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Articles on how I became an e-patient


JoPM book review: “Out of Her Mind”

The Journal of Participatory Medicine has just published a review of “Out of Her Mind: Women Writing on Madness.” Writer Meredith Linden, who lives with bipolar disorder, describes how the selections in this book can help validate people struggling with...

An e-Patient is Born: Elyse Chapman’s story

One of the key learnings of my first year as a student of the e-patient movement, studying how healthcare is evolving, is this: People get radicalized when it gets personal. This is one such story: it’s the e-patient awakening of a long-time personal friend of...

Patient Power: Andrew Schorr

Andrew Schorr‘s recent comment also merits a separate post: I am a 12-year leukemia survivor and very grateful to the ACOR community members who helped me numerous times along the way. I have dedicated my life to creating community online and also, in a...

E-patient Interview: Keith Schorsch

When Keith Schorsch began suffering from facial paralysis, fatigue, and severe muscular and skeletal pain, eleven doctors failed to identify the cause. Luckily, a friend recognized the symptoms as similar to what she had suffered when she had Lyme disease – and that’s...

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