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Let’s crowdsource what a “good” medical record tool for patients is (and list some products)

Ah, social media. On Facebook a couple of hours ago, Swedish SPM member Sara Riggare posted: Responses were quick and robust: “Web MD has an app that you can download that I use. I find it pretty useful.” - Mark Burek “That’s a sticky question. I tried Caresync ([SPM member Amy McFall Gleason’s app) and thought it useful. […]

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e-pts resources, medical records, net-friendly docs, PM Tech, positive patterns

HIMSS blog: Thought Leadership – The Patient Perspective

Interesting blog at HIMSS by Pete Rivera: use the patient to redesign the workflow: Thought Leadership – the Patient Perspective For years, I advocated that health IT does not drive business.  I still do. Rethinking your processes to leverage technology is just smart business. You may be thinking, “Great, let’s get a committee together of […]

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JoPM, medical records, PM Tech, policy issues

New in JoPM: “I No Longer Have to Go to See the Doctor:” How the Patient Portal is Changing Medical Practice

SPM co-founder Charlie Smith (Charles W. Smith, MD) was “Doc Tom” Ferguson’s own physician, and currently serves as co-Editor-in-Chief of our Journal of Participatory Medicine. He’s just published a brief but important editorial in the journal. It begins (emphasis added): “Not long ago, the only options my patients had for communicating with me were to come […]

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medical records, PM Tech, policy issues, positive patterns, reforming hc, trends & principles

It’s time to C-ME (see me): Consumer Mediated Exchange

By Mark Branning and Brad Tritle Mark Branning is Principal at mdb Healthcare IT Solutions, Adjunct Professor at National University, a member of the HIMSS  Connected Patient Committee and co-chair of the Connected Patient Community.  Mr. Branning has spent 33 years in the healthcare information systems industry and is a consultant specializing in patient engagement, health […]

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e-pts resources, medical records, PM Tech, policy issues, pt/doc co-care, research issues, trends & principles

Emory study: “PHR resulted in significantly improved quality of care and use of services”

Long-time readers will recall a hallway conversation I had at a conference in 2011 with Silke von Esenwein PhD of Emory University’s Center for Behavioral Health Policy Studies, who was presenting a poster with preliminary results of a study in process. The post was titled Safety net populations do benefit from online PHRs, and included the […]

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e-pts resources, PM Tech

Evernote is my EMR

This post originally appeared on NickDawson.net here.    Spoiler alert: I’m not dying and there doesn’t appear to be anything major wrong with me. I know, you hate spoilers. But I thought I’d get that one out of there way. It makes the rest of this considerably more pleasant for us both. I’ve got a new personal […]

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medical records, PM Tech, policy issues, reforming hc, trends & principles

Rainbow Button – 2013 Edition

Meaningful Use Stage 2 includes the requirement that health care providers with EHRs seeking Meaningful Use incentive dollars demonstrate that 5% of patients actually view, download or transmit their data. The HIPAA/HITECH Omnibus Rule, which is now fully in effect (though the enforcers of the rules are “nonessential” and not on the job during the […]

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medical records, PM Tech, policy issues, positive patterns

Monday: Watch the Consumer Health IT Summit live. Our time is here!

Monday Sept. 16 is the 2013 Consumer Health IT Summit. That means we, the patients, are the focus – we and our data, of course! – along with the providers (doctors, nurses, practices, hospitals) who serve us. You can watch live, online, without prior registration. But you need Adobe Flash Player so be sure you […]

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PM Tech, positive patterns, pt/doc co-care

“Apprenticeship” for developing patient skills: results from the CollaboRhythm platform

I’ve just attended John Moore MD’s “defense,” as they call it – his presentation of the results from his PhD thesis project at the M.I.T. Media Lab. The project has participatory medicine written all over it: it’s about Developing the role of the patient using an “apprenticeship” approach to the patient/clinician relationship enabled by technology that […]

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general, key people, medical records, PM Tech, policy issues, pt/doc co-care, reforming hc

SPM Response to ONC RFI on Advancing Interoperability of EHRs and HIE

With the tireless help of Adrian Gropper, and the counsel of executive committee members Michael Millenson and Danny Sands who went above and beyond, and our President Sarah Krüg, the Society for Participatory Medicine’s Public Policy Committee completed a last-minute blitz and submitted comments in response to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health […]

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