Communicating With Your Healthcare Team from Patient Empowerment Network on Vimeo. Founder and CEO of CanSurround, Meg Maley, alongside a panel of Niki Koesel. MSN, ANP, ACHPN, FPCN, Eric Roeland, MD, and lung cancer survivor Randy Broad discuss the importance of communicating with your healthcare team. They agree in having a life planning conversation while […]
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After a decade of work and personal experiences, Ed created the educational tool – Engaging Your Patients 2016 Calendar. In this calendar, there is a tip-a-day to connect, interview and educate patients in the hopes of improving patient satisfaction and safety. As a two-time cancer survivor, Ed has seen healthcare from both the patient and […]
Interview With Dr. Laura C. Michaelis (@lauracmichaelis), MD Clinician and Clinical Researcher at the Medical College of Wisconsin In an interview with Dr. Laura Michaelis, she discusses how social media can be great tool to connect with other patients with the same disease. Dr. Michaelis says social media has really revolutionized the way patients to patients, […]
Real patient experiences shared privately at www.TreatmentDiaries.com. Read more, share if you like or join in the conversation. Making sure you feel less alone navigating a cancer diagnosis is important. Connecting you to those who can relate and provide support is what we do. Caregiver 1: Female caring for Male with NSC Lung Cancer My […]
Interview With Dr. Michael Thompson (@MTMDPhD), Medical Director, Early Phase Cancer Research Program, University of Wisconsin 9 1/2-year CLL patient Carol Preston interviews Dr. Michael Thompson about some of the barriers to clinical trial accrual and how healthcare professionals might overcome them. Today, there is only about 3-5% of adult patients enrolled in clinical trials […]
As 2015 comes to an end, we would like to take a moment to highlight a few of our most popular posts and to thank the people who contributed to the popularity of these posts. We cannot thank the authors enough that have contributed, such as Marie Ennis-O’Connor, Tori Tomalia, Cindy Chmielewski, Dr. Michael […]
At the recent American Society of Hematology annual meeting, Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC (@jmikhaelmd) hosted a panel discussion on the importance of social media . The panel included Michael A. Thompson, MD PhD (@MTMDPhD), Cindy Chmielewski, BA (@MyelomaTeacher), Navheet S Majhail, MD, MS, (@BldCancerDoc), Laura C. Michaelis, MD, (@lauracmichaelis), Jeff Szer, MB, BS, FRACP, (@marrow), […]
Tamara Lobban-Jones, Patient Power Producer and Lung Cancer Community Manager, and Lisa Goldman, a stage 4 non-small cell adenocarcinoma patient discuss why cancer patients need to be their own advocate. They discuss the need for doctors and patients to communicate in new ways that respect the balance between a doctor’s expertise and patients’ own thoughts and […]
Interview With Dr. Michael Thompson (@MTMDPhD), Medical Director, Early Phase Cancer Research Program, University of Wisconsin Carol Preston’s interview with Dr. Michael Thompson discusses issues related to clinical trial design. The obstacles to good patient-centric clinical trial design are numerous. The informed consent is a text-only legal-type document containing difficult to understand verbiage. Instead, it should be […]
Deana Hendrickson talks about how important it is to connect with other lung cancer patients and advocates online. Connecting online to patients with your same disease allows you to make amazing and empowering connections. Check out the whole clip below as Deana explains: Empowering Lung Cancer Patients Town Meeting from Patient Empowerment Network on Vimeo.
Interview With Dr. Michael Thompson (@MTMDPhD), Medical Director, Early Phase Cancer Research Program, University of Wisconsin Alongside interviewer Carol Preston, Dr. Michael Thompson explores some of the new and exciting technology utilized in healthcare and the benefits it presents. To make medical meetings and conferences accessible to all patients, real time feeds are used to “attend” […]
Meg Maley, RN, BSN, hosts a panel discussion around the topic of supportive care for lung cancer patients. Dr. Eric Roeland, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UC San Diego, Niki Koesel, MSN, ANP, ACHPN, FPCN, Director of Palliative Care, Carolinas Healthcare System, Levine Cancer Institute, and Randy Broad, a 7-year lung cancer patient, join in the discussion. […]
Interview With Dr. Michael Thompson (@MTMDPhD), Medical Director, Early Phase Cancer Research Program, University of Wisconsin In Carol Preston’s interview with Dr. Michael Thompson, he states that about 60% of children participate in clinical trials, but only 3-5% of adults do. So, the question becomes, why are there so few adults participating in clinical trials? […]
Cindy Chmielewski, a leader in multiple myeloma patient activism and empowerment, talks with Carol Preston about what she has learned about clinical trials from being a multiple myeloma patient. Cindy believes that patients should seriously consider trials as an excellent treatment option and should discuss the availability of trials with their medical team. Carol and Cindy discuss […]
The Need for Doctor/Patient Communication from Patient Empowerment Network on Vimeo. Dr. Verstovsek and Dr. Heaney explain that patient education and doctor/patient communication is crucial for good patient outcomes.