Speaking isn’t just a business – it’s a vehicle for accomplishing what we really need: changing how people think … especially, empowering them to take effective action, to become involved in their health. Here’s a photo from a speech to radiologists, encouraging them to share images with patients:[Read more…]
I have a new diagnosis. This post starts with a little history for context.
Ten years ago, three years into evangelizing patient engagement based on my kidney cancer story, I posted Time to practice what I preach: I have skin cancer again. Noting the pattern that highly engaged patients everywhere follow, I blogged that it was time to …[Read more…]
I mentioned last week that there’s been an upsurge in people reaching out to carry forward the message we e-patients have been evangelizing for ages. Hallelujah!
That post was an interview for the HIMSS Learning Network. Today’s is really exciting: Harry Glorikian, author of MoneyBall Medicine, has a new book coming, The Future You, about the new world of data-empowered medicine, with a rebranded podcast to match, and he asked me to be his first guest! Ya think I was ready for that?? It went great – so great he made it his first two episodes![Read more…]
In the twelve years I’ve been studying the evolution of medical science and the sociology of healthcare – the relationships – I’ve never read anything that stopped me in my tracks with how it summed it all up so quickly. This one, by Talya Miron-Shatz, did. Click through and give it a read – it’s not long.
Have you done something useful with your medical data to help manage your health? (Or someone else’s)
Perhaps others would find it useful… either your exact tool or your general method! In any case, share it with us, and maybe you’ll get brought to Amsterdam for …[Read more…]