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Reflections from Michigan State Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Conference 2017

PATIENT IS PARTNER Volume 1 / Issue 1 A SELECTION OF BOOKS I RECOMMEND FROM MY OWN READING LIST OF THE LAST 6 MONTHS One of the things I have loved having been on “sabbatical” the last 8 months is reading—what I want… when I want. And when I say reading, I don’t necessarily mean as buying the physical book—I often listen to books and there is new research that your brain doesn’t know the difference—so it’s not cheating. 😊 Q: What are some great books to help me learn about innovation and creating a culture of questioning/creativity in CR/PR facilities? A: A More Beautiful Question by Warren Berger A: Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant A; How we got to Now: Six Innovation that made the modern world by Steven Johnson Q: What are great books to help me learn about the role of behavioral sciences, behavioral economics and cognitive bias that could help in my current work as a patient or with patients in understanding out complex minds? A: Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman A: The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis A: Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini A: Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior by Jonah Berger Q: What are some good books useful in thinking about patients’ lives and what makes us human? A: Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End (paperback) by Atul Gawande RECOMMENDED READING Here are a few books and newsletters that keep my head full of fun and informative information on things like behavioral science, behavioral economics, community development, technology of the future, and other fascinating subjects. How might we harvest the best ideas from patients and begin to implement them in our practice? Enjoy! Create a questioning culture—Why, What if and How…. What if, How Might We…? A: Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett & Dave Evans Q: What are some good books helping us to see what the future of technology might have on cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and other healthcare areas? A: The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces that Will Shape Our Future by Kevin Kelly A: The Patient Will See You Now by Eric Topol, MD From the ideas in the book Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth and Happiness by Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein How might we create/revise the physical space of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation to exemplify the “architecture of serendipity” and create environments that build community from participating with others with similar health issues? WHAT IF YOU’D RATHER JUST READ SOME COOL NEWSLETTERS ABOUT A WHOLE LOT OF DIFFERENT THINGS? Here are 59 Newsletters (thanks to Dan Pink) 11 from Dan Pink see that list here A link to a page that lists the top 48 newsletters that Dan’s readers recommended to each other: Top 48 Reader-Recommended E-mail Newsletters FINAL THOUGHT We must create an environment in CR and PR that welcomes a culture of questions and create an opportunity for our patients to enage with us so that we can solve some of the most thorny problems in health care. Let’s start a m