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Join #s4pm tweetchat Saturday 10/12 at 3pm ET

We’re organizing a tweetchat this Saturday – October 12 at 3 PM ET to welcome MedX partcipants into the Society for Participatory Medicine. We will discuss our communications tools, and other topics of interset to our members: e-patients, health care social media, and patient-centered design. Come meet the friends you made at MedX and share […]

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Making Sense of “Patient-Centered Care”

The Journal of Participatory Medicine received a nice recommendation from Paul Levy, former CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in his blogpost on where to find reliable information about patient-centered medicine. Levy also recommends a new non-profit site called uPrevent, which translates research findings into actionable information for patients. Read the post at http://www.golocalprov.com/health/paul-levy-how-to-become-a-more-informed-patient/.

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JoPM: “Making Every Second Count” at the Doctor’s Office

Co-Editors-in-Chief Joe and Terry Graedon tell patients how to get the most out of today’s all-too-brief medical office visits in the April editorial of the Journal of Participatory Medicine. “Making Every Second Count – What We Can Do As Patients” complements JoPM’s March editorial, which tackled the time problem from the physician perspective.

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found on the net, JoPM, positive patterns, pt/doc co-care, shared decision making

A psychiatrist touts self-care for patients and clinicians

The Journal of Participatory Medicine has published “An Introduction to Self-Care,” a personal narrative by psychiatrist Sana Johnson-Quijada. Inspired by a positive family experience with collaborative care, the author was emboldened to modify her communication with her patients in ways that enables them to engage more effectively in their care.

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Rheumatoid e-Patients Share the Spotlight at Medical Conferences

The Journal of Participatory Medicine has published a narrative by Kelly Young entitled “Present, Patient, and Accounted for: How and Why Patients Are Present at Scientific Meetings of the American College of Rheumatology.” Young describes how the Rheumatoid Patient Foundation evolved from her and other e-patients’ efforts to better understand their condition through online research […]

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New editorial series in JoPM asks the tough questions

A new Journal of Participatory Medicine tradition has just launched. Our monthly editorial series will tackle the toughest questions of participatory medicine, from both the patient and the provider side. The first installment, by Joe and Terry Graedon, is titled “Participatory Medicine: Must You Be Rich to Participate?” — read on at http://www.jopm.org/?p=2342. And by […]

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ethics, found on the net, JoPM

JoPM: A Doctor’s Remedy for Long Waits

A new article in the Journal of Participatory Medicine tackles the problem of long wait times at doctors’ offices, a leading cause of patient dissatisfaction. “Waiting Room Remedy: Doctor Pays for Delays (The Doctor’s Perspective)” by Pamela Wible, MD offers a solution that shows respect for patients, at the same time explaining why many of […]

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JoPM, others' e-patient stories, positive patterns, pt/doc co-care, reforming hc

A physician who really understands patient-centered care

The Journal of Participatory Medicine has just published “The Patient Will See You Now,” a thought-provoking and rather moving narrative by John Krueger, MD. In telling his own story of becoming and maturing as a physician, the author persuasively argues that the key to practicing patient-centered medicine is devoting time to listen to patients’ stories […]

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Book review takes a look at neurofeedback

The Journal of Participatory Medicine has published a review of A Symphony in the Brain, a book that offers a history and overview of neurofeedback, a type of biofeedback that aims to help patients control their brain activity.

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Two new JoPM articles tell one great participatory medicine success story

The Journal of Participatory Medicine has published a pair of complementary articles, one by a patient advocate and one by a physician, both concerning the story of a woman who worked tirelessly to obtain better health care for her two chronically ill and developmentally disabled sisters, and of the team of participatory clinicians who helped […]

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