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A system and method for controlling patient access to an entertainment program to encourage a patient to comply with a treatment plan. The method includes the step of collecting compliance data from the patient. In one embodiment, the compliance data includes measurements of a physiological condition of the patient as well as patient answers to compliance questions. The method further includes the step of comparing the compliance data to evaluation criteria selected by a healthcare provider to determine if the patient is in compliance with the treatment plan. If the patient is in compliance, access is granted to the entertainment program. If the patient is not in compliance, access to the entertainment program is restricted. In the preferred embodiment, the method includes the additional steps of transmitting and displaying the patient's compliance data and compliance status to the healthcare provider.

Title
Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan
Application Number
8/771951
Publication Number
5933136
Application Date
December 23, 1996
Publication Date
August 3, 1999
Inventor
Stephen J Brown
Mountain View
CA, US
Agent
Lumen Intellectual Property Services
Assignee
Health Hero Network
CA, US
IPC
H04N 7/10
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