by patricia.deegan on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 - 10:19am
Electronic medical records (EMRs) are evolving rapidly and in the U.S. the federal stimulus is incentivizing their adoption in both behavioral and physical health settings. Years ago EMRs were mainly...
by patricia.deegan on Monday, January 10, 2011 - 7:34am
     When I talk about my recovery, people sometimes tell me I must have a lot of courage.  However, if I am honest, I would have to say I never felt particularly courageous...
by patricia.deegan on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 - 9:02am
It may be early in the new year, but Melody Riefer, our director of training here at PDA, is already returning from Yorks-Adams County in Pennsylvania. She spent the day meeting with the leadership...
by patricia.deegan on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 - 8:35am
Dawn Altemus is a peer champion of CommonGround at the Crossroads Peer Center in Chester County PA.  At Crossroads, peers regularly use the CommonGround web application to prepare for...
by patricia.deegan on Monday, December 27, 2010 - 2:27am
This week we are releasing the concluding installment of my film, The Politics of Memory. This ~9 minute segment is titled "Organized Resistance".  It chronicles a few snapshots of the consumer/...
by patricia.deegan on Saturday, December 18, 2010 - 3:11pm
This week we are releasing the fourth installment of my film, The Politics of Memory.  We call this short segment, "Untold Stories".  Here you will learn a bit about the untold history of...
by patricia.deegan on Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 4:43pm
Today we are releasing the third of five parts of the film, The Politics of Memory. Part 3 is titled, "Aktion T4 and the Mass Murder of People with Disabilities". It runs ~9 minutes and tells the...
by patricia.deegan on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 2:42pm
Thanks to everyone who voted for us in the Ashoka Changemakers contest titled Patients, Choices, Empowerment. We did not collect enough votes to win a spot in the top 3. Three other great innovators...
by patricia.deegan on Monday, December 6, 2010 - 7:17pm
Today we are releasing the second of five parts of the film, The Politics of Memory. Part 2 is titled, "The Voice of the Oppressed". It runs ~14 minutes. I hope you enjoy it. Some of you may...
by patricia.deegan on Friday, December 3, 2010 - 2:37pm
We would like to thank the hundreds of people who voted for CommonGround over the past 2 weeks.  As you know, CommonGround was selected by a panel of judges as one of 10 finalists in a worldwide...
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