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Participatory Medicine

Engage With Empathy

Barbara Ficarra | Posted 08.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra

To effectively engage patients and caregivers, it is critical that health care providers engage with empathy. With empathy we connect, we understand, we listen, and we communicate. We can engage and empower our patients to be proactive and in charge of their health.

Strategic Analytic Model for Creating a Prosperous World at Peace

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

Whole Earth Whole Systems The Earth is a self-contained system in which all elements interact in ways that we humans simply do not understand--witnes...

Health Data is Useful... if it Informs Conversations

Roni Zeiger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Roni Zeiger

Even when good evidence suggests a given course of treatment or testing, decisions often include complex pros and cons. What should we do?

Mission: Transform the Culture of Medicine

Roni Zeiger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Roni Zeiger

I'm proud to share that a special online journal has launched. The simple goal is to learn what methods really work for patient-doctor collaboration, and in doing so transform the culture of medicine.

Who Is the Most Important Stakeholder in Health Care?

Roni Zeiger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Roni Zeiger

Consumers need to be part of the health care conversation and doctors and patients alike need better access to basic data about what works and what doesn't.