This week I’m catching up with Kim Vlasnik and chatting about life illustrated by animated gifs, life with a garden, life as a mother, Friends for Life 2014, the You Can Do This Project, and her upcoming Ignite Talk at Medicine X. Enjoy!
This week Stacey Simms joins me to discuss her career in broadcast journalism – from Middle School, to radio, and to television. We also cover her new position as a Health Reporter for Time Warner Cable News. And, we discuss her son’s diagnosis with type 1 diabetes and the value she finds through the diabetes community on social media. Enjoy!
Dr. Mike Sevilla returns to the podcast to discuss the growth of social media use among the physician community, how he helps his peers see the benefits of social media, and the prospects of an engaged physician community among health care conversations online. We also talk about the value of disconnecting from the Internet from time to time and Dr. Sevilla’s anticipation. Enjoy!
This week Parris Lilly and I catch up on Parris’ adventures at E3 along with Gamertag Radio’s noteworthy interview of Phil Spencer. Additionally, we talk at length about the Transformers. From the original cartoon, to the animated movie (1986), to all of Michael Bay’s efforts – there’s a lot to get to. Enjoy!
This week I catch up with Dana Lewis to talk about running half marathons in Seattle, her evolving role at Swedish Medical Center, and the continued growth and impact of her weekly #hcsm Twitter chats. Most importantly, Dana breaks down the Do It Yourself Pancreas System, why the concepts applied to this technology can apply to any person with diabetes, and why the FDA is extremely curious in this project. It is worth nothing throughout this conversation, that neither Dana nor I are medical professionals and we aren’t making any treatment recommendations for anyone, regardless of how cool all of this stuff is. Enjoy!
This week my guest is Dr. James Merlino, President of the Association for the Patient Experience. We cover Dr. Merlino’s journey to medicine as well as why a bad hospital experience helped shape his career path. We also cover the Association for the Patient Experience, its mission, my initial reaction to the Association, and why constructive criticism is a crucial component of any organization. Enjoy!
I’m joined by Regina Holliday this week as we talk about art as therapy, art as advocacy, Regina’s patient story, and most importantly The Walking Gallery. We also discuss her past experiences at Stanford Medicine X including her keynote presentation in 2012, 2013 Flash Mob, and participation in the #WhatifHC Panel. Enjoy!