Joining our March 18th Empowered #patientchat on “How to Be Your Own Best Advocate” will be the Patient Empowerment Network (PEN), which is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving you the tools to gain more control of your health and healthcare as you or a loved one deal with a serious diagnosis.
Intake.me and PEN are working together on an ePatient101 course for those impacted by Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL). Enrollment for this CLL 101 course opens Friday, March 18th at ePatient101.com
Guiding our discussion will be the following Topic (T) Questions:
T1: Why is self-advocacy and being an empowered patient important? What was the spark behind the Patient Empowerment Network?T2: Connection can be a spark to self-advocacy. What are some benefits of finding stories and interacting with other patients?T3: What are some of the hurdles and barriers in advocating for yourself and others in the healthcare system?T4: What skills and tools do you need to be an effective advocate for yourself or your loved ones in the healthcare system?T5: How can patients be better supported in becoming self-advocates? How is @power4patients fostering collaboration?
Join us for our chat Friday, March 18th 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! Click HERE to learn more about our Empowered #patientchat Series and how to participate.