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Continuing this monthly series: here’s this month’s update on travels, events, and writings.
Social Media Recognition: ranked #17 on the “#HIT99” Health IT social media influencers list
- August 13-14 D.C.: RWJF National Leader Summit on Integration of Behavioral Health & Primary Care. Participant.
- August 30-Sept. 02, Nijmegen, Netherlands (Radboud University Medical Center):
- REshape Hacking Health 2015 hackathon. Judge
- “Grand Inaugural Rounds” at RadboudUMC Medical School. Speaker.
- September 10, Lancaster PA: Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania, 2015 Patient Safety & Quality Symposium. Speaker.
- September 11-19: speaking tour of Alaska! Multiple events in Anchorage and Soldotna
- September 23-27, Palo Alto: Medicine X | Ed. Speaker at Medicine X | Ed; attending the whole conference.
New confirmed travel plans:
- October 29-30, Boston: Connected Health Symposium. Attending as SPM partner.
- March 14, San Antonio: 2016 Parenteral Drug Association Annual Meeting. Keynote.
- The Center for Public Integrity published Obamacare research institute plans to spend $3.5 billion, but critics question its worth
- ComputerWeekly picked up my “don’t tell patients not to Google” message in a piece by Claire McDonald titled “Stop telling patients not to Google – one man’s quest for joined-up healthcare” – McDonald also talks about the NHS’s efforts to give patients better digital access to their data as part of an ongoing engagement effort. The idea is spreading!
- British Journal of Healthcare Computing (HIMSS Europe) Vox Pop posted a conversation with input from me, and from Rosamund Snow, Patient Editor at the BMJ, about the value that patients bring healthcare, and the ongoing efforts to build a sustainable framework for patient engagement.