Meeting Archive:
Navigating the Healthcare Maze with Your Healthcare Team


Meeting Description:

An important way to stay healthy is to be an active member of your healthcare team.  Effective communication is key to developing a positive relationship with your doctor and/or nurse, which in turn will empower you to live “well” with your MS.  Join Nurse Practitioner, Lynn Stazzone, and Psychologist, David Rintell, in this interactive webinar to understand how to communicate with your healthcare provider/s, how to make the most of your visit with your provider and some tips on healthcare compliance and adherence.    

Date: Tue, Oct 14, 2014
Time: 08:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Host(s): Anne Lee Gilbert
 Presenter Information
David Rintell, EdD
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Dr. David Rintell is a Psychologist who has worked with people with multiple sclerosis and their families for over 25 years.  He is on the staff of the Partners MS Center at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, the Partners Pediatric MS Center at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, and the MS Clinic of MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham, Mass.  He is a Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and is also on the faculty of the Brandeis University Genetic Counseling Program.

Lynn Stazzone, RN, BSN, MSN, NP
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Lynn Stazzone received her RN bachelor’s degree from Ohio State and completed her Master’s Degree in neurological rehabilitation as a clinical nurse specialist at Boston University. After completing her post-masters certificate to practice as a nurse practitioner at Massachusetts General Hospital, she began her career at Partners MS Center in Boston, affiliated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital. With over 30 years of experience, Lynn utilizes a holistic approach when treating patients with multiple sclerosis, focusing not only on modifying the disease with currently available medications but also a strong emphasis on symptomatic management. She  is a nationally recognized speaker at patient programs and offers professional continuing education on topics including the therapeutic management of multiple sclerosis, improving adherence to disease modifying medication, symptom management, and promoting resilience in MS patients.

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