Items Tagged ‘patient support groups’

September 27, 2017

Online support group informs, uplifts ICU survivors

By Robin Huiras-Carlson robinh

Nearly nine days in spring 2016 are missing from Muriel Hachfeld’s memory. It’s the period of time she spent in the ICU at Mayo Clinic Hospital — Rochester, Methodist Campus, fighting off a septic infection she’d developed following an elective surgery. Six of those days, she fell into a coma and was unresponsive to stimuli. […]

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Tags: ICU, Mayo Clinic Connect, patient support groups, PICS


February 2, 2017

Hospital-Sponsored Patient Support Groups Webinar Recap

By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network LeeAase

In Tuesday’s webinar featuring Ed Bennett, Colleen Young and Janet Gripshover we highlighted a new list of hospitals that sponsor online patient support groups, and showcased a couple of experienced moderators of these groups, with examples of their work and how it helps patients. The presentations generated lots of interest and questions. Here’s a sample: […]

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