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Patient Empowerment

Hostage Bargaining Syndrome Happens in Healthcare, Too

“Hostage” is an unusual, perhaps startling, word in a health care context.” 1(p1375) The word “hostage” caught my attention as I quickly scanned Twitter or some other message feed on my computer. I don’t recall exactly what I was doing at the time, but I stopped and quickly clicked my way to “When Patients and Their […]


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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