This episode is part of a larger program that will run for 3 months: The Rise Of The Patient. (#ROTPt) Click this link for more details on the program
There is a movement happening. It is a quiet one however a critical one. Patients are finding their voice and are driving conversations in various arenas that are not necessarily in your traditional healthcare space. The movement has grown significantly since the advent of the social web. They are driving change.
Deborah Lockhart is interviewed as a caregiver who has navigated through the healthcare system. She will share her learnings in this show.
Deborah Lockhart is a small business owner who lives in New York. For over six years, she has been a full-time caregiver to her 87-year-old mother. This entails arranging for medical insurance and prescription drug coverage, selecting healthcare providers and specialists, obtaining long-term care and relevant services such as home health care, transportation to medical appointments, durable goods, personal response systems and ambulatory aids. Her heart’s desire is to make it possible for other seniors to receive the same support that she has given to her mother.
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