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SPM in Real Life: Spring ’18

NEW MEMBERS: Spring ’18 Brief bios/plugs for new members (extracted from the Introduce Yourself Connect Community) Katherine Infantes-Cordova, a bilingual patient liaison passionate about improving the patient experience, is eager to take part in eliminating...

Letter to CMS from SPM

Inspired by comments made during HIMSS18, Danny Sands MD and Vera Rulon, chair of the S4PM policy committee wrote Seema Verma, Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on behalf of the Society for Participatory Medicine (SPM). They applaud HHS...

SPM Travel Scholarships for Patients and Caregivers!

Did you know that the Society has a Travel Scholarship Fund available for to help eligible patients and caregivers offset travel costs to as they share their participatory medical journey and show how they are apart of the solution and not the problem? Enabling...

Editor’s Musings: Spring ’18

Hello world-wide friends, colleagues, and advocates. Either I’m more aware of how much SPM members contribute or our pooled contributions are expanding considerably. I’m a master networker and I work from home. So, while I feel like I have a fair pulse of...

Highlighted Communities: Spring ’18

To view discussions in a community, click the link and join the community. Advocacy and Policy: Discussion about Advocacy Committee evaluations of AHRQ Funding, FDA CDS Guidelines, Rural Medical Record Legislation, TEFCA and the potential sale of patient data; an RFP...

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