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Patient Stories

Vonda Vaden Bates Patient Advocate for Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

Vonda Vaden Bates added patient safety to her speaking topics and consultancy focus after extensively researching how her husband, Yogiraj Charles Bates, died from the most common preventable cause of hospital death, HA-VTE (Hospital Associated-Venous Thromboembolism).

Stalled attempts to engage the hospital redirected Vonda’s attention to patient safety everywhere. Aiming to avoid similar outcomes for other patients and providers, she compassionately sheds light on the impact opaque hospital cultures have upon grieving families. Advocating every player in the care arena, Vonda brings 20+ years of professional success to influence advancements in patient safety. She is the Sr. Trainer and Facilitator for 10th Dot Transformations®.

Marcus Engel - Car Crash Survivor Meets Health Care Hero After 20 Years

Marcus Engel was blinded and almost died after his car was broadsided by a drunk driver. Instead of lashing out with hatred, he turned his tragedy into a life healing philosophy to help healthcare providers dealing with tragic circumstances in their patients.

Marcus Engel - Car Crash Survivor Meets Health Care Hero After 20 Years

Health Care Hero And Car Crash Survivor Meet After 20 Years | Marcus Engel Speech | Goalcast

Presence: Cornerstone of Caregiving - Marcus Engel


This is a tragic story of a young woman who died after suffering a simple leg fracture and placed in a cast.

Take 2 Newscast Emily Adkins

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