Andrew is collecting people back in for the last segment to present awards and talk with a few more powerful patients
Andrew discusses patient councils through UW and presents “powerful team” award; Hollis Ryan, program coordinator for patient and family centers care; Lorie Wild, chief nursing officer; Cindy Sayre, director of professional practice and patient and family center care; Stephen Zieniewicz, executive director
The award says, “Patient Power presents the 2009 Powerful Team Award to UW Medicine for a pioneering and ongoing commitment to partnering with patients to achieve better care.” Thank you.
Dr. Lorie Wild:
What an honor to receive this, but it really is about all of you, the patients. It’s about being that team, and I’m very proud to be a part of an organization that partners with patients. I think it’s a change in the prepositions that we use. It’s not doing things “for” patients, it’s doing things “with” patients. “Nothing About Me Without Me.” And we’ve really tried to live into that in our organization not just at the bedside but in how we do our business. So thank you very much with you as well as for you.
Andrew presents the Powerful Patient award to Miggie Olsson
I think you have to have an attitude where you can find people to work with, excellent doctors and nurses, people who will listen to you and go with what you need for your own treatment so that you can hang on to all the positives in your life and work with that.
Andrew presents the Powerful Patient award to Nancy Key and asks for her comments
Since my diagnosis and all the work that I’ve gone through I’ve always said that I was pretty sure the reason God let somebody with a mouth as big as mine live was because I was supposed to tell other women what this looked like so they could have the power to take care of their own lives.
Andrew introduces the Patient Power team and closes the seminar
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