St. Luke’s Health System’s Journey to Transform Health Care By Kathryn Beattie, MD, News and Community April 11, 2017 It fails a lot of people like Jack. And the consequences are unthinkable St. Luke’s Dr. Kathryn Beattie experienced this firsthand, and she feels passionately that it should not happen to anyone else. Her story, really the story of Jack, is captivating, heart-wrenching and profoundly sad Dr. Beattie also has hope, however – hope that medical science will make advances in identifying people like Jack earlier, perhaps before their disease becomes manifest, and breakthroughs in treatment. She’ll follow this week’s writing with additional reporting next week around the significant hurdles families face when it comes to mental…
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