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SXSW 2013: Empty Information Calories

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“We are drowning in information and starving for knowledge.” – Rutherford D. Rogers, Deputy Librarian of Congress I recently presented at SXSW, and while there attended a number of other talks and presentations. One, given by a Buddhist nun, made me think in a new way about what it is we do as healthcare communicators. […]

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Experience-by-Proxy as a Medical Decision Making Tool


Now that patient-centered decision making is becoming a reality, it begs the question: are we, as patients, really prepared to make life-or-death decisions on our own behalf? The biggest problem I have making many of the decisions I am faced with in everyday life, not just in health, is that I simply don’t know enough […]

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