January 4, 2021

Telehealth Into 2021

Nearly all of us have moved in some way or another into operating within the virtual space. My family spent a virtual holiday followed by a virtual new year’s celebration…

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November 24, 2020

Reflecting on 2020

As the Bree Collaborative closes out 2020, I cannot help but be proud that despite the stress and tumult, we continued to bring people together to channel frustration into insight…

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October 30, 2020

Building an Ecosystem

Through this pandemic, I have found great solace in the garden. As we move into November, I am watching my winter garden of broccoli, kale, and cabbage grow and am…

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October 5, 2020

Beyond the Invisible Blanket

I have been thinking a lot about grief recently.  How grief is deeply personal, is nonlinear in its stages, how it pervades every aspect of our lives regardless of our…

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September 29, 2020

FHCQ Interim CEO Role

This first day of October I will be stepping into the role of interim CEO here at the Foundation for Health Care Quality. I am approaching this change with a…

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September 18, 2020

Heavy Air, Heavy Hearts

The air is feeling heavy this month. Fires burning from my home county in California through the woods in Oregon and into our Washington backyard. I worry about the long-term…

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August 26, 2020

Fragile Human Bodies

We have hard time understanding how it feels to live inside a body that is not our own. This difficulty contributes to our human tendency toward being selfish. We also…

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August 13, 2020

Moving Beyond Stigma

As we move to the end of summer, further into this pandemic, and through the various healthcare topics Bree is addressing this year, I continue to return to the intertwined…

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July 30, 2020

Adapting to the Future

On day two of our Implementation Summit in June, I referenced a Radiolab podcast episode I heard in the beginning days of physical distancing that continues to stick with me. The reporter had come…

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