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.

The Heart Attack That Wasn’t

Editor’s Note: This is a first installment (we hope) in a series about an all-too-real-life medical drama experienced by a former SPM board member and longtime sci-tech journalist Carla Berg-Nelson (aka “Carla B.”). There is much to learn here about being an...

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“Have you seen the stuff Jarche writes?”

The image above is from the blog post described below. SPM board member-at-large Peter Elias MD is a recently retired family physician who says he's always practiced participatory medicine, long before he knew it had a name. He's contributing a terrific amount of his...

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