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Lessons Learned from the Health Journey of a Cancer Survivor and Caregiver

Jun 25, 2020   |   HIMSS

As I write this, we are in the midst of one of the most devastating health crises in history.

Every day, I painfully watch the parallels between what we are experiencing as a society and my own personal health journey as both a caregiver and a patient; mostly, how I had to learn foreign concepts very quickly, assess and interpret data, and make critical, life altering decisions for my son’s (Emmett) diagnosis and for mine. Everyone is feeling in one way or another what I’ve been through. But on a positive note, I’m witnessing amazing technology solutions, such as telemedicine, emerge to help patients… solutions I’ve been waiting on for a looooong time. Read More

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Stacy Hurt

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