Category Archives: Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Hispanic Community Cares for Each Other with Covid Precautions

On a snowy January morning, Luis Portillo stood in line on the side of a busy road in Silver Spring, Maryland — a suburb just north of Washington, D.C. — with about 200 other people, waiting for his turn to get tested for covid-19 at Mary’s Center, a federally qualified health center. Portillo, a 65-year-old […]

Community Engagement

Singing Three-Part Harmony

Danny van Leeuwen, whose “Health Hats” blog and podcast are often featured here, embodies engagement. In the intro to his latest podcast, he emphasizes the richness of patient engagement; done right, it pervades an organization at all levels: Patients engaged in governance, design, operations, and learning about medical care delivery, policy, research, technology, and business. […]

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Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

Susan Carr has 164 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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Community Engagement

Local Clinic Engages to Solve Immediate Problems With Current Resources

In a recent episode, the “An Arm and a Leg” podcast offers novel, inspiring examples of patient and community engagement in healthcare. Though the podcast nominally focuses on problems related to the cost of care, the core subject of this episode is hope. Hope for delivering healthcare to a community with challenging circumstances, including low resources […]

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Susan Carr Susan Carr is a medical editor and writer specializing in patient safety and engagement. In addition to curating the EngagingPatients blog, she produces publications for the Betsy Lehman Center in Boston and the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Susan lives and works in Lunenburg, Massachusetts.

Susan Carr has 164 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

Check out my: Twitter