Friday 2 December 2022
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Tami Rich, Hacking Patient Advocacy

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TODAYS GUEST  Tami Rich, Patient Advocate and Soon-to-be Entrepreneur

We met Tami when she was a guest on our #TalkHITwithCTG show at #HIMSS15.  Tami joins us this time to share here experience in participating in Hackathons.

We discuss the following with Tami on this episode:

  1. Tell us how in the heck you went from medical mom case manager to patient advocate to a formidable Hackathon participant
  2. What is a Hackathon and how does it work?
  3. Give us the details of the Boston Children’s / MIT Hackathon – how did you get involved, how did it go for you?
  4. Are you a Hackathon junkie?
  5. What advice can your provide our audience based on your Hackathon experience? What are the do’s and don’ts for hacking?
  6. Our #HIMSS16 Patient Advocacy Challenge – 1 Patient Advocate per Booth!!!
  7. Patient Advocates now have a seat at the table thanks to the great work of ePatient Dave, Regina Holliday and others.  It is clear that you are committed to advocating for change on behalf of patients. How is the landscape for patient engagement changing?

Tami gives lots of great hacking advice and shares many ideas on improving healthcare.  You will want to listen in.

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This episode brought to you by CTG Health Solutions, your Trusted #HealthIT Consulting and Services Provider!

This episode brought to you by CTG Health Solutions, your Trusted #HealthIT Consulting and Services Provider!

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JOE LAVELLE is a Healthcare Management and Technology Consultant with a record of successfully meeting the business and technology challenges of diverse organizations including health plans, health delivery networks, and health care companies for 25 years. Joe worked his way up through Cap Gemini and Andersen Consulting to the partner/VP level of at First Consulting Group, Technology Solutions Group and Santa Rosa Consulting. After running his own company, Results First Consulting, for 12 years Joe Co-Founded intrepidNow with Todd Schnick to create incredible content to dramatically improve the sales and marketing efforts of their clients.