QuantifiedSelf: empowering patients, are we getting there?

QuantifiedSelf technologies offer opportunities to empower citizens and patients.

But how can patients become active ‘actors’ and how do we get there?

Kate Wac’s blog post underpins both challenges and promising developments.

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Role of peer organisations in self-management support

Insights from Norway on the co-creating self-management support with peer organisations. The competence of peers is imperative and programs like Stanford’s CDSMP are important stepping-stones to move on to new ways of patient empowerment.

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Peer education and patient empowerment

Patient empowerment and involving peers in health care were key topics at this year’s Careum Congress and 2nd ENOPE conference. Diane Levin-Zamir shares her thoughts on this event.

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Are we ready for the future? The power of patient solidarity

“The people have the right and duty to participate individually and collectively in the planning and implementation of their healthcare.” Alma

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