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A is for Alexis

Repost of Boston Children’s Hospital Thriving Blog Article (now misplaced in the internet) – from 2012 In college I had three majors, and eventually went on to earn a PhD and MBA. But my biggest life lessons came from my … Continue reading

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Data Independence Day – July 4, 2015

9 years ago, I spent some time over the summer asking for medical records. I wasn’t asking for my own, I was asking for my daughter’s medical record. You see, she had ‘graduated’ from the NICU but had spent time … Continue reading

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Happy Edison Awards!

I had the honor of representing Philips this week at the Edison Awards. The awards were handed out during the Annual Gala in San Francisco. In the category of Learning Support & Behavior Change, LightAide was awarded the Silver (second … Continue reading

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Sharing what we’re learning…

In September 2013, I helped launch an innovative lighting product. Who knew? It’s a quiet launch focused on a niche market – kids with visual impairments. It’s called LightAide, manufactured by Philips and sold to the market by Perkins. We … Continue reading

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LightAide Locations

Happy Holidays! I wanted to give an update on LightAide, my ‘day-job’ at Philips. It’s rare that a person finds their way into a ‘passion’ role at the office – a role that uses my education, my experience as a … Continue reading

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CBS Eye on Education & LightAide Giveaway!

At the end of November, LightAide and Perkins were featured on the CBS Boston Eye on Education segment with Paula Ebben (@PaulaEbbenWBZ). Check out the wonderful video! Thanks Marguerite Bilms and Perkins team for working so hard on testing and … Continue reading

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Improving Healthcare from Patient and Family Perspective

As I boarded the plane as a first time attendee for the National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, I was honored to have been selected as an attendee. I look forward to a continued relationship with the Partnership … Continue reading

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Te Toca A Ti – It’s Your Turn

People say it differently around the world: It’s Karma, Life’s a *itch, Murphy’s Law — but I’ll just sum it up in “Te Toca a Ti”TeTocaaTi It’s your turn. The issue is with health issues, you’re never planning for WHEN … Continue reading

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Boston Children’s Hospital Innovation Summit Rising Star

Yesterday and today, I’m atBCH-RisingStartending Boston Children’s Hospital Innovation Summit. So far, it’s been a fantastic mix of presenters with inspiring stories both from inside of healthcare and outside of healthcare. As a ‘NC girl’, I enjoyed especially the ‘what … Continue reading

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Good Reads

I am not as “present” in this Blog currently because of extended school vacation week (Alexis was planned to be out, but she is a good productivity assistant, Jessica was unplanned out because of the Blizzard – and she likes … Continue reading

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