6 posts from July, 2013

“Does anyone in healthcare want to be understood?” Sally Okun from PatientsLikeMe at TEDMED2013

Posted July 10th, 2013 by

It’s no secret that here at PatientsLikeMe, we think that the voice of the patient — your voice — is the number one way to drive medical advancements. At TEDMED 2013, our very own Sally Okun shared that message on one of the world’s largest stages. She asked the audience a very simple question. “Does anyone in healthcare want to be understood?” Check out the video to see Sally’s answer.



Are you sleeping? – Quick poll

Posted July 8th, 2013 by

We all know that sleep impacts our daily lives and overall well-being. Here at PatientsLikeMe, we want to learn more about how sleep affects your health, and how health affects your sleep. It’s all part of our ongoing “Are You Sleeping?” initiative, so take just a second to click the quick poll below and see how you compare to others.

How well are you sleeping?

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Don’t forget to update your symptoms, including insomnia, on your PatientsLikeMe profile. And check out what some of your fellow community members are saying on the “How the PatientsLikeMe Team sleeps” forum thread.

Not a PatientsLikeMe member? Not a problem. Start your own profile for free and tell us… are you sleeping?