Caring For Every Patient, Learning From Every Patient
This theme was exhibited in many sessions I attended and highlighted in the Opening Session starting with Dr Bertagnolli, in her President's Address.You may read her complete speech at
First up @ASCOPres announcing mCODE: open source, free data standards that will allow for easier collection of EHR data....the same language for EHRs and the ability to communicate between platforms. This is big for #interoperability #ASCO19 pic.twitter.com/NhNcvBH5Bu— Amanda Narod (@AmandaBinDC) June 1, 2019
Dr Ang, a medical oncologist from Aukland, New Zealand spoke next.All EHRs need to communicate with each other.— Dee Sparacio (@womenofteal) June 1, 2019
#ASCO19 ASCO President pic.twitter.com/qPVIXIWs81
Having read two books Dr Atul Gawande wrote, I was thrilled to be able to hear him in person.Thank you Dr Ang for your presentation “Chemoboy” and for thanking patients , caregivers, researchers and those who work behind the scenes. “what is the most important thing in the world -the people “ #gyncsm #ASC019 pic.twitter.com/XOPQsk5v4A— Dee Sparacio (@womenofteal) June 1, 2019
As I heard these next words I thought of how it matched with what I would be saying later that afternoon in the Fireside Chat with Dr Dickson.You can serve a patient’s quality of life and quantity of life, #ASCO19 @Atul_Gawande— Dee Sparacio (@womenofteal) June 1, 2019
Yes patients have goals and priorities! #gncsm #ASCO19— Dee Sparacio (@womenofteal) June 1, 2019
Less then a quarter of the time physicians don’t ask! @Atul_Gawande
It was a privilege to speak at this year's ASCO meeting and Tweet from the meeting.Palliative care can make a difference . @DanaFarber study. @Atul_Gawande #ASCO19 pic.twitter.com/JsbSc8dce3— Dee Sparacio (@womenofteal) June 1, 2019
I was moved by the dedication of the over 40,000 health care providers -surgeons, oncologists, nurses, social workers, and researchers from around the globe who attended the meeting to learn how to improve cancer patient care. Thank you to each and every one of them.
Every Day is a Blessing!
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