Journal of Participatory Medicine

The Journal of Participatory Medicine (ISSN: 2152-7202) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal with the mission to advance the understanding and practice of participatory medicine among health care professionals and patients. It is published by the Society for Participatory Medicine.

As of September 2017, the Journal is now published by JMIR Publications. Please visit the new Journal website for the most recent articles.

Most Recent

Evidence

Evolving Patient-Researcher Collaboration: An Illustrative Case Study of a Patient-Led Knowledge Translation Event

Abstract Summary: Patient engagement occurs when patients actively collaborate in health research in ways that are meaningful to them. Resources to facilitate patient engagement have been developed, but their approach is mainly toward building competencies in the...

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Perspectives

A Framework for Designing Digital Health Tools with Empathy

Empathy is a fundamental principle of medicine, yet it is often overlooked in the design of digital health tools. This omission may undermine the main purpose of these tools — to engage patients in order to improve outcomes. The author offers a straightforward way to effectively incorporate empathy into the design of patient-facing digital health tools.

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Opinion

Columns

The Future of Patient Engagement in the Oncology Setting: How Practical Patient Engagement Recommendations and Innovative Inter-Professional Education Can Drive Change

The authors convened a round-table discussion with stakeholders and experts in patient engagement to address innovative, practical recommendations for patient engagement in oncology. They highlight emerging ways that provider and patient education can be delivered to support patient engagement, as well as research opportunities associated with engagement in oncology.

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