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NEJM: Post-Hospital Syndrome

SPM member Marge Benham-Hutchins (see her December post) spotted this item. It’s a vital point for patient and family awareness, leading to patient engagement – patients as responsible drivers of their health. I added the italics below. From a recent...

Top 5 Posts of 2012

I was curious to see which were the top 5 posts, traffic-wise, and figured readers might be interested, too. Here’s the line-up: #1: Open knowledge saves lives. Oppose H.R. 3699! by Gilles Frydman The e-patients.net post with the highest number of views is a...

What’s in a (disease) name?

I witnessed an intriguing Twitter conversation between Christy Collins and Greg Biggers about disease names, so I asked Christy to write up her thoughts. It is an honor to host this guest post: By Christy Collins When I started an advocacy and research organization...

Watson: a love story

Before you read this post, think of a time when you had a crush on someone. Think about that swirl of emotions, the highs and the lows. That’s where I was a couple weeks ago, except it wasn’t about a person. I fell hard for Watson, IBM’s hot new outboard brain. I’d...

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