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The who, what, when, where, and why of Cochrane

The who, what, when, where, and why of Cochrane

If you’ve been paying attention, you know that yours truly got the chance to attend the annual Cochrane Colloquium in Edinburgh in September this year, thanks to a travel stipend from SPM, a #PatientsIncluded bursary from Cochrane UK, the hosts of the 2018...
How many tries does it take to flip a physician?

How many tries does it take to flip a physician?

(chapter two of three) Watching physicians pivot from ‘More is Better’ to ‘Less is More’ For British cardiologist David Warriner it all began when he was a trainee MD and it was his job to organize the daily tests ordered on the ward. Time and...

On Making Patient Reviews of Physicians More Useful

I recently hosted a Google Hangout on Air entitled Patient Reviews of Physicians: The Wisdom of the Crowd? (presented by The Harlow Group LLC in association with The Society for Participatory Medicine). I spoke with Niam Yaraghi (Center for Technology Innovation, The...

Keeping Patients in the Dark: SIIPC14

  Several SPM members were in attendance at the recent SIIPC14 conference at Dartmouth, where the ongoing work on healthcare system transformation  has been the source of much great content on e-patients.net over the years. Casey Quinlan – yes, yours truly...

#patientgate – digital recordings change everything

Glyn Elwyn, a very smart guy/MD who’s currently thinking deep thoughts at Dartmouth, was a participant at the undisclosed location on the undisclosed project I was involved in two weeks ago. He’s posted a real barn-burner on BMJ. Its headline:...

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