Microblog: Engaged Thinking and the Patient
The patient, the whole patient and nothing but the patient
Carer and consumer advisor Belinda MacLeod-Smith challenges us to consider crucial elements of whole patient care, and how they can be impacted by limiting factors.
A cancer-screening approach for patients, designed by patients
Strategies included friendly, knowledgeable phone calls as reminders for cancer screening and a group education strategy to engage patients who are behind on their screening. As for how to present information, patients encouraged the use of visuals and text in medical and plain language.
Five Engagements That Will Define The Future Of Health
Engaging the whole patient, engaging social supports, engaging economics and anthropology, engaging all levels of government, doctor-patient engagement
Understanding Patient Needs before Health Intervention
UCLA Health’s leaders sought to understand the spectrum of needs that their patient had first to guide intervention. This exercise helped them to focus often limited resources to where improvements would be expected and address those problems that truly exist locally.
Athira's Whole-Patient Drug Development
Insights into patients’ mental, physical, and even financial needs drive all aspects of the program, from discovery to clinical development to drug administration.
Walking a Mile in Your Patients Shoes; Discovering the Social Determinants of Health and Community
Learn more about an experiential learning opportunity that allows the resident to become the patient.
Children’s Health System Offers Health Literacy Curriculum for High School Students
Nemours Children’s Health System, based in Delaware and one of the largest children’s health systems in the United States, offers a free curriculum designed to educate high-school-age students about how the health system works and how to get the most from their healthcare visits.
Holistic Health Speaks to All Generations
New research from Innova Market Insights identifies key characteristics and differences among Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers and the way that holistic nutrition approaches can be tailored to these generational groups.
Connecting patients with their community could transform healthcare
Connecting patients with organizations within their community can help transform healthcare and improve overall well-being, according to new research.
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