Why patients blog and don't tell their doctors

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Why patients blog and don't tell their doctors

  1. 1. 10 Reasons Why Patients Blog5 Reasons Why They Don’t Tell Their Doctors By Shirley Williams 1 Copyright 2013 Image: Walking Gallery, Regina Holliday
  2. 2. Based on my postCopyright 2013 2
  3. 3. Research has shown! Just over 40% of patient bloggers shared their patient blogs with a health care provider! Most patient bloggers (90%) shared their writing with friends and family! The patient panel at the Medicine 2.0 congress [2012] revealed why patients blog and why they did not share them with their doctor Copyright 2013 Image: owenwbrown 3
  4. 4. Why Patients blogThey have a story to tell Copyright 2013 Image: Walking Gallery, Regina Holliday 4
  5. 5. Why Patients blogThey need an outlet for expression Copyright 2013 5 Image: Walking Gallery, Regina Holliday
  6. 6. Why Patients blog They need to regain a sense on inclusion and purposeThey need toconnect withothers who mayshare the sameexperience Copyright 2013 Image: Walking Gallery, Regina Holliday 6
  7. 7. Why Patients blogPatients need to describetheir illness without scrutinyPatients find a sense ofcontrol in blogging Image: <<saigerowe>> Copyright 2013 7
  8. 8. Why Patients blogA cry for helpBlogging providesa way to managetheir situation Copyright 2013 Image: Walking Gallery, Regina Holliday 8
  9. 9. Why Patients blogBlogging provides support to both the blogger and readerBlogging provides a forum to be heard Copyright 2013 Image by Bill Bouton 9
  10. 10. Why Patients don’t tell their doctorsPatients did notwant theirwritingdiscounted byclinicians Copyright 2013 Image: Walking Gallery, Regina Holliday 10
  11. 11. Why Patients don’t tell their doctorsPatients felt invisible to health care providers Image: DazT Copyright 2013 11
  12. 12. Why Patients don’t tell their doctorsPatients did not want to be shamed Copyright 2013 12
  13. 13. Why Patients don’t tell their doctorsPatients did not want their work minimized Copyright 2013 Photo by Nakeva 13
  14. 14. Why Patients don’t tell their doctors Patients did not want their feelings and thoughts “clinicalized” Image by aussiegal Copyright 2013 14
  15. 15. About Shirley Williams.! Shirley Williams has had a dynamic and assertive management career that has led to a reputation of a visionary, result-driven and passionate leader with excellent strategic implementation and motivational abilities.! Shirley has had 20+ years in the Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare and Information Technology. She has led Global Supply, Global Program Management, Operations Management, Research and Development. Thank You Shirley is the Chief Transformation Officer and owner at William Pearl and Social Media Pearls. Shirley consults in strategy, business transformation, www.williampearl.com team development and social media. Shirley also has her own Talk Radio www.socialmediapearls.com Show on Social Business Environment and Healthcare. ! !Also check out the Walking Gallery By Regina Holliday Follow Me 15 Copyright 2013

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