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Patient Access: Let’s Talk Healthcare Conferences #patientchat Highlights

Last week, we hosted an Empowered #patientchat on the power of patient storytelling with special guest HealthSparq (@HealthSparq) to explore the accessibility of patients to attend healthcare conferences. Lisa Deck (@lbdeck) and Emily McIntosh (@mcintose) the winners of two patient scholarship also joined us. Their scholarship goes towards attending the The Patient Experience Symposium.

The #patientchat community came together and shared their best advice and tips.

Top Tweets and Advice

We Still Have A Long Way To Go

Importance of Inclusion

Less Swag, More Patients

Full Chat


Tag Archive for: healthcare conferences

Empowered #patientchat – Including Patients and Care Partners: Let’s Talk Healthcare Conferences

Youre Invited! We hope you‘ll join us for our next Empowered #patientchat as we discuss the importance of including patients, care partners, and advocates at healthcare conferences with special guest HealthSparq (@HealthSparq) and their Digital Advisory Board:

We hope to see you Friday, May 4th on Twitter (or tchat.io/rooms/patientchat) at 10:00 am Pacific / 1:00 pm Eastern. Be sure to include the hashtag #patientchat in all your responses!

Guiding our discussion will be the following Topic (T#:) Questions:

T1: For conference organizers, what’s the benefit in involving patients and care partners?

T2: Can you point to a conference that you were involved in where you made a difference?  How?

T3: What’s unique about the perspectives that you can bring to healthcare conferences?

T4: If you could tell conference organizers one thing, what would it be and why?

T5: What does true involvement of patients and care partners in healthcare conferences look like? Is there a good example?

I'll be at the Empowered #patientchat on Fri 5/4 at 10amPT | 1pmET. Join me! Click To Tweet

Empowered Patient Chats (#patientchat) are held every other Friday 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.