Teamwork with doctors Archive

Patients and doctors unite to cure Kidney Cancer

Dena Battle discusses how she worked to found the Kidney Cancer Research Alliance KCCure.org

Affordable medical technologies for the world


A unique event will take place in Boston February 27-28, 2016 … a Cancer Hack-a-thon, sponsored by the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies.

Patient Information – new info for VHL


Discussion of how the VHL Handbook helps both patients and doctors, and the power of sharing information — among patients and physicians worldwide.

Who is Listening to the Patient Voice?


Lesley Bennett, state coordinator for NORD in Connecticut, speaks about the role of the consumer in medical organizations.

Welcome Robin Martinez

Robin MartinezMike Lawing has retired from Powerful Patient. We wish him well in his new endeavors. Mike and Joyce welcome Robin Martinez as the new co-host of Powerful Patient. Robin and Joyce talk about some of their new ideas and directions for the show and the advocacy efforts of Powerful Patient Inc.

Empowered Patient Coalition


Joyce speaks with Dr. Julia Hallisy about The Empowered Patient Coalition: providing healthcare improvement and patient safety tools directly to consumers.

Who has access to Electronic Health Records (EHR)?


In order to maintain confidentiality, there are rules of access to Electronic Health Records (EHR) that can sometimes present barriers to delivering the best care.

A Physician responds to OpenNotes critics


There’s a very good article in KevinMD by Dr. Peter Elias, a family physician who really works with his patient as a member of the team.

A Global Voice for Patients


We speak with Rachel Seal-Jones of the IAPO, a unique global alliance representing patients of all nationalities and diseases, promoting patient-centred healthcare around the world.

Updating Process in the Doctor’s Office


Mike and Joyce speak with Casey Quinlan of Mighty Casey Media, author and blogger about patients’ rights and the value of patient input in medical research.