Empowered Patient Chats Archives

#patientchat Highlights: Healthcare Trends: Are They Here to Stay?

Last week we hosted a “Healthcare Trends: Are They Here to Stay?” #patientchat. The #patientchat community came together on Twitter for a lively discussion. Take a look at the top tweets and full transcript from the chat.

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Health Equity


Telehealth


Lack of Access


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#patientchat Highlights: Ask Me Anything (AMA) with Marie Ennis-O’Connor

Last week we hosted an “Ask Me Anything (AMA)” Empowered #patientchat with Marie Ennis-O’Connor (@JBBC) where she answered everyone’s pressing questions about social media. The #patientchat community came together on Twitter for a lively discussion. Take a look at the top tweets and full transcript from the chat.

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Learn How to Create Professional Graphics


“Sharing can be used as medicine, mental health support, a tool to raise ur quality of life”


Practical information presented in human-centered language


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#patientchat Highlights: Genome-Wide Sequencing: What an Empowered Patient Needs to Know

Last week we hosted an Empowered #patientchat with GenCOUNSEL (@GenCOUNSEL_CA) titled “Genome-Wide Sequencing: What an Empowered Patient Needs to Know”. The #patientchat community came together on Twitter for a lively discussion. Take a look at the top tweets and full transcript from the chat.

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“Genetic counselors help patients know what they’re dealing with.”

Genetic Counseling Helps Patients and Families Feel More Empowered

What can stakeholders do to make genome-wide sequencing and genetics services more equitable and diverse?


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#patientchat Highlights: Vaccine Hesitancy: Let’s Talk About It

Last week we hosted a “Vaccine Hesitancy: Let’s Talk About It” Empowered #patientchat, the community came together on Twitter for a lively discussion. Take a look at the top tweets and full transcript from the chat.

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Concerns from Chronic Patients

“People are afraid of what they don’t understand.”

Coordinate Efforts with Community Leaders


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Let’s Talk Mental Health #patientchat Highlights

Last week we held an Empowered #patientchat discussion on “Let’s Talk Mental Health: How are you doing?”. The #patientchat community came together for a lively discussion and below are some highlights.

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Is anything worrying you at the moment?

Do you have tips for when someone is feeling overwhelmed or anxious?

“Be kind to yourself”

 


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Moving Awareness into Action #patientchat Highlights

Last week we held an Empowered #patientchat with The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (@CMTNeuropathy) on Moving Action into Awareness. The #patientchat community came together for a lively discussion and below are some highlights.

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Share Your Story

Be Your Own Advocate

How do you communicate with a healthcare professional who is unfamiliar with your diagnosis?

Be Your Own Advocate


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#patientchat Highlights: The Engaged Patient: Utilizing Digital Health

Last week we hosted a “The Engaged Patient: Utilizing Digital Health” Empowered #patientchat, the community came together on Twitter for a lively discussion. Take a look at the top tweets and full transcript from the chat.

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Shared Decision Making is Key

Advocate for Access and Equity

The Patient is a Respected Member of their Care Team


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#patientchat Highlights: A Year in Review: Looking back on 2020 and Ahead to 2021

Last week we hosted a “A Year in Review: Looking back on 2020 and Ahead to 2021” Empowered #patientchat, the community came together on Twitter for a lively discussion. Take a look at the top tweets and full transcript from the chat.

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No regrets

“Spread the love”

How can we empower others?


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#patientchat Highlights: Checking the Pulse on Patient Influencers

Last week we hosted a “Checking the Pulse on Patient Influencers” Empowered #patientchat, the community came together on Twitter for a lively discussion. Take a look at the top tweets and full transcript from the chat.

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Patient Advocate/Activist Over Influencer

“Supporting patients (regardless of approach) is paramount”

What is a patient influencer?


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#patientchat Highlights Open Mic

Last week we hosted an “Open Mic” Empowered #patientchat, the community came together on Twitter for a lively discussion. Take a look at the top tweets and full transcript from the chat.

