Participatory Medicine is a model of cooperative health care that seeks to achieve active involvement by patients, professionals, caregivers, and others across the continuum of care on all issues related to an individual's health. Participatory medicine is an ethical approach to care that also holds promise to improve outcomes, reduce medical errors, increase patient satisfaction and improve the cost of care. Learn more...
Intro note by e-Patient Dave: What a great development! CCCC is an organizational member of our Society, and last year we blogged CCCC conference announces inaugural class of palliative care e-patients, and now, even better news: e-patient participation is getting formal support through a PCORI grant! I spoke at last year’s event, and as I said in my […]
Member Angela Lundberg’s blog article was just published for RheumatoidArthritis.net. It discusses the high out-of-pocket costs of health insurance for people who already have insurance. Health Insurance & RA: Dangerously Uncovered Besides the benefits she got from Obamacare, Angela also touches on the burden of disease for the chronic patient: Overwhelmed with work and life […]
Prepared Patient Blog featuring Jessie Gruman, PhD, president and founder of the Center for Advancing Health. Jessie was a founding editor of JoPM and continues to have a positive impact on the field of participatory medicine and the cause of patient empowerment.