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Mike and Joyce speak with Dr. Julia Hallisy about The Empowered Patient Coalition: providing healthcare improvement and patient safety tools directly to consumers.
About Dr. Hallisy:
Dr. Julia Hallisy obtained her BS in Biological Science from the University of San Francisco in 1984 and a second Bachelor’s degree from the University of California in Dental Sciences. In 1988, Dr. Hallisy received her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry. Since that time, she has been a full-time practicing San Francisco dentist.
Her second child, Katherine Eileen, was diagnosed at five months of age with bilateral retinoblastoma. Dealing with her daughter’s life-threatening diagnosis, the many recurrences of cancer, and the subsequent treatments for the malignant and aggressive tumors marked the beginning an almost 20-year involvement in our healthcare system. The unique combination of her scientific training, her work as a healthcare provider, and guiding a child through a chronic illness has afforded her invaluable insight as an advocate for patients.
Dr. Hallisy began to research the topic of patient safety in 1998. She has lobbied for health care reform in Washington, DC with Consumer’s Union.
Dr. Hallisy is committed to and passionate about the subjects of patient safety, health care reform and medical error reduction. She is the founder and president of The Empowered Patient Coalition.
Dr. Hallisy was born and raised in San Francisco, where she lives with her husband, John Hallisy, and their two sons, Daniel and Kevin. The Hallisy’s ten-year old daughter, Kate, lost her life-long battle with cancer in February 2000.
Dr. Nancy Finn has written a sequel to her book, ePatients Live Longer. Joyce and Mike speak with her about the new edition, and what she has learned since the writing of her earlier book. How does it help a patient to do some research, get engaged, and advocate for him or herself?
See Nancy's website at http://healthcarebasicsinfo.com/
On today's episode of Getting Social with Miriam, Dr. Manon Bolliger will be interviewed. Dr. Manon Bolliger promotes patient consciousness in the healing process as an author, radio host, naturopathic doctor, founder of Bowen College and director of Cornerstone Health Centre. She has served as department head at the Boucher College of Naturopathic Medicine since 2004. Over the past two decades, Dr. Bolliger has treated thousands of patients and taught many professional medical health care providers. Beyond trauma and pain relief, her diversified experience guides individuals through a healing process, which is both empowering and nurturing; highlighting the importance of truly “listening” in the doctor-patient relationship. She resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with her family.
We focus a lot on response in EMS. Our response allong with our training can effect patient outcomes. But what about when response is the focus without equal attention to training. Getting there is only part of what we do, yet is often the one marker that is looked at when it comes to a patients outcome.
This week we talk about EMS response, call types, training and how they reflect on patient outcomes.
Does the 8-10 minute response have a positive impact or is it better training and equipment?
Join us for this discussion.
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"Do I take action or just be patient?" If this is something you are trying to figure out, join Robyn Hessinger for this week’s Inspired Guidance radio show.
When something isn't going our way or things aren't manifesting as we'd hoped, does it mean there's a specific action we're supposed to take? Or are we just supposed to wait and be patient? Join Robyn as she answers your most important questions and shares channeled messages. This is your opportunity to receive free intuitive guidance and answers! 646-200-3448.
Robyn Hessinger is a gifted Intuitive, Medium, Angel Communicator, and Healer. She is also an Author, Speaker, Teacher and the founder of Inspired Guidance®. www.inspiredguidance.com
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Due to studio difficulties this was rescheduled for October 2, 2014
Cassia Hill started as a dialysis assistant in 2007 and in 2008
was promoted to a dialysis technician. Cassia's number one priority is
making sure that each patient that she has in her care is really handled
professionally in every way and the result is her patients appreciate her
so much. She has created a book called Expert Tips on Becoming A Dialysis
Technician. It is designed to give all those interested in becoming a
dialysis technician tips on how to be a real professional in a dialysis
environment, this book is also good for technicians that desire to brush up
on their skills. Her book explores ways to handle a patient in the best way
possible, do's and don'ts, how to listen to the patient and so much more.
Cassia knows this book will give great insight to dialysis patients and
will inspire new or experienced dialysis technicians to be the best
Dave deBronkart has a well-earned reputation as an e-Patient. An internationally recognized speaker, author, and health policy advisor, he has words of strength for patients for sure.
In addition, he works with physicians, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies to help them Let Patients Help!
When most manufacturers decide to create a new product, they do market research and conduct focus groups to determine in advance what the consumers want.
In medicine, it's mostly about what the doctors want.
But the doctors are not the end-user consumers in medicine, they are talented and experienced personnel, but the end-user consumers are the patients.
Come hear what Dave believes are the many ways that Patients can help improve healthcare.
See also Dave's new book, Let Patients Help! A patient engagement handbook - how doctors, nurses, patients and caregivers can partner for better health care. http://www.epatientdave.com/let-patients-help/
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Gimme My DaM Data – Maastricht, 2011
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Music Video by the Collaborative Agency Group, 2013
Come and join the Cautious Patient Communities where patients and families learn how to be informed and involved in their healthcare. This leads to better healthcare outcomes, as well as a sense of no longer being an outsider in your own care!
Take control and be part of the solution to learn more about being responsible and effective advocates for yourselves and your loved ones.
Monday night, November 11, meet Jeff. Learn about how he spoke up and his actions of being informed and getting involved changed the course of his care and maybe even saved his life!
About CPC Blog Talk Radio: Join us as we chat about how we became Cautious Patients. Cautious Patient Communities is a group where patients and families learn how to be informed and involved in their healthcare. This leads to better healthcare outcomes, as well as a sense of no longer being an outsider in your own care!
Now we can share what has worked during this 30 minute Blog Talk Radio show!
The Israelite Heritage (IH) Elders will be speaking about the importance of understanding the gifts that the set-apart spirit of Yah imparts to us. I Timothy 4:10-16 (10) It is for this that we labour and struggle, because we trust in the living Yah, who is the Saviour of all men, particularly of those who believe. (11) Command and teach these matters. (12) Let no one look down on your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in behaviour, in love, in spirit, in belief, in cleanliness. (13) Until I come, give attention to reading of Scripture, to encouragement, to teaching. (14) Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you by prophecy with the laying on of the hands of the elderhood. (15) Practise these matters, be in them, so that your progress might be plain to all. (16) Pay attention to yourself and to the teaching. Continue in them, for in doing this you shall save both yourself and those who hear you.
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