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September 9, 2010

Revisiting The Hippy Sisters: A Story of Hope, Healing and Having Fun

By Catherine Benson Catherine Benson (@catherine benson)

The Hippy Sisters held their 5th Annual HipCheck & ChickFest at the end of August, 2010. They all received good news from their beloved Dr. Berry and spent the rest of the time celebrating their friendship and pain-free lives.  They made sure they went out dancing, because now they can! Some patient support groups are developed […]

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Tags: 3832, 5299, 5335, Hip replacement, Hippy Sisters, Patient Support Groups

January 20, 2009

Who’s the Expert Here?

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

  Imagine a hospital room in the cardiac unit, with a patient, her family, doctors and nurses, all discussing the patient’s status and treatment options. So who are the experts in the room? Are they the doctors and nurses who have studied, practiced and devoted their lives to understanding and treating cardiac diseases? Are they […]

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Tags: One Voice, Patient Support Groups, Patient-centered care

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