|Kelly Young, Kari Ulrich,Virna Elly at Mayo Clinic Social Media Summit 2011|
There is a lot of talk about influential people in health care, many are lists of physicians, health care executives and organizations. There is another group of that cannot be forgotten. Lets lead a discussion about influential patients. Here are some e-patients that have been most influential to me. Lets add on to this list! Let me know what e-patients are influencing you and why? What qualities makes a patient influential?
Kelly Young Fighting Rheumatoid Arthritis with humor, wisdom and strength.
Virna Elly Fighting Diabetes with courage, intelligence and squirrels.
Laura Haywood-Cory Fighting Heart Disease with compassion, empathy and determination.
Melissa Travis Fighting Lupus with grace, education and whit.
Sarah E. Kucharski Fighting Fibromuscular Dysplasia with honesty, integrity and wombats.