Rise Of The Patient #ROTPt Fighting The Disease

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This episode is part of a larger program that will run for 3 months: The Rise Of The Patient. (#ROTPt) Click this link for more details on the program There is a movement happening. It is a quiet one however a critical one. Patients are finding their voice and are driving conversations in various arenas that are not necessarily in your traditional healthcare space. The movement has grown significantly since the advent of the social web. They are driving change. In this episode I interview Zal Press of Patient Commando. Zal will share his journey and his unique way of collaborating with patients to help manage their health challenge. Guest Bio Zal Press is the Founder of Patient Commando Productions. Zal Press knows chronic illness, having lived for over 30 years with Crohn’s Disease. He understands what it’s like to endure chronic illness in a healthcare system that is not always ideal. Zal founded Patient Commando Productions, to be the leading source of authentic patient stories, and to create Patient experience programming that enriches our understanding of the lived illness experience. From skilled public speakers, to award winning live stage events and storytelling clinics, Patient Commando’s website www.patientcommando.com and programs empower collaboration between patients, caregivers and health care professionals in the delivery of care. Search #ROTPt for related shows

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