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medical records, PM Tech, policy issues, positive patterns

From OpenNotes to OurNotes: New project heads toward *real* participatory medicine

I’m beyond thrilled. Way beyond thrilled. This is going to take some figuring out, but is this what we’ve been striving toward, or what?? For years we’ve written here about the OpenNotes study (MyOpenNotes.org), funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which established that when patients can read their doctors’ unedited visit notes – the hairy detailed medicalese […]

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e-pts resources, research issues

Ivan Oransky (Reuters, RetractionWatch) joins MedPage Today

I’m thrilled to say that Dr. Ivan Oransky is now VP and editorial director of MedPage Today. From the announcement in Crain’s New York: “Dr. Oransky, previously on the editorial staff at Scientific American and The Scientist and most recently executive editor of Reuters Health, will develop strategies for new MedPage Today content.” We’ve often cited @IvanOransky‘s work here […]

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research issues, shared decision making

Finally! An initiative from *within* science to reproduce studies. (And not everyone likes it.)

Addition Oct 2014: added link to the Reproducibility Initiative, now at validation.ScienceExchange.com Correction Monday morning: the project is called the Reproducibility Initiative, not Project. Also, note that we got a comment from co-founder Elizabeth Iorns – discuss! I happened to catch friend Ivan Oransky of RetractionWatch on NPR’s Science Friday last week, and caught an item […]

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general

Participatory medicine and health data rights on NPR

NPR’s Morning Edition story, “Patients Turn to Online Buddies for Help Healing,” combined research and real-life examples, participatory medicine and health data rights. Much of what I said during my interview with Joseph Shapiro is based on what I’ve written and read here on e-patients.net, so, first, thank you. I’ve already started answering questions on […]

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general

Regina Holliday’s “73 cents” story on NPR

An interview Regina Holliday appeared yesterday on NPR’s All Things Considered. More on this later, but I want to get it posted.

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general, medical records, policy issues, reforming hc, trends & principles

Meaningful Use: The Elephant IS In The Room

Comparative Effectiveness:  a  comparison of the impact of different options that are available for treating a given  medical condition for a particular set of patients. Such studies may compare  similar treatments, such as competing drugs, or they may analyze very different  approaches, such as surgery and drug therapy. The analysis may focus only on the […]

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reforming hc

Talk of the Nation

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