Photo Friday: Signs of Regret (of the Dying), Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Signs of Regret (of the Dying), Washington, DC USA

Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. Ware writes of the phenomenal clarity of vision that people gain at the end of their lives, and how we might learn from their wisdom. “When questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently,” she says, “common themes surfaced again and again.” She recorded their dying epiphanies in a book, Five Regrets of the Dying.

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Just Read: Moral Self-Licensing Part 2 – Challenge to Eliminating Bias in Health Care

Just Read: Moral Self-Licensing Part 2 - Challenge to Eliminating Bias in Health Care

It gets better.

This is a 2015 update from Author Daniel Effron at London Business School (@lbs) – and yet another reminder that the business profession has done as much if not more work in the area of behavioral health as the medical profession.

Continuing from the previous post on this topic (Just Read: Moral Self-Licensing – a continual challenge to eliminating bias in health care), this update adds more information about human motivation.

I’m framing this post through the perspective of bias, but the principles apply to health behavior, consumer behavior, etc….

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Photos from Washington, DC Feb 4-5, 2017 (Lady Gaga homage at White House)

Photos from Washington, DC Feb 4-5, 2017 (Lady Gaga homage at White House)

All photographs are Creative Commons (@CreativeCommons) licensed, feel free to use.

With special Lady Gaga scene in front of the White House:

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Just Published In: POTUS Tweets Book

Just Published In: POTUS Tweets Book

I was recently contacted by Jennifer Linney, the publisher of the book POTUS Tweets, about using my photographs to illustrate the moments of history catalogued in the book.

President Barack Obama was the first sitting U.S. president to tweet from the @POTUS Twitter handle, and he did so from May 18, 2015 to January 20, 2017. That Twitter handle will pass from president to president as terms end and terms begin, and the National Archives and Records Administration has preserved President Obama’s tweets in electronic format only, under a new Twitter handle: @POTUS44

Old-fashioned paper-and-ink girl that I am, I’ve compiled a book of those tweets.

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Photo Friday: Newest Addition to Health Care - Safe Bathrooms

Photo Friday: Newest Addition to Health Care – Safe Bathrooms

When I had the opportunity to shadow family physician Michelle Quiogue, MD (@DrMicheQ) at Kaiser Permanente Kern County recently, I spied this, the first time I have seen the new all gender signage standards in the wild. Prior to this day, I had seen them in the signage standards guide but never in real life.

It was a great an unexpected moment – in Bakersfield, California. Great, almost moving, because I know the feeling of finally being “seen” after being invisible in society – any member of a vulnerable or underrepresented group knows this feeling.
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I am a KP member. I am a trans woman. I am a designer. How can I help?

I am a KP member. I am a trans woman. I am a designer. How can I help?

Yesterday was the coming out, as it could be called, for the KP Lantern project, which you can read more about in this blog. The photo above is from a presentation given to the Innovation Learning Network (@HealthcareILN) about KP Lantern.

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Thanks for publishing my photos, FastCompany, in What Will It Take For The Womens March To Become A Movement?

Thanks for publishing my photos, FastCompany, in What Will It Take For The Womens March To Become A Movement?

Hope has no age limit.

From:

What Will It Take For The Womens March To Become A Movement? | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

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