Such a paradigmatic shift views the individual as a “regulating fulcrum” managing information and requires a supportive infrastructure to help evaluate and filter the information in a way that is consistent with his/her values, priorities, preferences, beliefs and aspirations Each of us must be the person most interested in our own well-being. It is presumptuous to think we know what the person really wants better than the person him or herself & we are often astonished by those presumptions. We can no longer jeopardize our personhood by passively and involuntarily restricting our identity- being defined by disease, condition or body part,
We can garner many clues and Old Wisdom from The Ancients as well as from diverse fields of medicine to help us. Health and the “good life” of the ancient Greeks was based on the mean between the extremes of self-indulgence and self-neglect. Hippocrates spoke of “Rules of Life”, essentially, the way one Lives one’s life. Each of us is the key to add years to our lives & life to our years
True engagement and behavior change requires continuously available, real-time, personalized and targeted nudging that is distinctive and meaningful to that person. To deliver and scale that we need the help of a platform of ecosystems and advanced technologies which together enable true synergies to leverage technologies to promote and sustain health, the right technology for the right person at the right time can help create a behavioral symphony of health and wellness.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
– 9:00 am