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Clinician

Professional, licensed caregiver, medical or not such as nurse, physician, technologist, therapist, etc.

Help the Helpers in Crisis

By ePatient, Clinician, Advocate, Podcasts One Comment

Crisis: the point where a person finds themselves unable to cope. In these times of COVID, racial injustice, people are desperate for support in their lives. Lisa van Leeuwen shares her experience on a crisis hotline.

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OB Nurse. Cannabis Nurse.

By Caregiver, ePatient, Clinician, Consumer, Podcasts 2 Comments

Staying sane in an insane situation. How do our front-line, essential workers, all of them juggling duty, passion, family, income, pressure? How do moms, babies, and their partners manage the blurring of tragedy and trauma and hope and possibility? I’m grateful for nurses like Jodi Churchill Chapin, OB and Green Nurse. You’re in my heart. Let’s celebrate the year of the nurse.

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My Optometrist Saved My Life

By ePatient, Clinician, Podcasts One Comment

My optometrist taught me the value of a small, repetitive practice that changed my brain pathways, my vision, and my life. Vision as a barometer of stress. Consider eye health in this work from home, high screen world.

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Temporarily Able-Bodied People. We’re in This Together.

By Caregiver, ePatient, Clinician, Family man, Advocate, Podcasts 2 Comments

Covid19. Sad, angry, grieving. No grief without love. People with different abilities have a 15-min advantage on the temporarily able-bodied. Connect, learn, appreciate.

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The Zen of Relationship-Centered Measurement and Engagement

By Researcher, Caregiver, ePatient, Clinician, Leader, Podcasts No Comments

A conversation with Ellen Schultz. How can we best commit to improving what’s vital in our local health care system? Commitment is will, resources, and time. Measuring can’t take more effort than improving. Engage people at the center: patients, clinicians, and the people that support them. Focus on relationships. Measure consistency and sustainability. As in any health effort – exercise weak muscles.

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