Healthcare challenges & Facts:
We are living longer in a broken, fragmented healthcare system.
Chronic diseases are skyrocketing.
Obesity has no cure in sight.
Caregivers are stressed & no adequate support that are readily accessible sometimes.
Polypharmacy, nonadherence ($260 billion/year problem), medical errors and healthcare costs keep increasing and increasing.
Innovation is happening now
"At CareNovate.com, our goal is to "advocate, educate, connect, empower & inspire" patients, caregivers, women, sandwich generation families, seniors and arm them with appropriate health, medical, wellness, care giving information so that they can be educated patients, informed patients, and ultimately become their own health care advocates", says Dr. Erowele, cofounder, CareNovate.com
The Event: From October through the end of 2012, we will be chatting with transformers, innovators, founders, cofounders, CEOs in the field of health, medical, wellness, behavioral, care giving, senior care innovation, via Twitter. We will be sharing the conversations with you. Stay tuned as we announce our awesome and special guests & dates for our Twitter chat events starting this month. The chat will answer questions & provide insights on how their innovations will impact patient care, improve outcomes, reduce health related costs and so on. The chat is an opportunity to engage deeply with innovators, entrepreneurs, caregivers, patients, healthcare advocates & health activists, healthcare providers.
Details on how to join the Twitter event via Twitter.com
• Visit http://www.tweetgrid.com or http://www.tweetchat.com
• Sign into Twitter, enter hashtag #Carerx OR
• Visit the chat room directly [http://tweetchat.com/
How to participate:
To submit specific questions, direct message them via Twitter to @carerxpharmd. Every effort will be made to answer all questions received before the end of the chat. A transcript of the chat will be posted online & via our social media avenues.
We will be using the hashtag #Carerx to direct the tweets.
To learn more about CareNovate.com Healthcare Innovator Interview Series, email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit our Facebook page - http://www.facebook.com/
Are you a health, medical and/or care giving innovator? Do you want to be a guest for #Carerx interview series? Want to collaborate with us/sponsor us? Click here (mailto:gerowele@