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Apples-to-Apples? Person-First Engagement & Power Shifting.

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The powerful are not homogenous. The person-first approach (meet people where they are) can help us better strategize and advocate for partnership and shared decision-making in health choices, research, practice, policy, or equity. Read More

The Last Mile. From the Vial to the Arm.

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Where are you and your team on the continuum of engagement and partnership with patient-caregivers? Partnering is a long-term relationship. Fortunately, partnership breeds more engagement and more partnership. Take one more step on the continuum.
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Person-First Safe Living in a Pandemic #1

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How can laypeople find up-to-date, trustworthy answers to questions they have about living safely in an emergency, when they have them, in a useful manner? Part 1: a person-first approach for researchers & content creators to help people and their communities find trusted guidance to answer their questions about living safely in a Covid-19 world.

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Chronic Pain. A Jealous Narcissist.

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Life with chronic pain is being a stranger in a strange land whether you have the pain, live with someone who experiences chronic pain, or treat people with chronic pain. You all have much in common and little in common. The more we can speak the same language, use the same descriptors, and shortcuts, and understand each other’s dreams and pressures, the better we function as a team. Penney Cowan’s American Chronic Pain Association is for the whole team.

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