Fixing a patient care communication gap
A novel technological platform demystifies medical information with help from artificial intelligence
By Angelica Marie Sanchez
Seun Adetunji combines her experience working in the healthcare sector with her expertise in communications and equity, diversity, and inclusion, to create a patient-centered solution for understanding medical information.
Health-care providers often provide patients and their caregivers with important information that includes specific medical jargon. However, research has shown that around 51 percent of those patients don’t understand the medical language provided by their doctor.
Adetunji, a student in the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology program at the University of Waterloo, says this problem became more apparent to her while working as a communication professional in the health care sector, providing patient advisory and support for stomach cancer and cardio-oncology patients.
Read the full article from Waterloo News to learn more.