The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) will kick off their annual meeting on Tuesday, October 31. I will moderate the first panel, “Access to Results That Matter,” and, as I like to do, I’m starting the conversation early online. Here’s the session description: Traditional health research often does not provide the answers to patients’ questions […]
Data about your health and that of your community can empower you to make — or demand — changes. When there are gaps in the record or the data don’t exist, participatory data collection empowers people to contribute to the public conversation. Access to data is access to power. On November 17-19, 2017, Data for […]
It seems like forever-ago that I delivered this keynote at Stanford Medicine X. Innovators are facing even more significant challenges than I could have imagined back in September 2016. And yet I still believe we live in a time of abundant opportunity to connect with people who want to work toward a participatory, innovative future […]
Brandeis University hosted a one-day symposium on aging, housing, health, technology, and other issues. Thanks to the people who captured these insights!
As winter sets in here in DC, I’m warming up with memories of September’s Stanford Medicine X conference. I loved putting together a keynote that highlighted how the maker movement intersects with the e-patient movement — and how private sector and government leaders can benefit. This intersection, and the lessons we are learning from it, are the latest examples […]
Check out this gem of a postcard from 1920, entitled: The sky is now her limit. The detail I wish was true: that we had achieved wage equality before women gained political appointments. What is true: The ratio of female notaries to males is 3 to 1 in some states. And yes, if you can’t read […]