Mighty Casey

Content Producer, Rabble Rouser, and Fire Starter in Richmond, Virginia

Mighty Casey

Content Producer, Rabble Rouser, and Fire Starter in Richmond, Virginia

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In an effort to recover from two decades in Hunter Thompson's "cheap plastic hallway" - network TV news, specifically - I hung out my shingle as a storyteller.

No, you won't see me at the local children's library. I throw too many f-bombs to be invited there. I use my skill as a speaker, writer, producer and erstwhile standup comic to drive change in healthcare and healthcare tech. I self-branded as "Lewis Black, with boobs, healthcare edition."

How good am I at talking? I talked my way out of police custody in Saudi Arabia. Not bad for a girl, right?

A professional rabble-rouser, I wrote a book about managing medical care, Cancer for Christmas: Making the Most of a Daunting Gift, that's fierce, funny, and became an Amazon best seller.

My purpose in life is to help transform healthcare into the patient-centered wellness machine it wants to be. I also am part of the brigade looking to make "citizen science" a central feature of medical research.

In 2013, I was a Stanford MedicineX ePatient Scholar. In 2014, I presented at MedX on a patient engagement project I'd worked on, and was also tagged as a patient engagement expert by the World Health Organization. In 2015 I was invited to speak at DellWorld in Austin, the National Health Policy Conference in DC, HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum in San Diego, and HIMSS Patient Engagement Summit in Orlando.

2016 has, so far, seen me talking to the PCORnet "Trustworthiness in Research" conference, ePharma Summit, and the upcoming Healthcare CFO throwdown in Marina Del Rey. I've also been asked to help map the shared decision making process in cancer treatment for the NIH's National Cancer Institute.

I'm loud, I'm opinionated, and I'll either drive change, or go down in flames battling to make shift happen.

Let's roll.

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