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Patient Engagement: A Skill Cultivated Through Deliberate Practice? How the Evolution of Lean May Reveal a New Frontier in Person- and Family-Centered Care

A shocking medical diagnosis doesn’t come with a playbook for how to face it. The author created his own playbook for coping with his infant son’s condition, by applying Lean management principles he learned in the corporate world.

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The Value of a Therapeutic Gardening Intervention for Post-Stroke Patients’ Engagement During Rehabilitation: An Exploratory Qualitative Study

This study found that post-stroke patients who engage in therapeutic gardening perceive it as a way to foster their active role in medical care, enabling a proactive and positive attitude towards disease management. The authors encourage more research to grow the knowledge base regarding therapeutic gardening interventions.

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Engaging Patients in Managing Chronic Disease: An Analysis of Data from the Connecticut Health Care Survey

Community-Academic Partnership: Identifying Patient Perceptions Related to Obesity in a Spina Bifida Population

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Patient Engagement: A Skill Cultivated Through Deliberate Practice? How the Evolution of Lean May Reveal a New Frontier in Person- and Family-Centered Care

A shocking medical diagnosis doesn’t come with a playbook for how to face it. The author created his own playbook for coping with his infant son’s condition, by applying Lean management principles he learned in the corporate world.

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How a Patient Was Motivated by Reading His Office Notes

An e-Patient Awakening: Endometriosis

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Alternative Sources of Health Care On Every Corner and in Cyberspace

Faced with a shortage of primary care doctors, patients are finding alternative options — both in-person and online — for basic, sudden, non- emergency and routine medical needs.

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Considering the Evidence: Experience vs. Experiment

Improved Lifestyle is the Pathway to Health

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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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