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  • Beth Dunham Toner on No. 3
    Parrish - thanks so much for this! I think it makes great sense to arm youth to be advocates for … read more

  • Jon Handler, MD on No. 7
    These are all great ideas. At the same time, it's so easy to get focused on data input because … read more

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How do we get the information needed to drive improved healthcare, including better collaboration between members of the care team, and communication between care giver and patient?

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By re-engineering the way we collect and use health information - by "flipping" the medical record.

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How can clinicians speak the language of patient empowerment?

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Start by caring about each patient as a person, family member, and someone with unique values and beliefs--how else will you be able to work together on the choices that could prevent chronic illness?

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How do you increase, both, the capacity of school-based health clinics to be sustainable and the capacity of youth to be engaged and invested in their health care?

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By applying a Youth Empowerment framework that leverages the capacity of a small group of youth stakeholders to increase patient activation and address health equity at a local level.

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How do you help a patient with asthma understand what is happening in their lungs and how the different medicines work?

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By providing a video that illustrates the process in easy to understand terms.

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How can we send patients out the door with information that captures the highlights of the visit without overwhelming them?

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Providing a 1 page end of visit recap

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How do we level-up the usefulness of time spent in health appointments?

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By instituting dashboards where patients enter information, questions, symptoms, fears - in advance of appt.

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Where can I get some basic information about my chronic health condition and programs in my local community?

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Check out the hi views on www.consumerhealthinfo.ca to get a "health information prescription" on Mississauga's most prevalent chronic conditions.

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How do you “engage” patients and family members in their healthcare office visits?

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You provide them with a simple form ahead of the office visit that asks them what the presenting problem and background along with what their goals are.

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How do you improve the care of patients with hypertension?

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Home Blood Pressure measurement with annual payment to the provider to manage the blood pressure the best way they know how.