At My Starting Line

June 4, 2010 at 1:04 PM I got my #WhatTheHealthCare moment when the nurse on the other end of the phone told me the results were positive. I actually had to say the words because she couldn’t. I have cancer, I asked. Breast Cancer? Yes,…

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What’s The Fix? A Free Health Care Conference for Everyone

What’s The Fix? | June 14, 2017 At What’s The Fix? We invite health care industry leaders and everyday people alike to join us as we listen and learn from a group of incredible patients, caregivers and innovators who are working to put people at…

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My Patient Advocacy 101

My experience of advocating for patients has taught me that awareness on patient safety must be taught to every stakeholder in health care, including patients and families, health care providers, policy makers, and medical equipment manufacturers. Only together, can we make a difference.

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Lightning In a Bottle: The Power of Commitments

By now, you’ve probably heard about What’s the Fix – an inaugural conference dedicated to the topic of patients making fixes in health care from the ground up (If you haven’t there’s plenty of time to catch up!). In addition to flipping the script and having patients and families leading the discussion, we wanted to do something different. We wanted to try and harness the energy of those dialogues and brainstorms and use it to change the world.

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Mother knows Best: What Health Care Can Learn from “Dr. Mom”

Mother’s Day is a chance for many of us to take a moment to reflect on the impact that our moms have had in our lives. They brought us into this world and juggled many roles for us as we grew up: chef, chauffeur, coach,…

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