Healthcare Blog of Dr. Remo Aguilar

Illness Narrative and the psychology behind patient stories online

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Illness stories have attracted attention in health care research, as it is an avenue where health care workers and caregivers of patients can “look through the world through the patient’s eyes”. It is an extended view for understanding what the patient’s experiences and struggles are, as well as their finding solutions for their common problems.

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Cutting the Noise and Listening to Patients Voice on Social Media

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We’re crowdsourcing ideas to help engage more patients in our discussions of health on social media. #HealthXPh wants to hear the “patient’s voice” too.

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Social Media Policy in Healthcare Institutions: A must or too much to ask?

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There are many obstacles to institutionalising social media policy in health.  The lack of HIPAA like laws in the Philippines is foremost among these obstacles. This does not dampen our advocacy however. In this edition of tweet chat #HealthXPh wants to identify these obstacles and crowdsource solution to these problems.

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