e-Patients Blog

Our blog highlights items of interest to those in the world of e-patients and participatory medicine. Some of our most popular topics include e-patient stories, e-patient resources, problems in healthcare, medical records, news & gossip, patient networks, policy issues, positive patterns, patient/doctor co-care, patients as teachers, reforming healthcare, trends & principles, and why participatory medicine. Our newest blog posts are below.

Patient Ownership of Data?

Do you care about health data ownership and want to stay abreast of national initiatives to wrestle with and solve ownership issues? If so, this post is for you. What does it mean to own my health data? Is it like owning my car or my house? Is it like a copyright? Do...

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Originally published six years ago - as good as new today! The empowered patient, skeptical of professional authority, is not a new phenomenon: s/he was actually created by the American Revolution. Reading through historian Gordon Wood’s Pulitzer Prize-winning...

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Give Me My DaM Data::The Revolution

SPM advocates vociferously for patient ownership of their own data. Success would be revolutionary. But revolutions do not suddenly appear. They result from persistent long-term effort, strategy, and tactics. Key milestones often only appear in hindsight. The...

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