Health News & Views

Intake.Me Interviews Martine Ehrenclou, author of “The Take-Charge Patient”

Martine Ehrenclou, M.A., is an award-winning author, patient advocate and speaker. Her newest book “The Take-Charge Patient: How You Can Get The Best Medical Care,” winner of 16 book awards, empowers readers to become proactive and effective participants in their own health care. Martine will be our guest on our Empowered Patient Chat tweet chat on October 31, 2014. Stephanie Gampper, Intake.Me’s VP Customer Insights, interviews Martine about her book, her own experience with our healthcare system, and her patient advocacy work.

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Intake.Me Interviews Dr. Zack Berger, author of “Talking to Your Doctor”

We are pleased to share our interview with Dr. Zack Berger, author of “Talking to Your Doctor: A Patient’s Guide to Communication in the Exam Room and Beyond”. Intake.Me’s very own Stephanie Gampper interviewed Dr. Berger this past week in preparation for our upcoming Empowered Patient Chat where Dr. Berger will be our special guest. Mark your calendar: the chat is Wednesday, June 25 at a special time 6pm PST/ 9pm EST.

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Me, Myself and Mom: A Caregiver’s Concerns

Caregiver and empowered patient Richard Kreis shares a glimpse into the daily challenges of caregiving in “Me, Myself and Mom: An Update” – A lot has been going on lately and I’ve been blogging about other stuff more than I have about, well us. Not saying I haven’t posted anything it’s just I know there’s a lot I haven’t written Imageand I feel I need to, if you don’t mind?

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The Empowered Patient Checklist for Doctor Visits – free PDF download

Patients can also benefit greatly by keeping “simple” check lists for each healthcare related task, including doctor visits. We are busy at Intake.Me creating tools to help you manage the many tasks surrounding your healthcare. And, with the help of our Patient Chat community, we have created a free PDF entitled “The Empowered Patient Checklist for Doctor Visits”.

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What is meaningful health data?

During tonight’s #hcsm chat, which is a Twitter chat about “Healthcare Communications & Social Media”, we discussed whether doctors should prescribe apps and what healthcare data should be tracked. In the course of this discussion, the question was raised – who determines what is meaningful health data? …

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How to be an empowered caregiver

About a week ago, we hosted a #patientchat on caregiving. In case you missed it, Amy O’Connor @ModernMeds has produced an awesome Storify of the chat here. We were also very honored to be joined by our very special guest Goldi Erowele, pharmacist and co-founder... read more

What is an empowered caregiver?

For this week’s patientchat, we have a special guest from Carenovate Magazine, Ms. Goldina Erowele, clinical pharmacist and advocate for caregivers everywhere.  Here at Intake.Me, we realize that to empower patients, we need to be empowering caregivers too. It... read more