Past Patient Chats

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

  • December 23, 2016 & January 6, 2017: No Patient Chat due to Holidays
  • December 9, 2016: Looking Back… Looking Ahead… Empowered #patientchat
  • November 25, 2016: No Patient Chat this week due to Thanksgiving holiday (U.S.)
  • November 11, 2016: “Health Share” Empowered #patientchat
  • November 6, 2016: Popup #patientchat – Hacking Healthcare with @TheBigHeist: Open Enrollment & DPC
  • October 28, 2016: No Chat
  • October 21, 2016 (re-scheduled from 10/14): Whole Health & Wellness with @justagoodlife
  • October 6, 2016: Popup #patientchat – Health Awareness Days
  • September 30, 2016: Flipping the Wait #MedX
  • September 16, 2016: Mental Health and Chronic Disease #MedX
  • September 2, 2016: No Patient Chat this week due to Labor Day Holiday Weekend (U.S.)
  • August 19, 2016: An Integrative Medicine Primer with a Holistic Nurse
  • August 5, 2016: Quality of Life – Define it. Share it. Live it. with Alan Brewington
  • July 22, 2016: Finding Help in the Healthcare Maze – Where to Start
  • July 10, 2016: Popup #patientchat – Medical Trauma
  • July 8, 2016: No Chat
  • June 26, 2016: Popup #patientchat – “The Open Patient” Documentary Discussion and Chat with @TheLizArmy @StevenKeating
  • June 24, 2016: No Chat
  • June 10, 2016: Citizen Science: Hacking Healthcare with John Novack @teaminspire
  • June 5, 2016: Popup #patientchat – How to Take Charge of your Medical Information with Richard Kreis
  • May 27, 2016: No Patient Chat this week due to Memorial Day Holiday Weekend (U.S.)
  • May 13, 2016: How to Create Work-Life Harmony with Chronic Disease
  • April 29, 2016: No Chat
  • April 22, 2016: Getting to the Heart of Patient-Centered Care with Dr. Rob Lamberts
  • April 15, 2016: No Chat
  • April 1, 2016: How to Communicate with Your Healthcare Team
  • March 18, 2016: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate with Patient Empowerment Network (@power4patients)
  • March 4, 2016: Rare Disease Advocacy with @RareCandace
  • February 19, 2016: Using Technology for Emotional Support, with CanSurround
  • February 5, 2016: Adjusting to a Family Member’s Diagnosis #patientchat with @caregiving
  • January 31, 2016: #popup #patientchat – How do we empower more people in their health?
  • January 22, 2016: Who’s in Your Corner? – Building Your Healthcare Team, Empowered #patientchat
  • January 8, 2016: Empowered #patientchat – Self-care Goals

2015

  • December 25, 2015: No Patient Chat this week due to Holidays
  • December 11, 2015: The Empowered Patient Year in Review
  • November 27, 2015: No Patient Chat this week due to Thanksgiving holiday
  • November 13, 2015: Tips for Improved Patient/Doctor Communication with Edward Leigh, MA
  • October 30, 2015: Empowered #PatientChat with Devices for Dignity
  • October 16, 2015: Tools to take charge of your health
  • September 25, 2015: Live from medx  (off-schedule due to Stanford Medicine X Conference)
  • September 4, 2015: Patient Experience with CancerGeek and Dr. Gia Sison
  • August 21, 2015: Talking telehealth
  • August 7, 2015: How do we empower more people in their health?
  • July 24, 2015: Challenges in scheduling medical visits?!
  • July 10, 2015: Getting your healthcare records organized
  • June 26, 2015: Where can I get the latest science that matters to me? with Tal Givoly of Medivizor
  • June 12, 2015: How patients can get involved in research & trials with special guest Anne Marie Ciccarella
  • May 29, 2015: Why are patient stories important?
  • May 15, 2015: How to coordinate care when you have more than one doctor
  • May 1, 2015: Empowered #PatientChat with Flip the Clinic
  • April 3, 2015: Tending to your mental health with special guest Kati Morton, LMFT
  • March 20, 2015: Patient Chat with Grant Perry of PatientPilot
  • March 6, 2015: How can you speak up and be heard at a doctor’s visit?
  • February 20, 2015: Family Caregivers and Patients Facing End of Life Together with Denise Brown of Caregiving.com
  • February 6, 2015: How can we hack the waiting room?
  • January 23, 2015: Online Support Groups: How can they help?” with Dr. Vincent Caimano
  • December 26, 2014 & January 9, 2015: No Patient Chat due to Holidays
  • December 12, 2014 at 10am PT: John Novack from Inspire, Using social networks to improve your health
  • November 28, 2014: No Patient Chat this week due to Thanksgiving holiday
  • November 14, 2014: Dr. Goldina Erowele Founder, CareNovate Brands
  • October 31, 2014: Martine Ehrenclou, M.A., Author of “The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get The Best Medical Care” CHAT TRANSCRIPT HERE
  • October 17, 2014: What is an #epatient and why should I care? epatient101.com
  • October 3, 2014: How to Find a Quality Doctor (topic inspired by this AP-Norc poll)
  • September 19, 2014: “How to Make Meaningful Doctor & Patient Connections Online” with Lisa Johnson from Sermo.com, “#1 physicians’ social network in the US” CHAT TRANSCRIPT HERE
  • September 5, 2014 at 10am PT: “Live from MedX” with Emily Lu
  • August 22, 2014 at 10am PST: “Storytelling for Healing: How Sharing your Story Helps” with special guest Amy Ohm from TreatmentDiaries.com Chat details here  CHAT TRANSCRIPT HERE
  • August 8, 2014 at 10am PST: “Hospital Stays the #epatient Way”  with special guest #epatient Mark-John Clifford of Health in the Laugh Lane – CHAT TRANSCRIPT HERE
  • July 25, 2014: Empowering Women to Improve their Gynecologic Health featuring Dee & Christina from Gyn Cancer (#gyncsm) @gyncsm – CHAT TRANSCRIPT HERE
  • July 11, 2014: Overcoming Challenges in Requesting Past Medical Records
  • June 25, 2014: Talking to Your Doctor  featuring Zack Berger, MD, PhD
  • June 13, 2014: Building a Healthcare Team
  • May 30, 2014: Working with Your Caregiver to Create a Plan that Works
  • May 16, 2014: How does an empowered patient approach prevention?
  • May 2, 2014: I’ve decided to become an empowered patient. Now what?
  • April 18, 2014: How to Create Patient-Centered Technology featuring Jack Imaging