B-there Tool General Info
What is the b-there connection tool?
- The b-there tool is available free online to help patients and their support network communicate and stay connected, whether they live down the street or across the country. It gives the patient a simple, low-stress way to share status, manage visits and activities, and request needed items. This information creates a shared understanding that empowers friends and family to provide the support that best matches the patient’s needs on any given day
Who can use the b-there tool?
- Anyone who needs support, wants to be a supporter, has internet access, and a computer or mobile device can use the b-there tool.
Who will the b-there tool help
- B-there was created to help young adult cancer patients and their support network stay connected. However, it can be used by anyone who is isolated and in need of support from friends, family, or other volunteers or health professionals
- B-there is intended to be a complement to your other health and treatment plans. By reducing the isolation patients can experience, our goal is to improve quality of life and health outcomes
- We welcome your input on other potential user communities. The opportunities are endless!
Do I have to be a patient in a hospital to use the b-there tool?
- No. That is the beauty of the design. You can use it whether you are inpatient, outpatient, homebound with a chronic illness, or isolated and need support. It does not connect to hospital health systems or medical info. We recognize there are plenty of other great tools out there that serve those functions. All you need is access to an internet connection with your mobile device or computer.
What is the difference between a Patient and a Supporter?
- Patient refers to anyone who needs support. This includes patient, survivor, self-quarantined, etc. Patients can have multiple Supporters in their Network
- Supporter refers to any individual or group providing support. This includes a friend, family, medical professional, another patient, volunteer, church group, etc. Supporters can have just one or multiple Patients in their Network
How do I request access to the b-there tool?
What type of devices can access the b-there tool?
- The b-there tool will work on both Windows and Apple devices
- As long as you can connect to the internet, you can get access to your account on b-there
What browsers support the b-there tool?
- Desktop or laptop computer with the latest web browsers supported include Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Silk
- b-there is mobile device friendly and can be used on your mobile phone or tablet