e-Patient Dave/Bionic Eye: Mayo Clinic Radio

In the past, in even the best of doctor-patient relationships, it was usually the doctor who made the final decision about treatment. Now that’s changing. On this week’s program, we explore “participatory medicine” with patient-engagement advocate Dave deBronkhart, Jr., better known to his blog followers as e-Patient Dave. Also on the program, Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist Dr. Raymond Iezzi, Jr., talks about the bionic eye, […]

Mayo Clinic Radio: e-Patient Dave/Bionic Eye

In the past, in even the best of doctor-patient relationships, it was usually the doctor who made the final decision about treatment. Now that’s changing. On this week’s program, we explore “participatory medicine” with patient-engagement advocate Dave deBronkhart, Jr., better known to his blog followers as e-Patient Dave. Also on the program, Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist Dr. Raymond Iezzi, Jr., talks about the bionic eye, […]

e-Patient Dave and Dr. Victor Montori on Patient Empowerment

This Medical Edge Weekend program features patient activist Dave DeBronkart, a.k.a. “e-Patient Dave”, and Mayo Clinic endocrinologist Dr. Victor Montori on patient empowerment. For more background, see the Wikipedia entries on Dave DeBronkart and Dr. Montori. Dave is also the author of a forthcoming book, and Dr. Montori is a pioneer in the concept of Minimally […]

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

In the past, in even the best of doctor-patient relationships, it was usually the doctor who made the final decision about treatment. Now that’s changing. On this week’s program, we explore “participatory medicine” with patient-engagement advocate Dave deBronkhart, Jr., better known to his blog followers as e-Patient Dave. Also on the program, Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist Dr. Raymond Iezzi, Jr., talks about the bionic eye, […]

Mayo Clinic, Inspire launch ‘Experts by Experience’ series to explore importance of patient narrative

ROCHESTER, Minn., and ARLINGTON, Va. ─ Mayo Clinic and the Inspire health care social network today launched “Experts by Experience,” a new series of articles written by patients and caregivers. Everyone has a story to tell. It has been well-established that telling one’s narrative helps build hope and connections. “We have long believed that patient and […]

#ScopeScope: LIVE Periscope Colonoscopy from Mayo Clinic

This year, 135,000 new cases of colorectal cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S., making it the third most common cancer. It’s the second leading cause of cancer death. However, it is also one of the most preventable cancers. With March being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Mayo Clinic live-streamed a colonoscopy, just to […]