Patient Innovation is an online platform created to promote the sharing of innovative solutions developed by patients and caregivers to overcome problems imposed by a disease or health condition. Today's platform brings together a portfolio of more than 1.200 innovations and is used by more than 120,000 users from around the world.
The PI has received numerous awards, including the title of Non profit Startup of the Year in 2016, the Santa Casa Challenge Award (2018), and the former United Nations Secretary-General's recognition, Ban Ki-moon.
Patient Innovation is a non-profit association supported by Nova School of Business and Economics, Nova Medical School, Copenhagen School of Business and Economics, EIT Health, Science and Technology Foundation, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Carnegie Mellon Portugal, and Shuttleworth Foundation.
In this platform, you can:
- Search: See solutions from others with similar challenges as yours and give your feedback
- Post: Do you have a solution? Great! Post it on Patient Innovation and help improving lives
- Discuss: Every great solution starts with a simple idea. Discuss how to turn your and others' ideas into solutions in our Forum.
Learn more and take your role. It can be decisive in improving lives!
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Holder of the Gulbenkian Chair Professor at Nova SBE, and the Founder and President of Patient Innovation.Website
No Ordinary Leaders - Analyzing Female-Headed Households in Palestine Refugee Camps
Pedro Pita Barros, KC Health Economics & Management Scientific Director, analyses the characteristics of being a female head of household in terms of health outcomes and family expenses in Palestine Refugee camps in Lebanon.Learn more
Mindfulness: a peaceful (r)evolution
Confinement and its sources of stress create a rare opportunity to dive deep into our minds towards freedom. Go from mindfully leading yourself to mindfully leading others.Learn more
Measuring state medicaid home care participation and intensity using latent variables
Population aging and policies to redirect long-term care toward home- and community-based services have led to increases in Medicaid home care spending in most states. This study measures state Medicaid home care Participation and Intensity comprehensively using latent variables, and uses those latent variables to describe changes in Medicaid home care policy generosity over time and across states.Learn more