Tag: Advocating for Another


HAchat Recap: Creating a Culture of Care – Hosted by Robert Green

To wrap up July’s focus on IRL Health Activism, we had a very special #HAChat yesterday, hosted by @HealthcareNovel Robert Green.  Green focused the discussion on the reality of communication between patients and the clinic.  Communication is the crux of any relationship, but it becomes especially important when it comes to communicating your needs as…

Advocating for Another Month

  [caption id="attachment_4862" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Image credit: stopherjones on Flickr"][/caption] We love the diversity of the online Health Activist community. Everyone from healthcare professionals to patients are getting into the advocacy game and becoming proponents of empowerment. So, just as we did last year, the month of August we're going to focus on a special…

Announcing the HAAwards Winners: Scott Benner

Scott Benner is the winner of our 2011 Advocating for Another Award for his work as a Type 1 Diabetes parent and advocate on Arden's Day. Scott's work raising awareness for juvenile diabetes centers around the detailed perspective he offers on Arden, his daughter, and her journey with diabetes as well his own journey as…

Health Activist Awards: Advocating for Another 2011

Many Health Activists are patients - but there is a special group of Health Activists who share their experiences, knowledge, and raise awareness for a health condition that their loved one has. These parent or caregivers are amazing leaders too - let's recognize their work!   Best Caregiver or Parent Health Activist – This Health…
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