Tag Archives: Society for Participatory Medicine

Personal Health Data

Patient-Generated Health Data: Taking the Lottery Out of Love

The dating site Match.com wants to help singles “find the kind of relationship they’re looking for” by providing “the tools they need to help take the lottery out of love.” The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to do the same for the relationship between patients and doctors through the “bi-directional availability […]

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Michael L. Millenson, President, Health Quality Advisors LLC Michael L. Millenson, president of Health Quality Advisors LLC, Highland Park, IL, is a nationally recognized expert on quality of care improvement, patient-centered care and web-based health. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Demanding Medical Excellence: Doctors and Accountability in the Information Age, and he is adjunct associate professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. National Public Radio called him “in the vanguard of the movement” to measure and improve American medicine. Prior to starting his own firm, Millenson was a principal in the health-care practice of a major human resources consulting firm. Before that, he was a healthcare reporter for the Chicago Tribune, where he was nominated three times for a Pulitzer Prize. He serves on the boards of the American Journal of Medical Quality and Project Patient Care.

Michael L. Millenson, President, Health Quality Advisors has 19 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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Advance Directives

Advance Directives and Other Medical Tall Tales

Editor’s note: EngagingPatients.org has published posts recently that share a focus on advance directives for end-of-life care. With deeply personal choices, advance directives involve patients and family members—as well as readers—in a wide range of concerns, touching on many topics in patient engagement. In this post, Brenda Denzler reflects on end-of-life choices and the experiences of […]

In the Literature

Engaging Patients in Canada

Earlier this month, I reviewed notable articles about patient and family engagement published in 2018. Reflecting my own bias, all of the articles on my list reflected experience in the United States. The U.S. bias was subconscious until I discovered a special issue of Healthcare Quarterly,a journal published by Longwoods Publishing Corp., based in Toronto. […]