All Posts by Beth Scott

ThriveRx Nutrition Advocate Team

About This Hero: To help patients and caregivers understand and better manage the complex care required for those living on parenteral or enteral nutrition, the advocate team provides individual support and tools. The team manager authored two children’s books to explain central lines to young children and early readers. This small group of talented consumers […]

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Mamamundo

About This Hero: Mamamundo birth preparation courses You are pregnant and Switzerland ist not your homecountry. You don’t speak a national language and might live far away from your family. We would like support you in this special time. Pregnancy is a time of many changes. We are here to listen to you and to […]

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Holistic Hands LLC

About This Hero: Holistic Hands LLC is a home health and social service referral agency that provides a well-rounded approach to quality healthcare for all people. The desire is for all people to develop the skills and confidence to make informed decisions about their health and the health of their families, enabling them to be […]

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Princess Margaret Cancer Health Literacy Research Centre

About This Hero: The Princess Margaret Cancer Health Literacy Research Centre (CHLRC) is a health literacy hero because we are committed to and focused on health literate care. We conduct research to better understand the impact of health literacy, how it contributes to overall cancer self-management and health outcomes and what the implications are for […]

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Tina Brown

About This Hero: She was a HUGE key in safely getting E.K. out of a facility and into the beautiful ACLD IRA that she now lives in and picking up the pieces that the facility dropped at the time of the move! Hero’s Affiliation: ACLD Supervising Nurse Contact Name: Lisa Nock Contact Email: lnock@caredesignny.org

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Dr. Angela Gao

About This Hero: Dr. Gao is one of the best people I have ever met or worked with. Not only is she a kind, patient and caring doctor, she is also that as a person. There is not a thing, Dr. Gao wouldn’t do for her patients, family or friends. She is always looking out […]

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ChristianaCare Patient & Family Health Education Team

About This Hero: Our mission is “to improve the quality of life through health literate education strategies that prepare our neighbors to care for themselves and make informed choices. Our vision is for our education to “be consistent, personal, integrated and engaged”. This group of 5 nurse educators is working to transform the culture of […]

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Greg O’Neill

About This Hero: Greg is transforming our health care organization, the largest in Delaware into a health literate organization, through is energy and love for patient understanding. He turned a one person job of handling our hospital’s patient education resources into a team of 5 people who work across the entire organization to raise awareness […]

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Riley Rees

About This Hero: Riley is the founder and CEO of Sofia Health. The mission of her company is to increase access to health and wellness to all people, everywhere. The company ensures an individual’s needs are met holistically; addressing the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects. Not only does her company bring together health and […]

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Dr. Danny Yaish

About This Hero: Sick and tired of seeing patients sick and tired AND inconvenienced AND overcharged, Dr. Danny Yaish decided to do something about it. Dr. Yaish is a sleep specialist working in the Beaver Dam, Wisconsin area for 15+ years. He saw many flaws in the way sleep apnea patients were forced to get […]

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