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Patient Safety

Learning From the Pandemic: Support for All

Editor’s Note: In late 2020, the Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety asked four healthcare leaders how the pandemic had affected their organization’s approach to an overarching issue in patient safety. Patricia McGaffigan, vice president of safety programs at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Boston, Massachusetts, was asked to reflect on how the pandemic had […]

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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 108 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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Patient Engagement

Ready for the New Year?

Editor’s Note: Looking back over 2020, it’s easy to see that the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has touched nearly every aspect of daily life around the world, and in heath care the impact has been profound. What a year! In addition to the extent and depth of change the pandemic has triggered, I’m struck by the pandemic’s […]

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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 108 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

Check out my: Twitter


Patient Engagement

Disengaging and Reengaging in Healthcare

Patient engagement has taken a hit from the novel coronavirus outbreak. Since early March when “lockdown” upended normal life across the country, many patients have disengaged from healthcare—missed care they needed either because appointments had been cancelled or because they felt the risk of catching COVID-19 outweighed the risk of delayed care. Even highly activated […]

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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 108 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

Check out my: Twitter


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 108 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

Check out my: Twitter