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Burnout is Real

“We already have the power”

Shining a Light on Passionate Causes


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How to Apply Your Empowerment Skills to Your Health Journey #patientchat Highlights

Last week, we hosted our third Virtual Empowered #patientchat. The Virtual Empowered #patientchat was a moderated 45-minute conversation conducted online via Zoom and Facebook Live along with a lively discussion on Twitter. Below you will find the highlights from the online events and highlights from the conversation on Twitter.

Virtual #patientchat Highlights

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How to Apply Your Empowerment to Your Health Journey from Patient Empowerment Network on Vimeo.

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What are some frustrations you are dealing with right now?


What is the biggest hurdle you’ve had to overcome in your health journey?


What are your go-to trusted resources and how did you find them?


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For a list of all past #patientchat topics and transcripts, click here.

Asking the Right Questions at the Right Time #patientchat Highlights

Last week, we hosted an Empowered #patientchat titled “Asking the Right Questions at the Right Time: Navigating Your Path to Empowerment”. Below you will find the top tweets and the full transcript from the conversation on Twitter.

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Your Goals Matter


The Importance of Self-Advocacy and Support


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Best Practices for Sharing Your Patient Story #patientchat Highlights

Last week, we hosted an Empowered #patientchat titled “Best Practices for Sharing Your Patient Story” with special guest The Patient Story (@Patient_Story). Below you will find the top tweets and the full transcript from the conversation on Twitter.

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Sharing Your Story Can Help Others


A Free Public Speaking Toolkit


Don’t Give Weight to Other People’s Thoughts


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Building Resilience and Boosting Immunity #patientchat Highlights

Last week, we hosted our second Virtual Empowered #patientchat. The Virtual Empowered #patientchat was a moderated 45-minute conversation conducted online via Zoom and Facebook Live along with a lively discussion on Twitter. Below you will find the highlights from the online events and highlights from the conversation on Twitter.

Virtual #patientchat Highlights

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“We can’t talk about frustrations without talking about resilience because that’s really how we manage these frustrations, how we bounce back, how we maintain our mental health and our physical health during these difficult times”

– Dr. Rochester

What is Resilience?

“Resilience really is about coming home to ourselves, to our center. We want to accept ourselves where we are, shine a light of awareness and sensitivity on ourselves with tenderness and with love. That’s what mindfulness can do for us.” – Broderick

“We all have things in life we have to deal with. What are the silver linings, what are the hidden blessings? Resilience really is how to jump back into your life” – Jill

How Do We Build Resilience?

“When i first was diagnosed, I did a lot of Bible journaling and some quiet inward time to think about it, and that really helped. Building community is a real big part. You need to connect with your family, your friends, and the people that are out there and let them help you. Focusing on personal health, things like yoga and meditation are huge, eating well.” – Jill

Boosting Immunity

Walking

  • Forest Bathing
  • Getting out into Nature
  • Dancing with “IV”
  • One step at a time

Eating Well

  • Dinner with family
  • Phase out added sugar
  • Smoothie game: Guess what’s in this one!

Stress Reduction

  • Breathing exercises
  • Mitigating suffering added by your own mind
  • Mindful acceptance and non-judgment

A Timeless Call to Action

It’s a matter of picking up the pieces, looking forward, and figuring out what you need to do next and what’s important to you. Be true to yourself… Cancer or any serious life-threatening thing really puts it in perspective. What you want to do with the rest of your life? – Gerri

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“Current me is where the fun is”

Alan's Top Tweet


Resilience Comes from Hope

Barby's Top Tweet


The Present is the Only Thing We Can Control


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Ending Isolation: Tips for Connecting & Resources for Support Empowered #patientchat Highlights

Last week, we hosted an Empowered #patientchat on Twitter titled Ending Isolation: Tips for Connecting & Resources for Support Empowered alongside NORD. The #patientchat community came together for an engaging discussion and shared what was their mind.

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Increased Engagement Across Social Economic Boundaries


Ways to Improve Patient Access


Health Literacy Matters


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For a list of all past #patientchat topics and transcripts, click here.