e-Patient Dave’s book, Laugh, Sing, and Eat like a Pig, is out! Mark Graban captures the health geek excitement: The best writers make you feel like you’re spending time with a wise friend — add some tears and laughs and you have Dave’s book. I wasn’t there for his whole journey, so I’m learning new […]
Nikolai Kirienko, Crohnology.MD Project Director, is setting a new standard for transparency in research and innovation as he blogs about his work with Project HealthDesign: On days where I could have benefited from the feedback of [Observations of Daily Living] the most, I was the least likely to be recording them. Why? On the worst […]
Update: National Cancer Policy Forum published a book based on the workshop, A Foundation for Evidence-Based Practice: A Rapid Learning System for Cancer Care, which you can buy, read online for free, or download as a PDF. The discussion portion of this panel was captured in a short video. ___________________ The Institute of Medicine’s recent […]
CNN’s Elizabeth Cohen makes a compelling case in her column today: How to get Kennedy-esque health care on your budget. Anyone with internet access can gather the information they need to make better health decisions, as e-Patient Dave and Karen Parles did, and refuse to take “no” for an answer, as Sen. Kennedy did.
Here is my third post in a series of look-backs at the November 2008 Chronic Disease Care conference in San Francisco. (OK, yes, it’s now January 2009 — I’m savoring the experience, not Twittering it!) The first post was about spreading improvement beyond early adopters, the second was devoted to patient voices, and this will […]
Andrew Schorr is the founder of Patient Power, LLC, and shares this dispatch, his second for e-patients.net: I had a whirlwind weekend at the Moscone Center in San Francisco where I broadcast five and a half hours of live interviews with leading hematologists and hematologist/oncologists on the latest news in a variety of chronic conditions. […]