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Using Behavioral Science to Drive Digital Health Engagement and Outcomes

Can we use the science of decision-making to improve health outcomes? Join Aline Holzwarth from the Duke Center for Advanced Hindsight and Nirmish Shah, MD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics for an interdisciplinary discussion on patient engagement with apps. We will discuss and learn what the principles of behavioral economics tells us about how to make the right choice easy for people, to what drives users on an individual level to share information about their medical conditions with providers.

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Designing for Healthier, Wealthier Cities SXSW 2018

How can modern cities ensure a financial safety net for citizens despite tightening budgets? This workshop will dive into concrete policy ideas gleaned from 3 years of financial wellbeing research with FinTech companies, banks, credit unions, non-profits, and cities. From child savings accounts to improving SNAP benefits to easing Gig Economy worker woes, we’ll dive into ways cities can advance citizens’ financial health and put in place testing plans to ensure their ideas deliver.

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Midwest CSA Conference

With the continued growth of the CSA movement in the Midwest comes opportunities and complexities. The conference will provide a forum for CSA farmers and advocates to come together for deliberative discussion and peer-to-peer learning. Full-group sessions will discuss shared values of the movement and strategies for promoting cooperation and shared risk among farms and communities.

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