Category Archives: Professional Advice

How Can Palliative Care Improve Quality of Life?

An interview with palliative care physician Dr. Steven Pantilat, Part Two

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Dr. Steven Pantilat, a San Francisco-based healthcare professional with an expertise in palliative care. Dr. Pantilat teaches at UCSF, and consults with hospitals and other healthcare facilities on the best methods for improving communication about palliative … Continue reading

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How Do We Improve Communication About Palliative Care?

An interview with palliative care physician Dr. Steven Pantilat, Part One

Today, SevenPonds speaks with Dr. Steven Pantilat, a San Francisco-based healthcare professional with an expertise in palliative care. Dr. Pantilat teaches at UCSF, and consults with hospitals and other healthcare facilities on the best methods for improving communication about palliative … Continue reading

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Can Sound Heal? This Musician Believes It Can

Yoko Sen explains her research on the healing benefits of sound

Welcome back to our interview with Yoko Sen, the founder of Sen Sound, a Washington, D.C.-based startup that’s working to transform the experience of hospitalized patients and their families through sound. Ms. Sen is a renowned electronic musician and sound … Continue reading

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Can Human-Centered Sound Design Transform Hospitals?

Electronic musician and sound alchemist Yoko Sen wants to do just that

Today SevenPonds speaks with Yoko K. Sen, the founder of Sen Sound, a Washington, D.C.-based startup that’s working to transform the experience of hospitalized patients and their families through sound. Ms. Sen is a renowned electronic musician and sound alchemist … Continue reading

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How Does “You’re Going to Die” Facilitate Talking About Death?

An interview with Ned Buskirk, Part Two

Today SevenPonds concludes its interview with Ned Buskirk of the program You’re Going to Die, also known as YG2D. Ned is an entrepreneur, educator and producer who lives and works in San Francisco, California.  Debra: Do you find that terminally … Continue reading

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What Is “You’re Going to Die”?

An interview with the movement's founder, Ned Buskirk, Part One

Ned Buskirk is a writer, creator, educator and producer who lives and works in San Francisco, California. His most recent and most ambitious project to date is You’re Going to Die, (YG2D) a creative movement that brings people together at … Continue reading

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