Don’t tell me what she can’t do: Perspectives from a care-giver

In preparation for the Collaborating Across Borders IV (CABIV) conference, the CIHC will post a series of blogs with patients/clients around their thoughts on team-based health care. The goal is to showcase the realities of team-based care from a variety of different perspectives. Much literature is devoted to discussion about how team-based care benefits patients […]

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Living in Shadow

For several months now, the CIHC has been helping to prepare for the Collaborating Across Borders IV (CABIV) conference by posting a series of blogs with patients/clients around their thoughts on team-based health care. The goal is to showcase the realities of team-based care from a variety of different perspectives. This story is different because […]

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Outside the box

Few people would expect that a fall down a wet staircase nearly five years ago would lead to years in and out of physicians’ offices as well as a life-altering diagnosis.  For Patient Z, this is exactly what happened. “In July 2007 I slipped on a wet staircase and struck my lower back. I thought […]

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Finding her Voice

In preparation for the Collaborating Across Borders IV (CABIV) conference, the CIHC will post a series of blogs with patients/clients around their thoughts on team-based health care. The goal is to showcase the realities of team-based care from a variety of different perspectives. Much literature is devoted to discussion about how team-based care benefits patients […]

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The Yin and the Yang

In preparation for the Collaborating Across Borders IV (CABIV) conference, the CIHC will post a series of blogs with patients/clients around their thoughts on team-based health care. The goal is to showcase the realities of team-based care from a variety of different perspectives. Much literature is devoted to discussion about how team-based care benefits patients […]

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Drawing the Lucky Unlucky Straw

In preparation for the Collaborating Across Borders IV (CABIV) conference, the CIHC will post a series of blogs with patients/clients around their thoughts on team-based health care. The goal is to showcase the realities of team-based care from a variety of different perspectives. Much literature is devoted to discussion about how team-based care benefits patients […]

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Patient-Centred Care With A Community Focus

In preparation for the Collaborating Across Borders IV (CABIV) conference, the CIHC will post a series of blogs with patients/clients around their thoughts on team-based health care. The goal is to showcase the realities of team-based care from a variety of different perspectives. Much literature is devoted to discussion about how team-based care benefits patients […]

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“Choosing to see the best”

In preparation for the Collaborating Across Borders IV (CABIV) conference, the CIHC will post a series of blogs with patients/clients around their thoughts on team-based health care. The goal is to showcase the realities of team-based care from a variety of different perspectives. Much literature is devoted to discussion about how team-based care benefits patients […]

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“The Power of Positivity: An Interview with Client C”

In preparation for the Collaborating Across Borders IV (CABIV) conference, the CIHC will post a series of blogs with patients/clients around their thoughts on team-based health care. The goal is to showcase the realities of team-based care from a variety of different perspectives. Much literature is devoted to discussion about how team-based care benefits patients […]

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Q & A with Patient A

In preparation for the Collaborating Across Borders IV (CABIV) conference, the CIHC will post a series of blogs with patients/clients around their thoughts on team-based health care. The goal is to showcase the realities of team-based care from the perspective of the end-user. Much literature is devoted to discussion about how team-based care benefits patients […]

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