“A Keynote Discussion on Using Data to Increase Patient Engagement – Stanford Medicine X 2014″
A big thank you to the team behind Stanford’s Medicine X conference for making this video available for free on their YouTube page (warning, auto-play audio).
[Update: Here’s the Washington Post’s 1/9/2015 article about the new campaign, with quotes from me and Metro officials: Saving seats: Metro’s new ads raise awareness of invisible disabilities]
This morning, I had an unexpected pep in my step for a Monday after a long break from work. WMATA […]
Carly Medosch, Emerging Leader Award
A diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease and multiple surgeries haven’t slowed down Carly Medosch. An active Take Steps fundraiser, Carly and her mother Mary Jo co-founded a CCFA support group in Fredericksburg.
A Program Analyst by day, Carly spends much of her free time advocating for […]
Shortly after I began driving, my pediatric gastroenterologist gave me the paperwork I needed to obtain handicapped parking accommodation. In my state, drivers have the choice between permanent handicapped license plates, or a removable tag that hangs from the rear view mirror. A a teenager, the choice was easy: removable hang tags allowed me the […]
Dr. Larry Chu and the Stanford Medicine X crew just dropped a major bomb on the already still-hyped up ePatient community. Applications for the 2015 ePatient Scholar program opened yesterday night.
I am nowhere near completing the process of recapping the 2014 event, nowhere near recovering from the jet-lag, euphoria, and ideas for action whirring […]
Thirteen years ago today I was in my off-campus apartment in Harrisonburg, VA, getting ready for an early class. I always had early classes and I always watched the news while I got ready. I saw all the footage of the terrorist attacks live. There was no news about classes being cancelled, so I went. […]
I’ve had a complicated relationship with MedX. Earlier, I thought it was just this year, the stress of having to get so much done, learning so much on the fly, feeling (perhaps unfairly on my part) not as much support as I needed. I was first in a difficult living situation and then dealing with […]
Since I’m someonewhat of a wearables skeptic, you may be surprised to learn that I’ve acquired my second piece of wearable tech (third if you want to count my smartphone). Way back in January I pre-bought a Lift device from a company called Lumo. They already had one product on the market, Lumo Back, that […]
It feels like I’ve been preparing for this for ages, so it’s a little hard to believe that Stanford Medicine X is just a few days away! No longer a newbie, I’m feeling the pressure in different ways this year, but also know firsthand just how inspiring the event can be. I’ve […]