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What Do People Want from Their Health Care? A Qualitative Study

The doctor-patient relationship remains at the heart of people’s perceptions of health care, and innovations in patient-centered medicine should aim to strengthen this relationship.

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What Do People Want from Their Health Care? A Qualitative Study

The doctor-patient relationship remains at the heart of people’s perceptions of health care, and innovations in patient-centered medicine should aim to strengthen this relationship.

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Exploring an American Indian Participatory Medical Model

Text Messaging Improves Participation in Laboratory Testing in Adolescent Liver Transplant Patients

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Caseous Swiss Medicine

A medical student recounts a tense situation that occured in an inpatient setting because of the many “holes” in the “Swiss cheese” system.

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But You Said I Wouldn’t Need Radiation

Going Digital with Patients: Managing Potential Liability Risks of Patient-Generated Electronic Health Information

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Making Treatment Decisions in the Midst of Chaos

When the diagnosis is murky and the best treatment is unclear, patients must make treatment decisions amidst chaos and information overload. Co-Editor-in-Chief Joe Graedon shares his experience in navigating this tricky territory.

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Lightning Goes to Ground

Participatory Care in the Nursing Home Setting

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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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Book Review: The Girl on the 6th Floor

Written by the father of an encephalitis survivor, this book shows participatory medicine at its best.

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

Book Review: Chronic Resilience

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