Ideally, healthcare providers should avoid unnecessary admissions and readmissions and work instead to improve their patient population’s health and hospital...
Author - John Mattison
John Mattison, MD, joined Kaiser Permanente in 1989. He has an intense interest in exploiting information technology to create new ways to support how consumers interact with their health and wellness coaches and how they interact with the ever-escalating avalanche of communication created by the internet revolution, through the use of mass-customized avatars and personal digital health coaches.
Doctor Mattison has sponsored numerous innovation projects including direct text-messaging to patients, smartphone applications for healthcare consumers, and medication management tools using smartphones.
He leads a team that is building the infrastructure and applications for consumer directed healthcare using advanced decision support, mobile platforms, and computer-managed behavioral models of affecting change (captologies).
Doctor Mattison was honored as one of the first “Game Changers” in 2011 by Health Data Management.