TITLE

PATIENT ENGAGEMENT ADVOCATE

AUTHOR(S)
SHAW, GIENNA
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Dec2009, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Dave deBronkart, who was diagnosed with stage four kidney cancer in 2007. After his diagnosis, deBronkart was referred by his physician, Dr. Daniel Sands, to cancer-support web site Acor.org, which has an online chat room for kidney cancer patients. DeBronkart soon after became an active blogger on the web site, www.e-patients.net, and he maintain accounts in several online social media where he spread his patient empowerment message. He was also co-chair of the board of directors for the Society Participatory Medicine.
ACCESSION #
45587642

 

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