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Patient Empowerment Infographic

Patient empowerment has the potential to revolutionize healthcare, and it’s happening at a time when patients have more information at hand than ever before. Emerging as a new paradigm, patient empowerment promises to help improve medical outcomes while also lowering treatment costs. 152 more words


The Elite 8 - Summertime Edition

Bernadette Keefe MD


In U.S. collegiate sports, “The Elite Eight“, are the final eight teams in the national tournament; two from each region. 2,226 more words

Bernadette Keefe MD

The Doctor Only Welcomes "Intelligent Questions"

Let’s just say you’re in the doctor’s office because you’ve got a brand, new problem  – one you know nothing about.  You’ve explained your symptoms. He quickly examines you and comes up with a diagnosis.   423 more words

Health Advocacy

Got Sleep?


Bernadette Keefe MD


The most recent data is that 20-40% of the U.S. adult population is sleep deprived: meaning they are not getting the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep per night. 762 more words

Bernadette Keefe MD

Patients Academy


Il Progetto europeo EUPATI offre ai pazienti e ai loro familiari un’opportunità di formazione sulla Ricerca e Sviluppo (R&D) dei farmaci e terapie innovative attraverso corsi e divulgazione di materiale scientificamente valido, oggettivo ed esaustivo. 54 more words

Patient Empowerment

Get a Paper Prescription...If You Can

A couple of days ago my dermatologist suggested I try a prescription form of cortisone for a small, funny spot on my leg. His staff assistant. 527 more words

Reading my EHR as a way to prepare

I’m waiting for my primary care center to call me back, and while I’m waiting I log into my online electronic health record. It’s always good to be prepared. 557 more words

Patient Experience