The first time I ever heard of a patient advocate was when I attended a talk given by Melissa Pantel-Ku. Melissa is remarkable woman. Diagnosed with stage III breast cancer at 34, she is a PhD, a professor, a mother, a wife, a breast cancer survivor, and founder of Hope & Humor. Melissa's story had … Continue reading A who? A patient what? A Patient Advocate.
I think I may have just found the coolest most forward thinking medical conference, ever: Stanford's Medicine X conference. If you are not familiar, here's a very small preview of what this conference is all about: "Medicine X is about the future of medicine and health care. It is about how social media and information … Continue reading Medicine X: The Future of Health Care Delivery.