Using innovative technology to improve care for vulnerable youth: New patient engagement software featured at TedMed 2014

We were honoured to present Tickit to TedMed 2014 in San Francisco. Dr. Sandy Whitehouse explained to conference attendees our method for patients use Tickit to answer questions about their history and health needs while waiting for their appointments. In out pilot study at the BC Children’s Hospital and McMaster Children’s Hospital, Tickit had been used as a psychosocial screening tool for youth aged 12-18 years. This research was published in October 2013 in JMIR Research Protocols, and showed that 99 per cent of youth completed the survey and 92 per cent thought it was easy to understand and use.

 

Read more on BC Children’s Hospital website:

https://bcchr.ca/news/news/2014/09/23/using-innovative-technology-to-improve-care-for-vulnerable-youth-new-patient-engagement-software-featured-at-tedmed-2014

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