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Why we don’t like the term “treatment adherence”

Why we don’t like the term “treatment adherence”

June 15, 2019

At Folia, we don’t like the term “treatment adherence.” Yes, it’s a standard term across the healthcare ecosystem, and is definitely an improvement on the old “treatment compliance.” However, the concept of adherence still suggests a paternalistic line of thinking, that people who don’t follow prescribed treatment plans must be irresponsible, lazy, defiant, or indifferent.

Helen and Nell, and how tracking can lead to better outcomes

Helen and Nell, and how tracking can lead to better outcomes

March 18, 2019

Helen is the mother of seven children, several of whom have chronic conditions. One of her children happens to be Folia Health’s founder and CEO, Nell Meosky Luo. This inaugural vlog chronicles how Helen’s tracking of her oldest son’s home reported outcomes led to better care and was happened to provide the inspiration for the birth of this company.

Mercedes, breaking down barriers for her daughter

Mercedes, breaking down barriers for her daughter

June 19, 2017

Mercedes is a full-time professional and mom of two children, ages 2 and 5. Her oldest, Mila, has Down Syndrome, and Mercedes has spent the past five years becoming an expert in helping her daughter to meet and exceed all expectations set for her.

Helen, mom of 7 and superhero caregiver

Helen, mom of 7 and superhero caregiver

June 19, 2017

Helen and her husband, Paul, have seven kids, several of whom have chronic conditions. Their oldest son, Paul, has Common Variable Immune Deficiency, a condition that makes it difficult for him to fight off infections on his own. This interview will focus on Helen's experience learning to navigate the care for Paul's condition.