It is a good idea to quantify your goals and keep track of your progress throughout the year. I was able to take an audit of 2017, and highlight some of my writing accomplishments for the year as a way to motivate me toward 2018 goals. Here's a list of some of the things I… Continue reading My 2017 Writing Accomplishments
Join me for a Saturday of self care, as we delve into free writing and journaling exercises that will help you relieve stress and find healthy ways to deal with troubling situations. This writing workshop includes a sould food buffet sourced by Vera's Community Garden. $15 workshop includes soul food buffet (with vegetarian options), free… Continue reading Register for November’s Writing for Wellness Workshop
I have been writing professionally as a journalist for about 13 years. But I’ve been journaling since middle school. That journaling turned into several blogs. In my life, writing has been a way for me to learn to express myself, and deal with my emotions. Many people kept journals as children, but don't make the time… Continue reading Writing For Wellness workshop
The healthcare wearables market continues to grow, as consumers become more empowered by monitoring their own health.
Finding meaningful ways to connect with patients of diverse backgrounds is a struggle for health plans for various reasons. Language barriers, lack of education on healthcare, and ineffective communication efforts leave many minorities underserved.
The use of data in healthcare has been hailed as a solution for saving time and dollars and improving patient outcomes for a healthcare organization. However, many health systems have a hard time capturing and using data from patients that can make a real impact on their businesses.
Published in June 2016. When ComFest takes over Goodale Park this weekend, attendees will hear more MCs, see more DJs and hopefully get a better understanding of how Columbus hip-hop and activism are working in unison. In 2015, organizers acknowledged the lineup wasn’t entirely reflective of the city’s diverse music scene — particularly in regards… Continue reading ComFest’s Hip Hop Solution
Health plans never had to think too much about branding and reaching out to consumers before the Affordable Care Act. Now, as consumers play a more active role in health plan selection, plans must use social media as a marketing tool to engage with patients and turn them into loyal consumers.
http://issuu.com/donnam/docs/donnamedill?e=1377081/30103018 I had the pleasure of interviewing advertising media specialist Susan Conroy McLeod for Medill magazine for the Spring/Summer 2015 issue.
When it was reported that Maya Angelou died yesterday, instantly the Internet became a memorial of her words and photos of a life that spanned nearly nine decades. And all of those kind words were well deserved. Any writer worth her ink must pay homage to Maya Angelou, for her courage coupled with her literary… Continue reading This is not about Maya Angelou