Involving Patients: Her (Diana Forsythe’s) paper should be inscribed on cubicle walls…

…of all those who aspire to develop online systems for patients. – Chapter 2 – e-Patients It’s not a norm (yet) in medicine to involve patients in the process of care or in improvement of the system. What that means for me and others like me is that we’re going to get lots of “why?” …

Thanks for Using my Photo, in this review of Journal of Adolescent Health’s Chosen Name Use in Transgender Youth Linked to Reduced Depression and Suicide

Thanks for Using my Photo, in this review of Journal of Adolescent Health's Chosen Name Use in Transgender Youth Linked to Reduced Depression and Suicide

Thanks for using my photograph, @Mad_in_America in this review of an article published in @JAdolesHealth. I pulled the article and reviewed it: For transgender youth who choose a name different from the name given at birth, use of their chosen name in multiple contexts appears to affirm their gender identity and lower mental health risks …

Making Cycling in D.C. Less Black and White, Community Building, New Bottles and Old Wine

Making Cycling in D.C. Less Black and White, Community Building, New Bottles and Old Wine

Advocates Try to Make Cycling in D.C. Less Black and White: DCist. A photo montage of our journey. Click to enlarge I was really delighted to see this article in DCist. It’s about Black Women Bike DC (@BWBDC), which has been around since 2011. I/we didn’t know about Black Women Bike DC when we did …

Design thinking and service innovation , happens in the #epicenter , fit for health information technology – our trip to Peer Insight

Design thinking and service innovation , happens in the #epicenter , fit for health information technology - our trip to Peer Insight

As I admit to myself constantly, I am not that smart and my ideas are not that unique. With that recognition comes a drive to find people who have similar ideas and are smarter than me. The areas of innovation and design thinking are ones that I have been drawn to and am learning about, …

Now Reading: Design Thinking, Tim Brown, Harvard Business Review

Now Reading: Design Thinking, Tim Brown, Harvard Business Review

Design Thinking, Tim Brown, Harvard Business Review, June, 2008 Rachel Block, the Executive Director of the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC – pronounced “nice” – get it?) alerted me to this article in the June, 2008 issue of the Harvard Business Review. It’s available for free on their Web site now, so waste no time …