The Empowered Patient Playbook

PSFK report examines 13 key trends that are shaping the future of patient care and healthcare systems. We’re witnessing the emergence of a proactive and empowered patient who is more in control of their personal health choices. Armed with information about their lifestyle and conditions, they expect their relationships with their doctors to be more personal and collaborative, as they work together towards achieving the best outcomes.

Published April 2014 and originally titled Future of Health 2014

Featured within the 110 page report, readers can find:

  • Four major themes, supported by 13 leading trends
  • 75+ detailed examples of transformational change
  • Featured quotes from industry leaders and healthcare providers
  • Implications to help patients, medical providers, insurance companies and healthcare companies understand the changing landscape.


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Insights From The Empowered Patient Playbook

Podcast PurpleList Podcast Episode 6: The Patient Will See You Now

We caught up with Walter to discuss his sci-fi esque predictions on the future of health

Interview IBM Watson Shows Us How Machine Learning Is Transforming Cancer Care

In PSFK's Future of Health report, we spoke with Andrew Norden from IBM Watson Health to discuss both current and potential future uses for Watson

Interview Reinventing The Pharmacy Experience From The Inside-Out

In PSFK's latest Future of Health report, we caught up with Capsule CEO Eric Kinariwala to discuss why the traditional pharmacy experience is broken

Podcast PurpleList Podcast Episode 13: What's Your End of Life Plan?

Caregoals founder Blaine Warkentein sheds light on the best practices to facilitate end of life care

Editors Pick Wearable Tech Puts Wearers On The Frontline Of Healthcare [Future Of Health]

PSFK Labs looks at how wearable technology is enabling wearers to become more involved with decisions about their health.

Video IBM's Watson Serves As A Research Assistant To Dermatologists

Modernizing Medicine is partnering with the tech company to embed the platform into their dermatologist software package.

Video How To Cultivate Happiness [Video]

"Happiness scholar" George Lawton explains how to brighten your mood by managing facial expressions and using mirror meditation.

Video Medical Technology May Lead To A Modern "Smell-O-Vision"

Originally developed to measure a person's sense of smell, the Fragrance Jet II could be used for different kinds of fragrance generators in the future.