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Patient Empowerment with Digital Health

Changes that digital health would bring to our lives can hardly be described with a purely technological perspective. Contrary, its social and individual impacts are more likely to be revolutionary compared to technological ones. 335 more words

Patient Empowerment

the MAD blog awards 2015: last chance saloon

I love the buzz that inevitably comes with the blog award season. It’s our chance to celebrate what we do and why we do it and it’s brilliant to see so many lovely bloggers having the confidence to shout about how great their site is, whether they have 100 or 10,000 followers. 626 more words

Maternity

Improving Outcomes by Empowering Patients

As healthcare institutions work to meet the triple aim of reducing healthcare costs while improving quality of care and population-wide health, efforts to expand the role of  415 more words

Patient Empowerment

National Infant Immunization Week Great Time To Review Your Family's Immunizations

April 18–25 is National Infant Immunization Week. Publicity over measles, rotavirus, pertussis, polio, rubella, various flu strains and the much rarer Ebola and other viruses have helped remind Americans that immunizations play a critical role in protecting their families and others in their communities from potentially deadly or disabling diseases disease. 1,266 more words

Health Care Reform

You Are Your Best Advocate. The Power Of A Second Opinion

People reach out to me often for advice. It is typically related to a friend or a friend of a friend who is diagnosed with cancer. 792 more words

Resilience

MSA activist wins award

Multiple system atrophy is a rare disease, which makes it so important to educate others about it. One of the best at doing so is Pam Bower of Halifax, Nova Scotia, who lost her mother-in-law to the monster called MSA. 156 more words

MSA Awareness

Caring For The Caregivers: How To Help

Providing meaningful support of caregivers is a growing, challenging and essential urgent need for the millions of Americans acting as caregivers elderly, disabled, injured or ill family members or friends. 3,046 more words

Health Care