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How including patients can help with the fight against Parkinson’s Disease
Guests: Russ Bradford & Charlotte Allen, Co-Founders, Parkinson’s Concierge
In this fireside chat brought to you by Conversations in Healthcare, Mike Ward, Global Head of Thought Leadership at DRG talks to Charlotte Allen and Russ Bradford from Parkinson’s Concierge. Russ and Charlotte offer a unique insight into how being a patient centric organisation enables them to help the Parkinson’s Disease community improve their quality of life and understanding of the disease. They talk about the work they’re currently doing to educate the community and their newest partnership with ReMeLife to expand their network globally. As the disease affects each patient differently, they work to raise awareness to organizations working on treating Parkinson’s about the importance of working with patient groups to better understand how to treat the disease. Watch the full interview here.
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About our Guests
Russ Bradford & Charlotte Allen, Co-Founders, Parkinson’s Concierge
Charlotte and Russ are co-founders of Parkinson’s Concierge and are also partner carers for each other as they are both people with Parkinson’s. They campaign together and have become a voice for the Parkinson’s Community Globally. They are both advocates for The Cure Parkinson’s Trust, Parkinson’s Movement and numerous Parkinson’s research hubs throughout the UK and globally. Charlotte and Russ also sit on the Neurological steering committee, Parkinson’s Ambassador for Medical Tech Companies. Charlotte and Russ are also the ESPCH 2020 Award Winners for promoting Patient Centric Healthcare. Additionally they are also members of the YPA – Young Parkinson’s Alliance, current webinar hosts for Parkinson’s UK, and members of the newly formed Parkinson’s Avengers – a group of people with Parkinson’s, Medical and Tech specialists, families and carer’s of People with Parkinson’s, that drive much-needed change throughout the Parkinson’s community and beyond, to provide a singular, agreed VOICE for what is the fastest growing neurological condition world-wide.
About our Host
Mike Ward, Head of Thought Leadership, DRG
Mike Ward serves as Global Head of Thought Leadership at Decision Resources Group (DRG), part of Clarivate. As both a journalist and analyst, Mike has been writing, analyzing and commenting on the life sciences industry for more than 35 years. He has held editorial and content leadership roles at various publications and organizations across the industry.