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Almost no one looks at me on my health journey and says, "There goes the CEO of his health team." People, if they see me at all, say, "there goes the patient." Patient and CEO sound very different. @DurgasToolbox @PatientVoices @S4PM #hcldr @wegohealth https://t.co/WaOhqgNkxD

Prescription Drugs May Cost More With Insurance Than Without It via @NYTimes https://t.co/XLWCoCv51h

Where would we be without failure? https://t.co/VHGP5X7ze1 I've learned the most in my life when I've failed.

https://t.co/YThCzZ6mYl https://t.co/aFo3wCeML2
A silver lining with high deductible and high premium health plans? Maybe a very thin lining. Consumer engagement in cost outrage may increase. A 5-minute read.

I Use a Wheelchair. And Yes, I’m Your Doctor. via @NYTimes https://t.co/qoDvTn2kWZ

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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.