Engage With Grace

As patients, as family members, as friends, as health care providers, we have all faced end-of-life issues at one time or another, and we will face them again. And again.  Having been through this process twice in the past year, I can only repeat that it is important to have The Talk, to help ensure […]

Pan Mass Challenge 2012 Enters the History Books

Massachusetts has 351 cities and towns. Last weekend, the 352nd Massachusetts municipality came together for a brief, shining moment, and then disappeared again, gone for another year. It was, of course, the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge, the annual bicycle fundraiser for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute's Jimmy Fund. If it's the first weekend in August, that's where […]

Let's Talk Health Care

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is re-launching Let's Talk Health Care, which started life as former CEO Charlie Baker's blog. There's a series of related discussions going on now in the Let's Talk Health Care Linked In group, sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim.  I've been participating (at the request of the group organizer; disclosure: client) and would […]