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Join SPM in August at the HIMSS21 Conference

Join SPM in August at the HIMSS21 Conference

The HIMSS21 Global Health Conference & Exhibition brings you the world-class education, cutting-edge products and solutions, and unique networking opportunities you need to solve your biggest health information and technology challenges — all at one time,...
From the Heart: My Patient Engagement Journey

From the Heart: My Patient Engagement Journey

When my daughter Ada was an infant, a cardiologist told me that she needed open heart surgery, the sooner the better. Ada had been born with a small hole in her heart (a VSD), which, the doctor said, could stunt her growth and potentially cause heart failure or brain...
Leadership Transition, Part 1

Leadership Transition, Part 1

Leadership transitions are an essential part of the maturity of any organization. I have been board chair of Society for Participatory Medicine (SPM) for many years and now it is time to pass the torch to Mary Hennings so that I may become our first chief advocacy...
Checking the Compass of Participatory Medicine

Checking the Compass of Participatory Medicine

To paraphrase Abraham Lincoln, “A compass will point you to true north, but it doesn’t show you the swamps. If you get bogged down, what’s the use of knowing the direction?” When on a journey, it’s a good policy to periodically take...

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