This post originally appeared on Diabetes Mine. Forty-five makers, thinkers, designers and doers gathered in Cincinnati for a two-day meeting to kick off “Phase Zero” of a new initiative to imagine a new system of care for people living with Type 1 diabetes (T1D). The best way I can describe the group is that everyone […]
pts as teachers
In a fit of housecleaning last spring, I recycled all my old food-allergy training files since they were 5+ years old. I figured it wouldn’t be very hard to find a good one-pager on the basics of food allergy and anaphylaxis in time for my annual teacher training. Wrong.
On April 3, I was part of a symposium organized by Bryan Sivak, CTO, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Larry Smarr, Director, Calit2; and Gary Wolf, Director, Quantified Self Labs, where I presented the Pew Research Center’s findings on tracking for health. I uploaded my remarks in a separate post — this one is more of a “notes […]
At yesterday’s A Healthy America event, I met Yanique Redwood, President & CEO of the Consumer Health Foundation. In researching more about her work, I found that she uses a qualitative research method called PhotoVoice, described as “participatory photography for social change.” Check out some of the projects enabled by PhotoVoice: The Dirty Truth Campaign in Atlanta, […]
Here are three articles spinning around in my head today: A Letter to Patients With Chronic Disease – written by Rob Lamberts, MD, in 2010, tweeted this morning by Ronan Kavanagh, MD. Key quote: “So when you approach a doctor – especially one you’ve never met before – you come with a knowledge of your disease […]
What if kids were given the support to participate in and understand their own health care? – @savingcase For more health care dreams, please see: What if health care…? (Storify) Or any of my other #whatifhc posts.