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I just think it's backwards that Nikolas Cruz owning an AR-15 was his constitutional right but his victims' healthcare is a privilege.

Compensate patients? We don’t have a budget for that.

(When you don’t compensate, only the individuals who have the time, means, transportation, childcare, eldercare, etc, will engage. Compensate fairly to include all.)

#HowNotToDoPtEngagement

Opioid Addiction Is a Huge Problem but Pain Prescriptions Are Not the Cause https://t.co/tE3D0schH9 #OpioidCrisis #ChronicPain #shareourpain

Y'all blew through the $500 goal in 28 hours. I raised it to $1k and you hit that in 72 hours - okay, so I bumped it up again. YES to supporting patients getting to conferences! For my birthday pls donate to the @S4PM patient travel fund! https://t.co/jaMXgQn32x

The absurdity of tracing gun ownership in the US ... you won’t believe this. Especially those who hate fax machines in healthcare 😬 cc @nickisnpdx https://t.co/27NwZCeKYZ

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As an action catalyst, I empower people traveling together toward best health (people as patients, caregivers, parents, clinicians, direct care staff, communities, and the people that support them). I wear many hats in healthcare:

  • Patient with Multiple Sclerosis
  • Care partner for several family members’ end-of-life journeys
  • Nurse for 40+ years
  • Informaticist
  • QI leader
  • Husband, Father, Opa, Musician

I specialize in patient/ caregiver/ clinician/ community relationships and the intersection between technology and the health journey.