Non-coronavirus medical care: Going to the doctor has changed, so what can you do?

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Non-coronavirus medical care: Going to the doctor has changed, so what can you do?

The simple act of going to the doctor has changed in the era of coronavirus (COVID-19). In general, most of us don’t want to go to the hospital or doctor’s office unless we absolutely have to, and that feeling is multiplied exponentially in this time of coronavirus, when it seems obvious that a hospital is […]

Joining Health Rosetta’s collaborators board

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Joining Health Rosetta’s collaborators board

Check out our neighbors at HealthRosetta! I’ve just joined the collaborators board — which also includes Bill Gates, Esther Dyson, Susannah Fox, Danny Sands, Rushika Fernandopulle, Dan Kraft and Eric Topol, Jonathan Bush, Bryan Vartabedian, Gilles Frydman, Rob Lamberts, John Grohol, Tom Ferguson, Lygeia Ricchiardi, Adrian Gropper, Hugo Campos, OpenNotes, Leonard Kish, Shannon Brownlee and many […]

People want to collaborate with doctors, new study finds

Summary: “A fundamental precept of participatory medicine is that health care should not be a spectator sport — it’s best practiced in a participatory manner,” writes Danny Sands on the Society for Participatory Medicine blog. “This requires engagement from both the patient and the clinician. Yet the typical behavior of health encounters is not that. […]

Crowdsourcing our coverage: Tell us what we should be writing about

  Summary:   Crowdsourcing is engaging a lot of news organizations today. While some journalists are nervous about crowdsourcing — “Yikes, we’d rather talk than listen, and what if they tell us something we don’t want to hear? Or something that we know isn’t true?” — we here at clearhealthcosts.com love crowdsourcing. We find, as […]