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Expanding Uses of IVIG as Featured in IG Living Magazine

Expanding Uses of IVIG as Featured in IG Living Magazine

Below is an article written by Ilana Jacqueline featured in an issue of IG Living Magazine. (Sources can be seen at the full link at the bottom of this post.) Researchers are taking a closer look at intravenous immune globulin for its potential to stop […]

The Great Wait: Coping with Boredom During Recovery

The Great Wait: Coping with Boredom During Recovery

by Ilana Jacqueline (As originally published IG Living Magazine for Ilana’s column regular column) Getting back to your life after a flare is a hardship in and of itself. Actually waiting to get to the point where you can begin the steps of recovering from […]

The Future of Healthcare: Why You Should Hire a Patient Advocate with Author Ilana Jacqueline

The Future of Healthcare: Why You Should Hire a Patient Advocate with Author Ilana Jacqueline

Interview by Christina D Warner, writer for Thrive Global and upcoming author of the book, “The Art of Healthcare Innovation.” Check it out at christinadwarner.com.   As a part of my interview series with leaders in healthcare, I had the pleasure to interview Ilana Jacqueline. Ilana […]

Hot Takes in Healthcare: The Perfect Mattress

Hot Takes in Healthcare: The Perfect Mattress

  In Episode 2 of Hot Takes in Healthcare, host Ilana Jacqueline and reluctant Instagram Husband go on a grand request to find the perfect mattress. Reviewing SleepChoice.com’s Snuz mattress! Watch the full unboxing and review! Learn more about Snuz here- https://www.sleepchoices.com Follow me for […]

Hot Takes in Healthcare: Reviewing Instagram Products

Hot Takes in Healthcare: Reviewing Instagram Products

  In Episode 1 of Hot Takes in Healthcare, host Ilana Jacqueline explores Instagram products ZOK Headache Relief Tool and SKIN EEZ Compression Garment. Watch the full unboxing and review! Compression Garments from Skin EEZ – https://getskineez.com/ Zok Headache Relief Tool – https://zokrelief.com Follow me […]

What Does a Patient Advocate Do?

What Does a Patient Advocate Do?

What exactly does a patient advocate do? And why would a company need to hire one? I am a patient advocate who works with companies, both big and small, to help them improve upon the services or products being offered in healthcare. Having a patient […]

Chronically Employed: When Disability is Not an Option

Chronically Employed: When Disability is Not an Option

“Close the door, please.” It’s usually a pretty small request, but if there’s one thing you don’t sign up for when you’re admitted to the hospital is privacy. Like, forget it. Finally get to sleep? Wake up! Time to take some blood! Have to pee? […]

The 7 Most Common Mistakes Publicists Make

The 7 Most Common Mistakes Publicists Make

Before I was in PR I was in newspapers, magazines and blogs. For one of my more popular online magazines, I would get anywhere from 50-100 pitches from publicists on any given day. The majority were deleted, laughed at, junk-mailed and spam-blocked. There were a […]

It’s Okay to Ask: Did They Wash Their Hands?

It’s Okay to Ask: Did They Wash Their Hands?

I’d like to think that I’m usually pretty on top of things. Any time I go to the doctor and they need to do a physical exam or test—I rear back and politely ask that before they touch me that they wash their hands and […]

Stop Drop and Roll: Acting on Infections with Immune Deficiency

Stop Drop and Roll: Acting on Infections with Immune Deficiency

As originally published in IG LIVING magazine for rare disease patients with Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases. When buildings burn you really start to get a feel for who people are. There are the victims. The fire-fighters. The spectators who scream, “WHY ISN’T ANYONE SAVING THEM?” […]