Recently I had the privilege of speaking to a colleague and catching up on  a former project we had collaborated on regarding Multidisciplinary Care, or MDC's for oncology service lines. During the conversation we got on the topic of Nurse Navigators and Care Coordination in...

Yesterday, Saturday, November 9th, was the funeral services and visitation for my father. Between the hours of 11-1 many people from the various chapters of my father's life stopped to pay their respect, share their stories, and to say their final good-byes to my father. Then...

I awake this morning and begin it as any other day. I turn the clock on my phone off and set it to silent. I begin to get ready. I check the news, twitter, and what my calendar looks like for the day. I go back...

Today I received a call around 8:55am from my mother. I was driving on my way to work. I had just finished saying my morning Rosary for my father. I could feel my heart begin to race. I answer the phone. My mother says, "How are...

I spent half of Monday at work and then I spent the rest of the day working from my parents home. My mother was able to leave the home, go to a few appointments, and run and errand or two. I stayed and worked remotely, taking...

This past weekend I spent parts of Saturday and Sunday with my mother and father. My mother had specifically asked me to come over on Saturday due to a few of my fathers relatives coming to visit. She just needed the additional emotional support. During the...

While at work today I happen to have the chance to sit with two members of the leadership I report into (I live in a complex matrix) and gave them an update on my father. I have to say they have all be very understanding, accommodating,...

Today I happen to be in a business meeting when my phone goes off. It is 2:16 pm CST. I know my father is at the medical oncologists office for his weekly appointment, labs, and preparation for his weekly infusion. It is my mother and her...