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June 2017

ADA Conference Hot Topic: Integrating Behavioral Health

By now it is common knowledge that depression in patients with diabetes is associated with higher rates of difficulty in managing diabetes and has an impact on long-term health outcomes and costs. Our founder, Dr Paul Ciechanowski, just returned from the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions in San Diego. It was gratifying to hear [...]

May 2017

Diapression: An Integrated Model for Understanding the Experience of Individuals With Co-Occurring Diabetes and Depression

One in eight individuals with diabetes has major depression, and another one-fifth may have less severe but clinically significant depressive symptoms. Diabetes patients with comorbid depression can have worse self-care and treatment adherence, glycemic control, and increased morbidity and mortality. The symptoms of diabetes and depression often intertwine in what can be termed “diapression.” Approaching [...]

April 2017

Dr. Ciechanowski Keynotes at the Cleveland Clinic

On April 21st, 2017, Dr. Ciechanowski kicked off a Cleveland Clinic conference entitled “Promoting Growth and Change Amongst Complex Patients” with his keynote presentation highlighting the research that led to the development of the Samepage Method.  The conference was a meeting of the minds from around the country and covered such areas as behavior change, [...]

Samepage Health welcomes Tom Lawry, Director Worldwide Health Microsoft, to their Advisory Board

Samepage Health is very proud to announce Tom Lawry, Director Worldwide Health at Microsoft, as a new member of their Advisory Board. Tom Lawry serves as Director of Worldwide Health Microsoft. In this role he works with providers, payors and life science organizations in planning and implementing innovative analytical solutions that improve the quality and efficiency [...]

February 2017

Integrating Care for the Whole Person-Collaborative Teams for Behavioral Health and Medical Conditions

How many of your diabetes patients also have some level depression?  Our data shows that many or most of them do and at least a third have significant depressive symptoms.  Often called “Diapression”, these patients are 2-3X more costly to treat because of the additional challenges they face.  Dr Ciechanowski loves to spread the word [...]

BU Spark! to Host Technovation Speaker Series with BU Alum, Rebecca Norlander

BU Spark, the Institute’s new initiative to support student-driven innovation and entrepreneurship, is pleased to host its very first Technovation Speaker Series with Rebecca Norlander, a BU Computer Science Alumna. 4:00-6:00 PM on Thursday, March 30, 2017 Hariri Institute for Computing, Seminar Room, 111 Cummington Mall Event Webpage & Registration Link   This event will include an [...]

January 2017

Health123 is now part of Samepage Health

The acquisition creates a unique and powerful combination of medical and technical leadership with innovative technology-enabled solutions Samepage Health, a leader in healthcare solutions for high-cost polychronic patients, announced the acquisition of Health123, an award-winning health intelligence platform designed to support clinical workflows and engage patients in their plans of care. The acquisition strengthens [...]

Rebecca Norlander addresses the challenge of Bridging Clinical and Engineering Expertise in Electronic Health at Boston University Event

The half-day conference focused on the development, understanding, and application of e-health and m-health within the fields of public heath and cancer care. The featured speakers will discuss their experience with electronic health in these fields. Attendees will be provided with a general understanding of emerging directions focused on areas for collaboration across these fields.  Rebecca's [...]