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Visit Intake.Me at ATA 2015 #ata2015

Checkout the hashtag #ata2015 for all the happenings at the American Telemedicine Association meeting and trade show happening this week at the Los Angeles Conference Center. The ATA conference has been around for over 20 years and acts as the premier forum for...

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A surprise (and unwelcome) visitor: Charley Horses

Richard Kreis, one of our Patient Advisory Board members, who is also an empowered caregiver and patient, shares his experience with a recent surprise (and unwelcome) visitor: Charley Horses. Richard shares his empowered patient detective skills and asks, “What were you not told about your medications that later surprised you?”

My Life as an Empowered Patient (Part 1)

I believe I can trace my start as an empowered patient to when my parents were involved with my treatment as a child for polio. I don’t remember everything in the early stages, but as I grew older, they began talking to me about how to take an interest in my health.
At 12 or 13, it was hard for me to listen. Now, I can honestly say thanks to my Mom and Dad for insisting I get involved in my own health….

Every physician my wife saw acted as if she would be dead soon.

Source: Death By a Thousand Cuts – Physicians’ Surprising Response to my Wife’s Lung Cancer Recurrence

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Every physician my wife saw acted as if she would be dead soon.

Recently, I had the privilege to take part in a #bcsm chat about metastatic disease — not only was it inspiring, but it was also informative, encompassing information and questions that are beyond the scope of any health industry conference or any medical textbook....

Seven Year Itch

The following post is a guest post from breast cancer survivor AnneMarie Ciccarella, and was originally posted at her blog Chemobrain in the Fog. Seven years ago, I altered my body. Five months after I received The Letter advising me of the “density” that was presumed...