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Digital vs. Patient Interoperability
A couple weeks back the Infoway Digital Podcast delved into into Patient Empowerment with Annette McKinnon, Aidan Scott & our own PJ Mierau. This is a frank, raw conversation exploring how digital interoperability, patient interoperability & government response are colliding in the age of COVID 19.
Caregiver & Family Presence Roundtable
In the battle against COVID-19, caregivers and families are collateral damage. Their absence is being felt in harms to patients, extra duties and financial impacts for care providers and serious trauma for all involved. A roundtable on the urgent need for healthcare to involve caregivers, featuring Patient Critical Co-op members Julie Drury, Maggie Kerestici and Claire Snyman. Moderated by PJ ...
Jesse Hirsh: Maturity of P2P & Flattening of Silos
Internet professional Jesse Hirsh explores how COVID-19 is accelerating the maturity of peer to peer networks, relationships and trust–while at the same time flattening hierarchy of silos in society. Web | Twitter
Cormac Russell: Rebuilding and Resurgence
Cormac Russell discusses the enduring lessons of COVID-19, and how community and grassroots organizers are critical components of health, well-being and caring for each other. Twitter: @CormacRussell | Web: NurtureDevelopment.org
Danyaal Raza: A unique moment for Pharmacare
Doctor Danyaal Raza is an advocate for Pharmacare and evidence-based, values-based healthcare reform. He is chair of Canadian Doctors for Medicare and believes we live in a unique moment in time to finally accomplish Pharmacare. 170 organizations support Pharmacare Now. You can help! Contact your MP or MPP (Open North representative tool) and tell them what matters to you!
Break Down the Barriers-Susannah Fox
We talk with Susannah Fox, former Chief Technology Officer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Susannah is a vocal advocate of peer to peer communities’ ability to increase people’s access to information, data, & tools necessary to solve their own problems related to health & well-being.