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.
Dr. Vicki R. Whiting, professor and award winning author, brings over twenty-five years of business and leadership experience to classrooms and executives throughout the United States. As a doctoral student at the University of Southern California, Vicki was honored as a Sample Fellow. Vicki has focused her teaching, research, and consulting experience in the area of organizational leadership, most specifically on personal and organizational leadership development through mentor relationships, leveraging strengths, and developing effective organizational interactions. Publications in numerous academic journals compliment her recent award winning health care advocacy book, “In Pain We Trust.” Vicki has presented her ideas on collaboration, coordination and commitment through listening and advocacy to organizations including the Intermountain Healthcare Board of Trustees, the American Hospital Association, and at the Utah Nurses Association. Prior to her academic career, Vicki was Director of Technical Services for Digital Systems in Seattle, Washington.