Never Alone: Rise of Organized Patient Communities

Never Alone: Rise of Organized Patient Communities

As medicine has become more evolved, physicians have adjusted their diagnoses accordingly. Before the era of modern medicine, many conditions were poorly understood and consequently lumped under the broad umbrella of a “bucket diagnosis”. Also derisively called...
The Case For And Against Patient Portals

The Case For And Against Patient Portals

Patient portals are a dream come true for many healthcare providers—anything that promotes health involvement is a godsend for ensuring that procedures and checkups go off without a hitch. Carers have sought to incentivize adoption by offering rewards for signups or...
Why Patient Advocacy Matters

Why Patient Advocacy Matters

There are a lot of ways in which the human genetic code can go wrong. Even beyond that, other conditions can plague individuals for their entire lives.   With so much out there, it’s a wonder sometimes that we live as long as we do.   Across the world, small groups of...