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Brittany K. (@brittanylaurenk)

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Brittany K. (@brittanylaurenk) posted · Fri, Aug 8 9:59am · View  

Brittany K. - Patient/Caregiver Scholarship 2014

I have been a longtime patient needing various kinds of medical treatment. Additionally, I watched my youngest daughter need extensive medical attention following her birth 3 years ago.

As her primary caregiver, I quickly had to become familiar with the top notch hospitals in our area and did extensive research, which including searching profiles on social media, to find the top tier care available to her in our region. Consistently I would search social media to see the tone of the messages and the engagement of patients who received care. Being a mother to a child who quickly went into the NICU after birth was a difficult experience, but I must say that social media allowed me to find the best doctors with the [...]

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