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For Some Patients, Writing is Engagement

People write for different reasons: to examine experience, sharpen thinking, share lessons learned, advocate for others, and inspire action. In all cases, writing engages us in reflection and offers a way to engage with others. Health care social networks, like Inspire and Mayo Clinic Connect, encourage patients and caregivers to use writing and other media to engage by reflecting […]


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 185 post(s) at EngagingPatients.org

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