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navigating the pregnancy app minefield

When I was pregnant with Little Man back in 2010 – the veritable technological dark ages in comparison to today – the extent of my online interaction with other expectant mums was a… 1,262 more words


The Power of an Informed Second Opinion

My sister Kerry has been undergoing treatment for Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer for the last several years. She has done remarkably well (multiple rounds of chemo and multiple surgeries) and has exceeded the expectations of her medical team. 494 more words


More Patient Engagement, Please! 50th Drug Information Association Annual Meeting

Two weeks ago, I was pleased to have the opportunity to attend the 50th Annual Drug Information Association (DIA) Annual Meeting.  The DIA meeting brings together more than 7,000 life sciences professionals from all over the world. 845 more words

Transforming Clinical Trials

Patient Engagement: Are you a major player in improving your healthcare?

Since the enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 the adoption of electronic medical records (EMRs) has become increasingly prevalent.

Providers all across the country have taken the first steps toward achieving this initiative and have received stimulus payments for doing so by showing “Meaningful Use.” 432 more words