Patient Partner

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    As patient partners, how can we contribute to digital health?

    June 1, 2022 | admin

    I am a patient partner with focus in two areas: digital health and patient engagement. I am naturally drawn to digital health because of my tech background and am involved in initiatives in digital health. I would like to share my most notable experience to date.

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  • Doctor offers virtual care to elderly patient through mobile phone

    Improvement through partnership

    May 4, 2022 | admin

    My personal experience as a long-term caregiver for loved ones led me to feel like an outsider — and at times an adversary — within the system, despite a career as a healthcare provider and educator. But I am an optimistic person who refuses to give up (or give in).

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    What does patient inclusion mean to you?

    March 12, 2021 | Christine MacKinnon

    Patient inclusion means that we are all equals and that we all have meaningful contributions to make. At e-Health, for example, patient partners are included at every step of the conference process, from membership to planning committees, to review of abstracts, and attendance as scholarship recipients.

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  • Patients and caregivers at e-Health 2019: Closing remarks

    August 14, 2019 | Francine Buchanan

    On May 29th, I was honoured to speak at the closing session of the e-Health 2019 Conference. Although it was me up at the mic, a multitude of voices combined to create the words I spoke. I was speaking on behalf of an amazing group of patient partners, advocates, and now friends that attended the […]

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