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Primary Care

Dispatch From a Country Doctor: Seeing Patients Differently in the Time of Coronavirus

Editor’s Note: This story, first published by Kaiser Health News, describes adjustments made by patients and clinicians at River Bend Family Medicine, a physician’s office in Maryland, during the coronavirus outbreak. It demonstrates both the advantages of telemedicine and the irreplaceable role of personal relationships in medicine. Patients would often stop by River Bend Family […]

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Julie Appleby Julie Appleby is a senior correspondent for Kaiser Health News where she reports on the Affordable Care Act, health care treatments and costs, trends in health insurance, and policy affecting hospitals and other medical providers. She serves on the board of the Association of Health Care Journalists and has a Master of Public Health degree.

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2020 Sherman Award

Sherman Award Postponed as Healthcare Workforce Responds to Pandemic

The 2020 Sherman Award for Excellence in Patient Engagement has been postponed while healthcare organizations around the world confront the global coronavirus crisis. The Sherman Award is central the mission of Taylor Healthcare and the Engaging Patients blog, but progress on this year’s award must now be suspended in deference to public health concerns and […]

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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.

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COVID-19

Engaging with Coronavirus Precautions

“Honestly, I think we’re all trying to figure out how worried to be.” – Dr. William Dale, quoted by Judith Graham Editor’s note: From washing canned goods to disinfecting our cellphones, leaving packing boxes on the porch, self-quarantining and wondering if all 60 year olds are at “high risk,” the novel coronavirus has us all […]

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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 101 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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