Category Archives: Listening to patients

Patient Centeredness in Policy & Practice:
Live from ECRI_FDA Meeting

Tweet Numerous challenges various entities are facing and building patient-centeredness. Panel #1: Susan Dentzer, Health Affairs, Margaret Hamburg, FDA Commissioner, MD, Carolyn Clancy, MD, Director, AHRQ, Joe V. Selby, MD, MPH, Executive Director, PCORI Hamburg: onslaught of HIV/AIDS epidemic in … Continue reading

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Live from ECRI_FDA Meeting

A Call for Professional Translators and Interpreters for Non-Native US Speakers

Tweet  Video by the Texas Association of Healthcare Interpreters and Translators, Houston, TX How many times have you been to the emergency room or doctor’s office where people who speak limited English are having difficulty communicating what’s wrong? Have … Continue reading

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Join the Conversation: Patient POV Steps Up Posting In May

Tweet Because I have not been getting posts up more than once a week, I decided to join Word Count’s Blogathon. It starts today (May 1). A blogathon is a challenge, much like a marathon race or triathlon, to focus … Continue reading

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Listening to Patients: Voices from the Underground

Tweet You don’t have to look very far to find patients who feel nobody is listening to them these days, even though there is a robust patient empowerment and support community. Yet a wealth of stories are not being told … Continue reading

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