Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #ePatients

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"Professionalism in any field requires keeping pace with change, & nowhere is it more true than medicine....valid knowledge may come from the patient as well as from clinician resources: a sociological change driven by technological change." #psychiatry /1…
"Case after case is presented showing that patients today have generated undeniable value, violating the expectations and assumed best practices of the old model."… /2
"standards of professionalism & appropriate care must be updated, lest we fail to achieve best possible standard must be to teach clinicians to recognize, welcome, & work with empowered #epatients in the new model of participatory medicine."…
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"As the meaning of the term has expanded, some #ePatients have developed a high level of expertise & in turn have taken a leadership role within the ePatient movement. @StanfordMedX has coined the term ePatient scholar to describe these leaders...." /1…
Nelson, R., (September 13, 2016) "Informatics: Empowering ePatients to Drive Health Care Reform - Part I" OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing Vol. 21, No. 3.… /2
"The leaders introduced below demonstrate what equipped, enabled, empowered, & engaged patients can and will do to gain a proactive role in managing their healthcare. They demand ‘Give me my own damn data’ & even point out that the data are often dirty." /3
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You going to Health Datapalooza next month? YOU WANT TO, you do! It's never just a nerd herd, and this year you'll get #cyberwoke. Settle in, I'll spin the tale. #HDPalooza #epatient #datarights
First, you need to know that as awesome as social media is for #epatients, #research teams, #healthpolicy wonks, #datascience peeps, and other members of the #HDPalooza tribe, there IS a dark side. #cyberwoke #dataprivacy #HumanRights
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