I respect secrets. When my grandmother died at age 96 and a half, her final words were: “Erase my email.” Why? I don’t need to know. And she is not someone you want to cross (present tense — her spirit is still here with me, urging me to live a big life.) But I am […]
The Unmentionables panel at Health 2.0 addressed issues we don’t talk about in public but which deeply affect our health and well-being. I posted the first set of videos last week — here is the second batch. Michael Painter, of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, talked about his personal perspective on stress and building a culture […]
The first videos from the Unmentionables panel at Health 2.0 are up: http://www.viddler.com/v/f3f37d94 Note that this video contains both the opening and closing segments — tons of wonderful research and insight courtesy of Alexandra Drane. Look out for our two surprise guests who share some fascinating data and very quotable quotes: “In health care we […]
Five years ago, Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya bravely turned over their main stage to Alexandra Drane and a posse of thinkers, doers, and builders working on removing the real barriers to good health — all the stuff that nobody wants to talk about but which we know is at the center of people’s lives.
What if this was played on a loop in Times Square? What if every health conference displayed it on a screen at the front of the hall, to accompany every speaker? How might we prepare for what is coming? Thoughts, comments, inspiration, tips welcome in the comments!
Jodi Sperber snapped this photo of an older man helping a younger man with his tie on the T in Boston. I love it and shared it online (after getting Jodi’s permission). Roni Zeiger was one friend I sent it to and he replied, “Networks of microexperts ready to help each other: you never know where […]