142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Addressing Consumer Health Needs with the JuxtopiaŽ Imhotep Open-Wear Platform

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014 : 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM

Darius McDaniels , Morgan State University (MSU) Business Undergraduate Major, JuxtopiaŽ Imhotep Business Committee, Baltimore, MD
Mr. Darius McDaniels will present results from a community needs analysis administered to a Baltimore, Maryland population. The population was surveyed to obtain information ranging from desired healthcare locations and insurance to remote healthcare monitoring and healthcare prevention interventions to reduce health disparities.  Mr. McDaniels will discuss the innovative surveying approach and techniques, which secured community trust and garnered a comprehensive dataset that lead to the development of the Juxtopia® Imhotep Open-Wear Platform.

Learning Areas:

Communication and informatics

Learning Objectives:
Describe the healthcare needs of an urban minority community with high rates of health disparities. Discuss culturally competent surveying techniques in similar communities. Discuss a similar needs analysis approach for developing health informatics and Information Technology (HIIT) interventions for use by populations outside traditional health care organizations.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: tba
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.