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People sharing stories of grit, change and hope

Why I’m a patient safety advocate


My Father-in-law died due to the negligent use of an off-label medication...

by Rex Johnson June 13

Post-Polio Syndrome Apocalypse. Or maybe it isn’t as bad as it seems?


Polio is a scary word in Europe more so than around the United States...

by Mark Clifford June 12

Go around, go through, but don’t settle for NO


Imagine for a moment being a Registered Nurse one day, then the next you...

by Kimberly Hartmann June 9

At My Starting Line


June 4, 2010 at 1:04 PM I got my #WhatTheHealthCare moment when the nurse...

by Rebecca Seago-Coyle June 6

My patient advocacy 101


My lesson of Patient Advocacy 101 was not taught in any school but rather...

by Yanling Yu June 2

My mother’s story: We’re people, not products


Mother’s Day is a time to show appreciation for the special women in our...

by Lacie Beck May 10

Humor is powerful in healthcare, but stories will change the industry.


A few weeks back, I put a few questions out to the Twittersphere to see...

by WheezyNurse May 5

Personalized care in a specialized world


"Or I guess it might be cutaneous T cell lymphoma " I'm seeing a...

by MattAW April 13

Not taking “I don’t know” as an answer


We’ve all had our own “what the health care” moments I’m pretty...

by Burt March 31

If an appendix explodes in the woods and nobody hears it…


Deep in the Sierra Nevada’s while installing a metal roof onto a tiny...

by Matt Hoiland March 16

Just when I thought….


I recently got my vasectomy done at Oregon Health and Science University...

by Anonymous January 20

3 tips to better understand your patient


The healthcare world can sometimes feel intimidating and scary for those...

by Whitney Petit January 4