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January 2014
Jan 23, 2014 12:55 PM
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OPEN MEETING: On January 22nd we explored the patient narrative and social media, particularly the advantages of sharing your patient or caregiver narrative online. Some attendees had limited experience with social channels like Twitter or Facebook, while others had varied experiences with social media. 

We learned that social media can help some make decisions about healthcare, provide online spaces for community, or help us navigate an often confusing system. Additionally, social media can provide for open dialogue between patient and provider communities. We saw examples and learned more about Forums, Twitter, Facebook and more.

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June 2013

Jun 18, 2013 9:00 AM
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OPEN MEETING: We discussed experiences of hospital-acquired infections and what we could do to decrease the risk. Do we need greater public awareness and engagement in and out of hospitals? We saw this as an opportunity to introduce key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of the processes hospitals use to reduce infections.

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February 2013

Feb 26, 2013 11:47 PM
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At our Feb 25, 2013 Open Meeting, renowned Art Therapist Linda Nicholas facilitated a workshop on telling the patient experience through graphic expression.

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