The Way to Health Blog



Thoughts, opinions and conversations on patient engagement from the trenches



10 min By Mohan Balachandran on Thu May 3, 2018

ADAPT-ing Way To Health

Way to Health has been used to test the effectiveness of patient financial incentives in improving outcomes in a variety of health contexts. Now, many of the functions deployed in those studies, including text messaging, will be used by researchers for PENN’s National Institute of Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness (ALACRITY) Center. Read on to understand how texting and other functions of Way to Health will be deployed in research among patients newly diagnosed with depression.

10 min By Mohan Balachandran on Mon Dec 11, 2017

Can Patient Engagement be the blockbuster drug of the century?

Over the course of the last several years, "patient engagement" has mushroomed into a lead topic for speakers, conferences, trade shows, pitch decks, analyst reports and countless headlines (now including this one). The trouble is, there is still no clear path forward to applying learnings at scale.

10 min By Mohan Balachandran on Sun Dec 3, 2017

Welcome to the new website

It's been a long time coming