Stanford Medicine X

“polyglot” Health through understanding
?Feb 2013
R.J. Sims Preston, CEO
Polyglot Systems, Inc.
Morrisville, NC

90+ million americans are low health literate

Most consumer medication information (CMI) not useful or readable (e.g.: 12th grade reading level).
Cognitive overload
Poor medication adherence
Patient satisfaction
Health literacy research

Meducation
A web-based tool for healthcare professionals
http://www.pgsi.com/Products/Meducation.aspx
Instructions: targeted for 5th-6th grade reading level
Problem: workflow interruption (e.g.: Select the frequency schedule for the medicine).
Solution: Integration via API.
Medication reconciliation tool.

SMART Apps for Health
June 2011
http://smartapps.challenge.gov/submissions

Stanford Medicine X
http://medicinex.stanford.edu/videostalks

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