“Slow Medicine” refers to a thoughtful, evidence-based approach to care and emphasizes careful clinical reasoning. It draws on many of the principles of the broader "Slow Movement,” which have been applied to a wide range of fields including food, art, parenting and technology. In this blog, authors Dr. Michael Hochman and Dr. Pieter Cohen discuss a wide variety of medical and health care issues in an informal manner, writing as if everyone on the list will be joining them in clinic later in the afternoon.
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Our bloggers take a look at health care implementation with a particular emphasis on the safety net population in California, a state seen as a symbolic of both the potential and challenges of reform. Health journalists Kellie Schmitt and Judy Silber serve as the principal writers for the blog, along with other guest contributors. Ryan White, content editor of Reporting on Health, serves as the blog's principal editor.
William Heisel, former investigative reporter for the Los Angeles Times, writes about investigative health reporting. He currently is assistant director for external relations at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle.
Children's Health Matters, a blog curated and reported by Journalist Ryan White, along with other collaborators, shares the latest research, journalism and ideas on pediatric health and child development outcomes; prevention models to reduce health disparities for ill children and children born into poverty; and trends in children's health and well-being.