October 2018

A Designer, Storyteller, and Caregiver is Transforming Healthcare Systems

by Rajiv Mehta.

Caring Conversation — Abbe Don With 25+ years of experience in interaction and software design under her belt, Abbe Don has worked for a range of consumer and healthcare companies including Apple, Disney, Hewlett Packard, IDEO, and athenahealth. Now, this storyteller and innovator is using her personal experiences with illness and caregiving, as well as…

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What Does Managing a Merchandising Team Have to Do With Caretaking? For this Cancer Survivor, the Connection Lies Deep in Empathy

by Rajiv Mehta.

Caring Conversation — Marga Franklin After graduating from the University of Vermont in 2010, Marga Franklin moved west to pursue a career in the outdoor industry. Now, with nearly a decade’s experience under her belt, Marga’s made a name for herself in the merchandising and marketing realm, climbing the ranks every year for her longtime…

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Three Decades of Case Management Experience Finally Meets Its Match

by Rajiv Mehta.

Caring Conversation — Joanne Rubano Joanne Rubano is the mom to our very own editor, Julia. And with more than thirty years’ experience in the healthcare system—from ICU nurse to home healthcare business owner, to case manager—she’s seen every piece of the patientcare puzzle. But it wasn’t until her own father fell ill at age…

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Deming & Dementia at HealthXL

by Rajiv Mehta.

“How can technology and innovation make an impact on enhancing dementia care?” That was the question for a panel at the HealthXL Global Gathering, held October 4th, 2018 at the offices of GE Ventures, in the heart of the venture capital community on Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. Rajiv Mehta, CEO of Atlas of…

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When Parkinson’s is the Norm: A Nuclear Engineer Assists His Wife

by Rajiv Mehta.

Caring Conversation — Per Riggare Per Riggare lives in Stockholm, Sweden, with his wife, their 15 year old child, and two cats. He trained as an engineer at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and has been working with nuclear waste safety for almost 25 years. Per applies his professional experiences when caring for…

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