Microblogs: Patient Engagement
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How the Coronavirus Affects Social Determinants of Health
The social determinants of health are quite apparent as public health community work to address coronavirus. Critical is the need to address the disparities for the homeless or whose who are housing insecure, who have limited food security, and who live in rural regions.
Patient Speaks to a Disconnect in Healthcare
Swapna Kakani was diagnosed with Short Bowel Syndrome, a chronic rare disease, at birth, and for 27 years she has lived with supplemental intravenous nutrition and a feeding tube. Swapna details her experiences and the systemic issue affecting healthcare—a lack of shared, patient-provider decision making.
Patients Pay It Forward With My Mentor Connections
My Mentor Connections offers those living with multiple myeloma and their caregivers the opportunity to connect with a patient or caregiver mentor by phone and receive support and encouragement.
Retail Clinics Are, Helping To Ignite Better Patient Engagement
Retail clinics are meeting consumer demand for easy access to care. This is putting pressure on traditional health care providers to rethink how they engage patients.
Whole-Person Healing: Celebrating 20 Years of Integrative Medicine at MSK
The Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering is celebrating 20 years of incorporating complementary medicine into the care plans of people with cancer.