Community Impact: Big Idea Talk
What would it look like if our healthcare system ran on the revenue of wellbeing instead of suffering?
Nurse and paramedic Justin Porter shares his healthcare journey into palliative care, and 3 shifts we can make to improve quality of life and reduce suffering. His experience working on a flight team showed that our healthcare system had elements that didn’t sit well with him. He could see that we have the best technology and the most highly trained professionals, but suffering seemed to ooze from the seams. He could see that our healthcare system wasn’t always about improving quality of life and sometimes made people’s lives much worse.
As he gained experience working with people facing serious illness, he saw things could be different.
Watch the Big Idea Talk below!