Helping Patients Receive Improved Care

Lilly Stairs keynote

Lilly Stairs, head of patient advocacy at Clara Health, and a board member of the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, presented the keynote talk at IAS 2018, “Patient Perspective: Living Life with Multiple Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases.”

She briefly shared her story of being diagnosed with 3 autoimmune disorders by the age of 19. Today, in her position Ms Stairs works with patients to improve engagement and ensuring the patient voice is heard. Her talk provided feedback from patients and offered tips for clinicians from the patients’ perspectives on dealing with the health care system.  

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