A community colleague asked for advice about how an organization can boost the signal for their patient registry. Recruitment levels are not what they expected and nowhere near what they need. I’m sharing what I wrote back so that others can chime in with their advice in the comments. First, look at what successful registries […]
Steal these ideas!
On February 21, Larry Chu, MD, announced that Stanford Medicine X would take a hiatus. He shared the following story: Eight years ago, I posted a tweet announcing my intention to launch my first conference at Stanford. I received a variety of responses, but the one that remains the most poignant is the one I received from […]
When it comes to health, your community may be your superpower
“You may not know it, but you could have a superpower.” That’s the opening line of the video we released today on DocMikeEvans’s YouTube channel: Mike Heinrich and his amazing team at Reframe Health produced the storyboards and audio effects. This project was supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Global Ideas Fund at CAF America. […]
Tapping into my superpower – you
Friends, I have a personal request. On Friday, December 8, Reframe Health Lab will release a video about peer health advice. It’s my best shot yet at inspiring people to go online not only for information, but also to connect with each other. It was an honor to work with Mike Evans, MD, and Wendy […]
What I’ve been working on
It’s been a busy few weeks and I’d love to share a few items in one post: I served as the emcee at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation‘s Data for Health report release event. I attempted to capture the spirit of the event in this Storify. Here’s a post I wrote about the Data for Health initiative: Imagining […]
What health care can learn from Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel
Google is upgrading health search…again. In 2010, I was inspired by Animal Farm to write that Google saw some health sites as more equal than others. This time I turned to Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel, by Virginia Lee Burton.