It's been just over a year since I wrote a blog about how HealthInsight Nevada was taking on establishing our own Patient and Family Engagement Council (PFAC). Because we are so proud of our progress, I wanted to provide an update. The hard part was getting started. Now, even though we are only five months into having actual PFAC meetings, it is starting to feel...Read more
"R-E-S-P-E-C-T find out what it means to me," are words most everyone has heard and probably sang along to at one point in their life. The popular song by Aretha Franklin, is just one of many songs that touts the need for respect.
Because HealthInsight lists "Respect" as one of its "Values in Action" that govern our relationships with one another and the communities we...Read more
There goes that thunder again! Something rare in the Southwest, thunder storms and the associated lightning became common this summer in New Mexico. It seemed every time my sister and I went hiking in the Sandia Mountains, especially above 10,000 feet, we encountered a late afternoon thunderstorm with lightning over our heads. Even though we had checked the forecast before leaving, the storms kept sneaking...Read more
At HealthInsight we have an initiative, funded by Cambia Foundation, to develop a curriculum to equip newly-insured people with tools to assist them as they navigate the health care system. As someone who has received formal health care system and policy education, and one who has worked in the system for nearly 20 years, I was confident that I was an expert on utilizing and...Read more