Monthly Archives: September 2016

Creating access to healthcare with digital technology


USC Center for Body Computing: History

In 2006, cardiologist Leslie Saxon was inspired by the new capability of implantable defibrillators that could stream information from her patients’ devices daily from their homes. She and her colleagues at USC’s Keck School of Medicine proved that connecting these devices […]

September 26th, 2016|Special Hope Blog|

The Special Hope Foundation’s Self-Advocate Advisory Committee


Are you a person with a developmental disability interested in promoting healthcare? Join Special Hope Foundation’s Self-Advocate Advisory Committee!

About the Special Hope Foundation

The Special Hope Foundation is a private family foundation that promotes the establishment of comprehensive health care for adults […]

September 13th, 2016|Special Hope Blog|
  • Digital Health

Digital Health: Improving lives of people with disabilities

What does Pokémon Go have to do with it?

Early results indicate that Pokémon Go players appear to show improvement in mental health challenges such as depression and anxiety, and they are losing weight.  Both of these may very well be side effects from increased outdoor exercise that is incentivized by the game.  This is […]

September 3rd, 2016|Special Hope Blog|
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