The Grateful Patient

Pam Kaur

In the spirit of National Health IT Week, I share my story with you, not only so that you may understand my passion for this industry but to also serve as a reminder that your own commitments to changing the healthcare landscape are appreciated beyond words.

September 26, 2016, both marks the beginning of National Health IT week and my birthday. Bear with me! I’ll explain to you the significance of my photo as well as my birthdate. In November of this year I will be undergoing chemotherapy and a subsequent Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT). During that time I will be shaving my head and so to minimize the shock of losing my hair, I decided to cut my locks a bit to get myself used to not having long hair. While today is my official birthday, November will represent my “rebirth.”

But here’s where my story began ... Read more