The UNC AFib Care Network has launched a new clinic for patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib). Patients can use the UNC AFib care pattern powered by Pattern Health to help learn about and manage their condition, and to communicate with their care team and support group.
This analysis explains why the Pattern Health platform’s unique ability to build patterns instead of apps is so transformative for connected care innovation. Connected care and remote patient monitoring programs have the potential to increase patients’ care plan understanding, engagement, and adherence while improving outcomes, efficiency and costs. But developing a mobile health app costs an average of $425,000 and takes 12-24 months. The analysis compares the frameworks, APIs and platforms that aim to reduce barriers and lower costs of implementing a connected care program.
DURHAM, N.C., April 25, 2018 - Pattern Health is announcing the 2.0 release of the Pattern Platform, which delivers major product updates to help clinicians and researchers quickly develop and deploy comprehensive and interactive connected care programs that increase patient adherence. These latest updates include an expanded library of behavioral interventions, support for both chronic and perioperative conditions, dynamic activity scheduling, and an updated Pattern app that provides end users with enhanced personalization.