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Patients’ online access to Electronic Health Records – current status and experiences from the implementation in Sweden

In a couple of ours I will be presenting a paper I’ve written together with Isabella Scandurra to an audience at MedInfo2017, a big international Medical and Health Informatics conference. 522 more words

3 Big Takeaways from the Aspen Ideas Festival

I traveled to Aspen, Colorado, earlier this summer to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival: Spotlight Health. Presented by the Aspen Institute, which is an international nonprofit think tank that encourages the exchange of innovative ideas, the festival is deemed the nation’s premier public gathering place for leaders around the globe to present and discuss today’s pressing issues and ideas. 125 more words

Jon Belsher

Standing up for our rights

Standing up for our rights can be difficult when we’re ill, so here are some resources on getting our healthcare, social care, benefits, housing, and employment needs met. 222 more words


More power to you: M.E. patients found to be the least empowered

How can we become more empowered, and what do health professionals need to know to enable this? 776 more words


Making the most of PIP

Being awarded PIP at long last has opened up lots of other help such as travel cards, a blue badge and discounts for those who help me when I’m out and about. 789 more words

Quality Of Life

Just say no...to your doctor

It was a busy week, I started back to work after being off for 9 weeks recovering from a shattered wrist, had 3 doctor appointments and 2 physical therapy sessions.  900 more words

Health Savings Should Start With Misdirected "Quality" Standards 

Well-intentioned but misdirected “quality@ and safety regulations and third party imposed credentialing, rating and quality standards drive up operating costs of hospitals, physicians and other health providers, payers and plan sponsors. 143 more words