The Doctor Is In For #blackdatamatters

Yesterday, patient advocate and founder of TOUCH Ricki Fairley joined breast cancer surgeon Dr. Monique Gary to discuss the importance of clinical trials for black cancer patients on her show The Doctor Is In. She was joined by fellow breast cancer survivors Chawnte Randall, Sheila McGlown, and Sharon Rivera, all...

Patient Stories: Brenda Levin

Brenda Levin specializes in using acupuncture, massage, Chinese herbal medicine and nutrition counseling for oncology patients, a path she chose after practicing as a shiatsu massage therapist in Philadelphia. “I worked with a lot of oncology patients in my shiatsu practice. Massage can be incredibly soothing for them,” she recalled...

How Ciitizen Makes Digital Sharing Easy and Why That Matters

Medical professionals have long been asking why healthcare systems can’t simply consolidate a patient’s complete health history into an easily searchable format, lamenting the fact that medical records are often lengthy and difficult to read.  As oncologist Lincoln Nadauld stated in a recent Ciitizen blog post: “I don’t always need...

Virtual Care Under COVID-19 and the Barriers to Effective Telemedicine

“Even if no other good for health care emerges from the coronavirus crisis, one development — the incorporation of telemedicine into routine medical care — promises to be transformative. Using technology that already exists and devices that most people have in their homes, medical practice over the internet can result...