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

A web-based tool for healthcare professionals
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

Stanford Medicine X