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I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Shirley Scott - "The Funky Fox"

“Evidence-Based Lies” by @BlakeGossard

It's not so simple-making treatment choices. Our workflows and life flows aren't set up for it. @PatientVoices @caregiving @S4PM @CoalitionCCC @GeriLynn @pccdsln @PatientPrivacy @ImproveDX @jerryosheroff

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist Patient Centered Care - Cherie Binns, RN - Teleconference - March 6,

Patient Power: Tapping the Most Unused Resource in Healthcare @lifeoflesion via @wegohealth

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Recent Blog Posts:

March 18, 2018

It’s not so simple – making treatment choices

We (patients and clinicians) need all the help we can get making informed health care decisions. We need the right information to the right person, in the right format, through…
March 11, 2018

You 2.0 – Branding

Opa, what do you do? I'm a patient activist. What's an activist? An activist is someone who advocates for social change. What's an advocate? An advocate is a champion. When…
CaregiverClinicianePatientFamily man
March 4, 2018


I trust my primary care doc.  I trust my neurologist. I trust my instincts. I trust my gut. I do. I trust my wife. She trusts me.  That certainly doesn't…

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.

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