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Running Buddies: Neurosurgeon, Erik Hauck, saved Kara's life after an unexpected bleed in her brain. Following her recovery, she inspired a change in his life. What happens when patient and surgeon become friends?
When we think about patient and family Engagement, we usually think of it occurring during the point of care and follow up visits. What happens when patient engagement continues well after recovery? Listen to neurosurgeon, Dr. Erik Hauck, and stroke survivor, Kara Lyven, explore the benefits of becoming "running buddies" after Kara's recovery from brain surgery. How might this relationship improve clinical care and "close the loop" for the families of both the patient and the physician?