Become an Empowered Health Care Consumer and Protect Yourself

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Jane Neff Rollins, Epidemiologist, medical writer, Kidney TalkLori and Stephen rap with Jane Neff Rollins, an Epidemiologist, medical writer and empowered healthcare consumer, and discuss several topics that are particularly vital to people managing a chronic illness.  It’s no secret that the health care system can be intimidating, and this episode of KidneyTalk offers a big bowl full of helpful rules of thumb for the perpetual patient, including how to protect yourself from medical identity theft.

You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.

With your Hosts…

Stephen Furst Stephen Furst got his big break into movies in “Animal House,” in which he played Flounder. Stephen has also starred as Dr. Elliot Axelrod in “St. Elsewhere” and as Vir Cotto in “Babylon5.” He is a successful television and movie producer/director and a kidney patient.


Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational bookChronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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