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Patient Advocates

Surviving Maternal Sepsis Leads to Patient Advocacy

Editor’s Note: This post, which describes Sarah Kiehl’s experience with maternal sepsis, first appeared in ImproveDx,  digital newsletter of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM). Kiehl is a patient partner in SIDM’s Patients Improving Research in Diagnosis (PAIRED) project. She has also shared her story on the website of the Sepsis Alliance, the organization that launched […]

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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 52 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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Patients as Partners

Patients are Central to the Diagnostic Team

Editor’s note: This post brings patients into the diagnostic process as informed, engaged partners by explaining that diagnosis is a complex process, not a simple answer. Written by an experienced patient advocate, this column originally appeared in the “Dx IQ” series on the website of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. SIDM works in […]

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Helene M. Epstein writes about patient safety and family health. Her goal is to help readers apply important new information to their own lives. Subscribe to her website at www.hmepstein.com and follow her on Twitter or Facebook.

Helene M. Epstein has 1 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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Patient Engagement

Patients Engaging as Partners in Research

Engaging in research is among many ways patients are improving the healthcare system and contributing to medical knowledge. Patients have always being involved in research as participants in clinical trials; now they are also helping to design, implement and evaluate research. PCORI—the Patient Controlled Outcomes Research Institute)—is one such program that includes patients as equal […]

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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 52 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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