Category Archives: Patient

14Jun/15

#Doctors20: Evaluating 20 Connected Objects

Day 1 at Doctors 2.0 and You conference. After my session with Dr. Carlo Caballero (@carvicab), I transferred rooms to catch Dr. Berci Mesko (@Berci), the medical futurist. I’d been following him for awhile on Twitter and was excited to meet Berci in person. I also wanted a picture with him as I had promised this to the rest of my #HealthXPh team mates who were also his fans. Continue reading

12Jun/15

#Doctors20: Patient Opinion Leaders

The first session I attended on Day 1 at the Doctors 2.0 and You conference was Patient Opinion Leaders + Pharma. Denise Silber moderated the session. The speakers were –

  • Seth Ginsberg (@creakyjoints). Seth is cofounder of CreakyJoints, an online patient community for those with arthritis. Seth was diagnosed with spondyloarthritis at age 13. More about Seth here.
  • Andrew Schorr (@andrewschorr). Andrew is a medical journalist who was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. He is the founder of PatientPower.info and PatientPower.eu. More about Andrew here.
  • Nuria Zuniga (@TuLupus). Nuria was diagnosed with lupus at age 14. Nuria blogs at tulupusesmilupus.com. She was given a travel scholarship by the Society of Preventive Medicine to attend the conference. Read her qualifying essay on why she wanted to come to Doctors 2.0 here.

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