The Patient Revolution is built on the belief that stories are powerful.
Stories can inform, infect, irritate, and ignite a chain reaction that makes the status quo unsustainable. Stories are the first step in a push for healthcare that is careful and kind to each patient and community.
Our mission is to arm people to tell stories; stories about their lives, stories about their capabilities and limitations, and stories about what risks, benefits and trade-offs look like from their point of view. We want people to tell these stories in exam rooms and hospital rooms, in their communities and in the rooms where decisions get made.
We recognize that speaking up in these circumstances can be difficult. The barriers are significant. We are here to help. Think of us as your support staff; prepared to offer skill development, practice spaces, tools, programs, resources, and cheerleading.
Look below to check out what we've got so far and if you have ideas from your own experience that you think would help yourself and others, reach out.
TOOLS & PROGRAMS in ACTION
April/May 2017 - Community Events (Mammography) in New Haven, CT and Cheshire, CT
March/April 2017 - Winona State Nursing students using Plan Your Conversation cards