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Selecting Quality Indicators in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Care: A “Stakeholder-Driven” Approach

This study shows how a participatory approach provides a valid method of selecting relevant and important quality indicators for a specific setting.

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Selecting Quality Indicators in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Care: A “Stakeholder-Driven” Approach

This study shows how a participatory approach provides a valid method of selecting relevant and important quality indicators for a specific setting.

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Understanding Parent Perspectives Concerning Adolescents’ Online Access to Personal Health Information

Participatory Group Prenatal Education Using Photonovels: Evaluation of a Lay Health Educator Model with Low-Income Latinas

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How a Patient Was Motivated by Reading His Office Notes

A patient who tried for years, and failed, to make healthier lifestyle choices finally found inspiration in the office notes his doctor shared with him.

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An e-Patient Awakening: Endometriosis

Caseous Swiss Medicine

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Considering the Evidence: Experience vs. Experiment

Modern medicine often disparages anecdotes as not worthy of serious consideration, but several studies suggest that we can all benefit from both types of evidence: experience and experiment.

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Improved Lifestyle is the Pathway to Health

Making Treatment Decisions in the Midst of Chaos

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Just Text Me: Using SMS Technology for Collaborative Patient Mood Charting

Mood 24/7 is an innovation in traditional mood charting that uses text-messaging technology and may increase patient engagement and accuracy in reporting mood symptoms.

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Implementing an Interoperable Personal Health Record in Pediatrics: Lessons Learned at an Academic Children’s Hospital

Innovations in Participatory Medicine: The Advent of Do-It-Yourself Blood Glucose Monitoring

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International Workshop on Infrastructures for Health Care: Patient-Centered Care and Patient Generated Data

Technology is allowing more and more patients to become health data “prosumers” (producers and consumers), potentially promoting richer, more participatory forms of patient-doctor relations. But certain challenges must be overcome before patient-generated data sharing can become a part of everyday clinical work.

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Book Review: The Girl on the 6th Floor

Book Review: A Cure for Asthma? What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You — And Why

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