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 […]
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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.
That’s a line from an essay entitled “cri de cure” by Ethan Perlstein. I tweeted it and got some great replies: Hahaha. I’m often asked by medical teams if I am a MD or nurse. I tell them ‘no,but I have a PhD when it comes to my daughter’ – @SolidFooting Yes! I know more […]
The Center for Connected Health did a lovely job with their symposium videos, split-screening so you can see the slides. My speech is up, along with all the other keynotes: Full text (or a version of it) is available here, along with a discussion thread.
What if we redefined the Quantified Self movement to include everyone who keeps a pair of “skinny jeans” in their closet? What if the 85% of U.S. adults who own a cell phone understood that it’s potentially a tool for health tracking? What if everyone designing health care tools first talked with patients and caregivers […]
Two videos recently impressed me with their use of illustration and narration to educate an audience about health. First, the most recent video by Mike Evans, MD, who curates My Favourite Medicine: Second, one by the 6-year-old son of Joyce Lee, MD, MPH: Joyce wrote a thoughtful post about why she helped her son create […]