63: Patient, Caregiver, Changemaker, with Stacy Hurt, Patient Engagement Consultant
Meet Stacy Hurt, MHA, MBA:
Stacy Hurt, MHA, MBA is a Patient Engagement Consultant, Senior Healthcare Advisor for OSP, and is a HIMSS “Digital Influencer.” Stacy is also a certified personal fitness trainer, member of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association, member of the #TelemedNow Thoughtleader group, and member of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine. Previously, she was a Strategic Partnership Manager for the Colon Cancer Coalition, and spent her early career in the pharmaceutical industry. She received her MHA and MBA from the University of Pittsburgh.
Stacy is a cancer survivor, caregiver, digital influencer, and accomplished executive in healthcare. She is paving a new path for patient advocacy and engagement.
- Giving Patients a Voice. Stacy brings together her personal experience in industry, as a cancer patient, and as an advocate and caregiver to her son, to represent the patient voice is (2:18)
- The Power of Social Media. Social media is a powerful tool for sharing information and discussing the issues shaping healthcare. It gives patients a voice access to each other as well as to prominent online providers or other healthcare players. (18:50)
- Advice for Women Leaders. Don’t identify about a problem without at least one potential solution, demonstrate that the solution has value, and stand up for yourself – if you feel something is wrong, it probably is. (26:56)
This episode is hosted by Ceci Connolly. She is a member of the Advisory Council for Her Story and is the President and CEO of the Alliance of Community Health Plans.