Healthcare Quality & Patient Empowerment
Who are APB's Speakers on Healthcare Quality and Patient Empowerment?
APB’s healthcare quality speakers recognize the importance of patient empowerment and the positive effect it has on healthcare as a whole. By encouraging consumers and patients to accept an active role in their medical care, APB's patient empowerment speakers teach the importance of personal education, decision-making, planning, implementation, and evaluation of healthcare. Whether you seek a former administrator, healthcare quality professional, political figure, or celebrity advocate to speak at your event, all of APB's patient empowerment speakers will help you address this important aspect of healthcare, and add a valuable teaching element to your empowerment program.
Featured Speakers: Healthcare Quality & Patient Empowerment
Heart Transplant Survivor
Author of the acclaimed memoir, Sick Girl, Silverstein has chronicled her “crazy kind of amazing” medical miracle of nearly two decades – from first having learned that she had a failing heart at the age of 24, to several misdiagnoses, to finally undergoing a heart transplant. Presenting the often unvoiced patient perspective, she broaches on the pressures of such an illness, the ongoing debate of patient rights, and the power of the doctors you entrust with your care.Request Speaker's Availability & Fee
Mehmet C. Oz
Host of The Dr. Oz Show, Professor of Surgery & Best-selling Author
World renowned cardiologist at Columbia University and co-author of The New York Times #1 bestsellers, You: The Owner’s Manual and You: The Smart Patient, Dr. Oz is a medical powerhouse. The resident health expert on Oprah and host of Second Opinion on the Discovery Health Channel, his interests range from healthcare policy to patient well-being, and he consistently offers advice on how to maintain a healthy heart, mind, and body.Request Speaker's Availability & Fee
Leader in Health & Patient Rights
One of the most trusted voices in the medical field, Dr. Savard is a nationally recognized internist, women’s health expert, and champion of patients’ rights. Through her website, newsletters, blog, and periodic podcasts, she connects with thousands of readers on a regular basis, answering an array of questions with knowledge, compassion, and humor. A widely read author, and founder of the Patient Power Program, Dr. Savard advocates for patients to take charge of, and actively participate in, their healthcare decisions.Request Speaker's Availability & Fee
Customer Service Expert
An expert on customer service known for the monumental changes he brought about over his 20-year career at Disney, Snow has since consulted with organizations worldwide, teaching them how to apply the skills it takes to run a successful service-driven organization. Now applying these same principles to the healthcare arena, he advocates that change is necessary, customer service must be rediscovered, and that excellence must become a habit rather than an act.Request Speaker's Availability & Fee