WHAT IS HEALTH IN OUR HANDS?

 

Health In Our Hands is an initiative that uses the knowledge, expertise and opinion of people just like you to build a community that influences innovations in healthcare by:

Recognizing individuals as the experts of their own health by giving them the opportunity to share what health issues are important to them.
Bringing together patients, doctors and researchers to work together to improve healthcare.
Providing individuals with up-to-date information and resources on issues that affect their health.

WHAT IS HEALTH IN OUR HANDS?

Health In Our Hands is an initiative that uses the knowledge, expertise and opinion of people just like you to build a community that influences innovations in healthcare by:
Recognizing individuals as the experts of their own health by giving them the opportunity to share what health issues are important to them.
Bringing together patients, doctors and researchers to work together to improve healthcare.
Providing individuals with up-to-date information and resources on issues that affect their health.

PARTNERS

FAQs
How does my participation in Health In Our Hands benefit me?
Your valued participation in Health in Our Hands will:

  • Give you the opportunity to easily see your health status along with your progress over time and identify when actions are needed to improve your health.
  • Connect your doctor with long-term information that will help them better advise you on personal health and treatment decisions.
  • Help researchers and healthcare providers develop cutting-edge technologies that advance healthcare delivery
  • Educate you on how research findings may affect the receive and choices you make about your health.
  • Allow your perspective to inspire future research research topics.
  • Receive monthly research updates, surveys, and opportunities to get involved in research projects
  • Allow your perspectie to inspire future research topics
What can you expect if you participate?
If you choose to enroll in Health in Our Hands, you will:

  • You will be contacted to complete short surveys about your health experiences.
  • You will receive research findings that are relevant to your personal health.
  • You will be contacted as opportunities arise to participate in research projects as a participant, or community partner.
Is there a cost to participate?
No, Health In Our Hands will never cost money to participate in.
Which health systems are already involved?
LSU Health Sciences Center, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Ocshner Health System, Tulane Medical, UMC, GNOHIE/PATH clinics.
How can patients or clinics staff become more involved?
Where can I go for more information?
If you cannot find what you need on this website, please email info@hioh.org and we will be happy to answer your questions.

CONTACT US

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