Patient Engagement with Kelley Connors and Regina Holliday


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This is part of our focus on Pathways to Patient Engagement, using on-line radio. Kelley Connors and Regina Holliday talk about why patient access to patient data is so important and how Regina has used her art advocacy to further the patient power movement.

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  • we did not have a webinar with Regina's slides on 'The Measure of a Man', however, we are sharing the slides. Here Is the on-line radio chat which we hope you will enjoy.
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Patient Engagement with Kelley Connors and Regina Holliday

  1. 1. Pathways  to  Pa*ent  Engagement   Kelley  Connors,  MPH   with  Regina  Holliday     #Pa*entEngagement  
  2. 2. Kelley Connors, MPH, Founder KC Health The Brand Engagement Champion for Health Innovators   Health  Marke+ng  &  Communica+ons   Strategist     Dir  Marke+ng,  Healthcare   Businesswomen’s  Associa+on/Boston   Chapter     Member,  Society  for  Par+cipatory   Medicine     TwiEer  @kelleyconnors   LinkedIn kelleyconnors    
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  4. 4. Listen to Kelley and Regina on Real Women on Health On-line Radio Join Kelley and Regina here talking about patient engagement and why it’s important for patients to have access to their medical data.
  5. 5. The Measure of a Man. A presentation by Regina Holliday
  6. 6. Since the beginning of time, we have written on Walls. Sometimes the writing was official notices and history.
  7. 7. When I was a child I drew upon the wall. This wall to be exact.
  8. 8. When I was a child, I would draw in Church. My mother said that was okay, As long as I would draw the sermon…
  9. 9. Patient Reported Data is very important.
  10. 10. 14 years later, Fred would meet Regina on stage in a scenic painting class at Oklahoma State University. We would talk of Stephen King’s Dark Tower. We would fall in love.
  11. 11. The Holliday Family Christmas 2007
  12. 12. Everything we ever wanted… Resolutions January 2008: 1. Get Medical Insurance for the whole family 2. Get little Freddie into a special needs school 3. Fred gets a job in his field 4. Spend more time together as a family 5. Get a two bedroom apartment   Freddie’s   IEP  Binder  
  13. 13. Fred was happy with his new job. But he was very tired, He went to the doctor and was diagnosed with hypertension.
  14. 14. During the months of January, February and March of 2009, Fred was in constant pain.
  15. 15. On Friday March 13th, We went to the ER because Fred was in so much pain . We waited three hours before being sent home.
  16. 16. Fred was hospitalized on March 25th 2009 for the administration of tests. On March 27th, he was told while alone that he had “tumors and growths.” He was scared and confused and did not understand. His oncologist left town for the next four days to a medical conference and was not reachable by phone or email.
  17. 17. What was the diagnosis? What were the treatment options? Would he get a pain consult?
  18. 18. Systems Error: More than one bad doctor
  19. 19. We have names. We are not numbers.
  20. 20. This is my husband’s medical record. I was told it would cost 73 Cents per page And we would have to wait 21 days to get a copy.
  21. 21. “She must not have tried very hard to get the record….” Comparing access to an unpublished book by Stephen King to accessing the Electronic Medical Record while  hospitalized.
  22. 22. “Go After Them, Regina.” April 18, 2009
  23. 23. 5 After waiting for days for a transfer to another hospital for a second opinion, We were sent with an out of date and incomplete medical record and transfer summary. The new staff spent 6 hours trying to cobble together a current medical record Using a telephone and a fax machine.
  24. 24. This is the vital clinical information from Fred’s electronic medical record. Presented in the style of the Nutrition Facts Label. Then painted on the wall of Pumpernickel’s Deli in Washington, DC.
  25. 25. Facebook: a PHR with Privacy Issues? In the seven months prior to diagnosis, 10.7% of Fred Holliday’s Status posts related aspects of his current medical condition… He exhibited all of the most common symptoms of Renal Cell Carcinoma he listed 5 of them on Facebook.
  26. 26. Why did we get more help and answers from Social Media than from our local hospital ? Within one day were in email contact and then spoke on the phone. By ten o’clock May 4th 2009, I was talking on the phone with Dave’s Oncologist about my husband’s cancer. I am trying to talk with Christine Kraft and epatient Dave.
  27. 27. The blood transfusion on May 16 -17, 2009
  28. 28. Going to Hospice.
  29. 29. We fulfilled our final 2008 resolution on June 11th 2009. We moved into a two bedroom apartment so I could care for Fred in home hospice. He died six days later on June 17th, 2009
  30. 30. Painting Advocacy meets Social Media
  31. 31. This is the painting 73 cents. This is the vital patient story, the social history , the sacred heart of Fred’s ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD.
  32. 32. On Tuesday, October 20th 2009 we dedicated the mural, “Where do we go from here?”
  33. 33. As e-patient Dave would say: “Give us our dammed data.”
  34. 34. Change can be Scary.
  35. 35. On September 13th 2011, This was the launch of the Consumer e-Health Program The “I” in HIT at the Department of Health and Human Services.
  36. 36. But here is the real meaning of the “I” in HIT. The in HIT
  37. 37. There may be set backs on Our way to patient data access., but we will prevail.
  38. 38. All over the world, patients Are demanding their data. They are demanding access to the data from their doctors, from their hospitals, and from the devices inside of their bodies.
  39. 39. Why not have CDS (clinical decision support) for patients? If a child’s toy can figure any item in the world in 20 questions, why Can’t we have CPOE and CDS in every hospital and family practice?
  40. 40. Who taught you how to be a patient?
  41. 41. Inside of every EMR there is a patient story, And sometimes it is told by Betty of Bellin Health.
  42. 42. Welcome to the Walking Gallery. Telling the patient story one jacket at a time.
  43. 43. Freddie grows beyond peering through a door crack to walking in a Gallery.
  44. 44. Isaac grows up. He misses his father’s arms. He joins the gallery as an artist. His jacket is named “Feelings.” He is marching in a rally supporting patient data access.
  45. 45. Standing out and looking different, Can be uncomfortable or frightening. But is often needed for advocacy. You can take a negative and turn it into a POSITVE.
  46. 46. As of October 2012, 186 unique Walkers have joined wearing 205 jackets. The Gallery has representatives on five continents, but the majority of Walkers reside in the US. One artist creates the majority of the art, but new artists are joining and currently make up 14% of content creation. The Gallery is promoted heavily on twitter, facebook and personal blogs.
  47. 47. Let Patients Speak We must encourage every committee, sub-committee, and hospital board, to actively recruit and include patients in every aspect of the care process from design to implementation to resolution. Noting about us without us. From the exam room to the board room.
  48. 48. What Measures Matter to Patients? What is the difference in WITH vs. For?
  49. 49. Welcome to the future.
  50. 50. Interested in joining our educational networking community? Sign Up here to join our community or sponsor a webinar or email Kelley Connors, Founder, KC Health
  51. 51. Upcoming     Pa*ent  Engagement  Webinars:     Follow  Us  at  KC-­‐   @kelleyconnors   #Pa*entEngagement