I have found that we can anticipate the future by paying attention to artists. Like hackers, artists bend tools until they break and ask, “Why CAN’T I do that?” They push the edges of any field they find themselves in. Autodesk, which makes software for people who make things, created the Pier 9 Residency Program to […]
The following is a repost from 2012, one of the first examples of what would become my “featured commenters” series: I want to continue the Engage with Grace blog rally by highlighting my favorite comment thread about it, from a 2010 post on e-patients.net. For me, this is what blogging is about — providing a […]
I’m honoring the contributions of my community colleagues over the years by pulling out some of their best comments and quotes. Rahlyn Gossen, in response to Peer-to-peer healthcare: Crazy, crazy, crazy, obvious (2011): By far the biggest hurdle to clinical trials recruitment is awareness. The public is generally not aware and doctors are not informing […]
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) will kick off their annual meeting on Tuesday, October 31. I will moderate the first panel, “Access to Results That Matter,” and, as I like to do, I’m starting the conversation early online. Here’s the session description: Traditional health research often does not provide the answers to patients’ questions […]
If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you may have noticed that the new design requires a big “featured image” at the top of every post. It’s an interesting creative challenge to illustrate some of the themes I bring out — peer health advice, medical errors, health data… Luckily, Regina Holliday generously posts gorgeous […]
On this Giving Tuesday, consider donating money to support Regina Holliday’s latest project: The Walking Gallery Center for Arts and Healing.