The ShiftShapers Podcast

 

In this episode of the ShiftShapers Podcast, David talks to Vicky Westra. Vicky is the Founder and Chief Executive of Artistas Café and Javamo Art for Autism, both social enterprises supporting individuals diagnosed with Autism. She’s a board member of Autism Shifts, a program and community of parents, educators and employers dedicated to understanding autism on multiple levels.

David and Vicky talk about understanding autism and its diagnosis. They discuss how people with varying degrees of autism can integrate into the typical society. Vicky explains how normal people and people with autism can learn from one another in the “real world”. She talks about the benefits of employing autistic persons and shares her personal experience.

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In this episode of the ShapeShifters Podcast, Host and Chief Transformation Strategist David Saltzman features Kev Coleman, President and Founder of AssociationHealthPlans.Com to explain what AHP's are all about and how small businesses can benefit from them.

Kev is a consumer advocate, researcher, and published writer whose works have appeared on The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Consumer Reports, USA Today. He has published a book as well called "Association Health Plans & The Future of American Health Insurance."

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2J7maOa

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In this episode of the ShapeShifters Podcast, David welcomes Jeanne Moore. Jeanne is a registered nurse who is now working in the health insurance industry, and providing consulting services. She is the author of Nurses Take Back Health Care One Employer At A Time.

Jeanne talks about the shift in the role of nurses in society today and how this relates to the quality of healthcare as well as the flaws in the business framework inherent in hospital settings. She shares her insights regarding disease management, data analysis and problems with the healthcare industry as a business. David and Jeanne discuss how to empower nurses and the current need to augment their roles in the healthcare system.

You can find show notes and more information by clicking here: https://bit.ly/2INSmWA

Direct download: The_ShiftShapers_Podcast_287_edited.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

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