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...
In July we invited you to vote on a large group of patient activists, to select finalists in Health 2.0 conference’s tenth annual conference: Health 2.0: first conference to offer Patient Activist awards. Vote! What a gathering this will be: travel expenses for the TWENTY FINALISTS are being paid by the Gordon & Betty Moore […]
Thanks to @SusanCarr, the highly patient-centered editor of Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare, for this tipoff this morning. I only have time right now to post this & run out the door. Click the image to visit the piece on the Times site, but first, consider my questions below. My initial thoughts – but I haven’t had time to […]
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.