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New ACP center will foster physician-patient collaboration : Internal Medicine News

4 minutes video in which Dr. Steven Weinberger describes why it is important to include patients in creating guidelines and decision-making processes. New ACP center will foster physician-patient collaboration : Internal Medicine News. (requires registration. I just used my email in the Lookup field, but you might need additional registering – free)  

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

From BMJ: The interdependent roles of patients, families and professionals in cystic fibrosis

Our Member Beth Nash MD recommends this article: This is an incredible article in BMJ Quality & Safety about how patients, families and professionals can (and need to) work together to improve care (in this case, the care of cystic fibrosis patients). Here’s a link to the PDF of the article: http://qualitysafety.bmj.com/content/23/Suppl_1/i90.full.pdf+html Here’s a link […]

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e-pts resources, positive patterns, pt/doc co-care, trends & principles

SPM loves Flip The Clinic – we’re an “ally”

The Society for Participatory Medicine enthusiastically supports this new, transformational initiative from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Flip the Clinic. (Don’t you love the logo? Turning the clinic on its ear?) It’s utterly engaging and empowering to patients, because it puts information in the hands of the patient and family – outside of the clinic visit, where we can […]

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policy issues, positive patterns

Erin Moore: “Your message did not fall on deaf ears.”

Last week SPM member Erin Moore (see her previous posts) handled an opportunity in Washington really effectively, and she got heard. Here’s a cross-post of her news, with permission, from her blog 66 Roses. ______________ Last week I traveled to Washington, DC for two meetings. One was on the important role that patients & caregivers plan in […]

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e-pts resources, positive patterns, pt/doc co-care, pts as teachers, trends & principles

WikiProject Medicine: med students join in producing high quality Wikipedia articles. (You can, too.)

Significantly expanded, below the video, an hour after the first post. Peter Frishauf, member of the editorial board of our journal, has brought what is to me the most exciting news for participatory medicine since the OpenNotes project. Importantly, this news may have broader implications – because it addresses one of the core challenges of […]

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news & gossip, positive patterns, pt/doc co-care, trends & principles

“How collaborating with patients improves hospital care”: Guardian

Care designers and fans of patient-centered care, listen up: a hat tip to Danish friend Malene Louise Djurhuus Laubinger for this, from The Guardian: How collaborating with patients improves hospital care. We’ve often said on this blog that participatory medicine can extend well beyond the care encounter, to the design of care itself. Ultimately, it leads to […]

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French Wikipedia now contains e-patient

Edited an hour later – I had the wrong French speaking e-patient! On Facebook today Christine Bienvenu @TinaBurger posted this news on my timeline: … with the help of a Swiss colleague who works at the Geneva University Hospitals we were able to get the French definition of‪#‎epatient‬ onto the French Wikipedia. I was sick of not […]

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Prize-winning Consumer Reports app seeks study participants: Hip or Knee Replacement

For U.S. residents -  I spoke last month at a health price transparency conference in Washington, sponsored in part by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. In a side session we saw presentations by the winners of the Health 2.0 Developer Challenge for shopping tools. Consumer Reports won first place for shopping apps for their Hospital Advisor: Hip […]

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medical records, news & gossip, policy issues, positive patterns, reforming hc

Breaking news: New Orleans health chief Dr. Karen DeSalvo Named to Head ONC

As we’ve said endlessly here (and in Washington), one of the key enablers of better healthcare is access to information. For that subject there’s no more important job in the world than America’s National Coordinator for Health IT, who runs ONC (Office of the National Coordinator) with our Health & Human Services department. New Orleans […]

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