Increasing participation in QualityPath begins – and continues – only when there is ongoing communication, according to experts who shared their insights at a recent webinar.
Some critics of the OpenNotes® movement feel that reading doctors’ full notes about health care encounters could be TMI (Too Much Information). But OpenNotes is gradually silencing its critics by proving that offering more information is a positive way to get patients involved in their care.
Questions abound when it comes to tests and treatments. So how do we know when a specific test or treatment will protect our health and when it just might make things worse?
The debate on the best way to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is likely to continue to evolve in the hours, days and weeks ahead.
Over and over again, speakers young and old at the Kennedy Forum emphasized the importance of speaking up to erase the stigma of mental illness and addiction. But just as important, they said, is taking the time to speak kindly and express concern when someone dares to share struggles that might be related to mental health or substance abuse.