I don’t presume to be better at this than one of my few health care man-crushes Atul Gawande, but I tried to expand a bit on his notion of “cowboys” in medicine. It really does provide a big paradigm shift in medicine to get away from decades of culture, but we’ve got to get there. Have a read.
Patient engagement is a sexy term these days with not a lot of substance behind it. At the Neurobehavior HOME Program where I practice, we try to put meaning to the concept. Check it out.
My wife Becki and I recently sat down to talk with Monica from About Progress to talk about what it’s like on a family to have someone with mental illness. I think it brings up some good discussion that will hopefully help some people out. Check it out!