You’re Invited! We hope you‘ll join us for our next Empowered #patientchat as we discuss the myths and misconceptions in healthcare.
Friday the 13th has been perceived as an unlucky day since the Middle Ages and according to the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute it is the most feared day and date in history. Taking note of this fear, we bring you this week’s Myths and Misconceptions in Healthcare. There is a lot of misinformation circulating around health and healthcare for patients. This week, we want to explore and debunk the myths and misconceptions that surround today’s big topics such as clinical trials, healthcare, and more!
Guiding our discussion will be the following Topic (T#:) Questions:
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T1: What myths or misconceptions about health/healthcare persist today? #patientchat
T2: Do you believe these misconceptions impede progress? #patientchat
T3: Fact or Myth: Clinical trials are for patients who have run out of options. Discuss. #patientchat
T4: Fact or Myth: Access to medical care is the most important factor in determining how healthy anyone is. Discuss. #patientchat
T5: Fact or Myth: Few health decisions are appropriate for Shared Decision-Making (SDM).Discuss.#patientchat
T6: Fact or Myth: Patient engagement is only for chronic disease patients.Discuss. #patientchat
T7: In your role, how do you/can you make the biggest impact to debunk these myths or misconceptions? #patientchat
Empowered Patient Chats (#patientchat) are held once a month in the summer on Fridays at 10:00 am Pacific / 1:00 pm Eastern and during the chat patients and advocates come to learn from each other and discuss topics of interest to empowered patients.
Click HERE to learn more about the Empowered #patientchat Series plus read tips on how to participate.