Peggy Orenstein‘s article, “Our Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer,” is worth one of your precious NYTimes.com chits (unless, of course, you’re a subscriber, in which case you have hopefully already devoured it). But don’t just take my word for it, read this post by Katherine O’Brien of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network — the bloggers […]
Archives for April 2013
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.
I wrote this as a comment last year in response to a question about why Medicine X was so magical. I’m elevating it to a post thanks to encouragement from E-patient Dave and because I’d love to hear from other people about how they choose events to attend. 5 criteria I consider when I receive […]
Laura Landro’s column in the Wall Street Journal today is a must-read: Adding Up Diagnosis Errors. Why? Let me count the ways: She is one of the most thorough, informed health care reporters around. She is covering an important topic that should be of interest to everyone. The study is behind a paywall so media coverage […]
— intriguing question raised by Emily Kramer-Golinkoff on Twitter. I’d love to hear if people have experiences or advice to share in the comments. I wonder if the answer depends on how visible someone’s tracking is or whether they share their activity with their loved ones. If you are new to the idea of self-tracking, […]
Atul Gawande can shine a bright spotlight, even with just a few tweets. On Saturday he linked to an article about new social media guidelines for physicians which states: Aside from not “friending” patients [on Facebook], the guidelines also recommend the following to physicians: • Don’t use text messaging for medical interactions, even with established […]