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Evaluation of a Multistate Public Engagement Project on Pandemic Influenza

This study used a participatory model to evaluate six CDC-funded public-engagement initiatives pertaining to pandemic influenza. The authors describe the evaluation process and share lessons learned that may be useful in evaluating public engagement processes in general.

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Evaluation of a Multistate Public Engagement Project on Pandemic Influenza

This study used a participatory model to evaluate six CDC-funded public-engagement initiatives pertaining to pandemic influenza. The authors describe the evaluation process and share lessons learned that may be useful in evaluating public engagement processes in general.

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Do You Hear What I Hear? Communication Practices about Medications Between Physicians and Clients with Chronic Illness in Canada

Viewing Laboratory Test Results Online: Patients’ Actions and Reactions

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But You Said I Wouldn’t Need Radiation

Which physician would you rather have as a patient? Here a breast cancer survivor analyzes the communication styles of two of her doctors — the first left her anxious and bereft, while the second helped her feel informed and hopeful.

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

“What Brings You In Today?” Assessing and Addressing Potential Cross-Cultural Communication Gaps

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The Patient, the Provider, and Participatory Medicine—Are We a House Divided?

What does “participatory medicine” really mean? Widely varying interpretations have sometimes led to confusion and conflict, and threaten to limit our progress in advancing health.

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Fighting over Homework: an e-Patient Debate

Tom Ferguson’s Triangles in the 21st Century: An Initial Proposal

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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: Chronic Resilience

This is the first book I’ve read that highlights the strength gained when going through a traumatic event, and teaches the reader to apply it to living with a chronic illness.

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Book Review: Let Patients Help!

Book Review: The Creative Destruction of Medicine

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