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Activating Racial and Ethnic Minorities to Engage in Preventive Health: Patient Preferences for Health Reminders

Health reminders can successfully encourage racial and ethnic minority patients to participate in their own health care. Texts, phone calls, or letters from health care providers may be particularly effective at improving patient health outcomes.

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Activating Racial and Ethnic Minorities to Engage in Preventive Health: Patient Preferences for Health Reminders

Health reminders can successfully encourage racial and ethnic minority patients to participate in their own health care. Texts, phone calls, or letters from health care providers may be particularly effective at improving patient health outcomes.

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Finding the Patient Voice in Research Activities: Perspectives of Patient Advisors and Researchers

Rapid Streptococcal Antigen Detection Test Performed by Parents of Children with Sore Throat

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A Framework for Designing Digital Health Tools with Empathy

Empathy is a fundamental principle of medicine, yet it is often overlooked in the design of digital health tools. This omission may undermine the main purpose of these tools — to engage patients in order to improve outcomes. The author offers a straightforward way to effectively incorporate empathy into the design of patient-facing digital health tools.

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Out-of-Network Provider Billed as In-Network: My Appeal Process

Collaboration and Information: Conquering My Uterus

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Our Field Advances: Participatory Health Research Library Project to Begin

The best possible future for the medical professions must necessarily include the contributions of activated, engaged patients. The new Society for Participatory Medicine-Weill Cornell Participatory Health Research Library will strengthen the field of participatory medicine by providing ready access to literature supporting our initiatives.

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Alternative Sources of Health Care On Every Corner and in Cyberspace

Considering the Evidence: Experience vs. Experiment

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The Future of Patient Engagement in the Oncology Setting: How Practical Patient Engagement Recommendations and Innovative Inter-Professional Education Can Drive Change

The authors convened a round-table discussion with stakeholders and experts in patient engagement to address innovative, practical recommendations for patient engagement in oncology. They highlight emerging ways that provider and patient education can be delivered to support patient engagement, as well as research opportunities associated with engagement in oncology.

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

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

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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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