My favorite parts of my job are the moments where the connection between the people using the health care system and the work that we do becomes crystal clear.
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Growing up in a “purple” household prepared me well for the experience of living in a “purple” state. My family is an opinionated bunch, and our spirited political discussions were the backdrop of my youth.
Going into January 2012, the health care forecast for this legislative session looked like deeper cuts with a good chance of ongoing unpleasantness, and I was ready to hunker down for the storm.
During lunch at a large conference last week, I was seated next to a Canadian who also worked in health care. She introduced herself and said, “So…how does the US health care system work, anyway?” So much for small talk.
While “Prior proper planning prevents p*uck ups” was not the official motto of ski school, it was a good reminder that when you are on a mountain with children who do not belong to you, it is critical you take the time to properly plan and prepare.