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The Heart of Healthcare: Family Caregivers

The Heart of Healthcare:  Family Caregivers

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in Blog | 3 comments

There is a substantial segment of the population working unseen and without pay in the U.S.  They are tireless, unsung heroes helping those who may not be able to care for themselves.  They are family caregivers. A few surveys have been conducted in recent years to finally document who these people are and what they do.  The latest is The National...

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Knowledge, Power, Hope: CancerHawk

Knowledge, Power, Hope: CancerHawk

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer | 0 comments

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. ~Desiderius Erasmus CancerHawk is about giving light to cancer patients and their caregivers. Started by Robyn Stoller in 2011, CancerHawk is Robyn’s way of sharing the knowledge that she gained on-the-job as caregiver to her husband. Robyn and Alan’s Story Robyn met Alan Stoller on a retreat in...

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Why I Became a Patient Engagement Evangelist

Why I Became a Patient Engagement Evangelist

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Blog | 11 comments

Physician Parents When your parents are both physicians, you have a unique perspective on the health care system.  This is especially true for me because of the time when I grew up. During those days, on call physicians didn’t leave the phone calls to an answering service at night.  Our phone would ring, my father would answer it at all hours and would...

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“Be Kind Whenever Possible…”

“Be Kind Whenever Possible…”

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Blog | 3 comments

Caregiver – you are not alone! If you’re a caregiver and you are wondering where the other caregivers are, all you have to do is look to your left or right.  New research from the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, tells us that in three years the number of adults working to care for an adult or child with serious illness...

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Welcome to the Medivizor Blog

Welcome to the Medivizor Blog

Posted by on Apr 25, 2013 in Blog | 2 comments

Today we launch the Medivizor blog.  To say we’re excited is an understatement.  We’ll be hosting a variety of topics of interest to you, our community, and we welcome your input in this adventure. Here are some ideas of topics we’d like to cover.  What do you think? ePatient / Smart patient. You and your Medical Team:  Bringing up new...

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