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.

Health Partner or Care Partner?

Navigating the health journey is complex, treacherous, and emotional. Few can successfully navigate alone. The health partner/care partner helps you navigate the health journey. They commit to being your wing person, your chief of staff, a person you trust to problem solve and hang in there with you. So is this person a health or care partner?

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Lived Experience + Expertise = Value

Recently I connected a patient expert in insurance and provider billing with a patient at the tail end of chemo struggling with huge unexpected bills. I introduced a cancer survivor with web design skills to a patient advocate setting up a new blog. I linked a parent...

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