Thacher Hussain is a software engineer, patient advocate, and type 1 diabetic. She is passionate about improving the healthcare ecosystem for everyone involved, turning her own diagnosis into the fuel for her work in patient advocacy. Thacher has spoken and written about her personal experience and takes an active role in seeking, designing, and building new tools and solutions. Having used both commercially available and open source solutions, Thacher continues to iterate on the system that best supports her diabetes management, believing that each patient deserves, and can find, a solution that works for them. Thacher currently works for Tidepool, a company focused on enabling patients and care teams to visualize their diabetes data.
- 2020 Health Datapalooza - Speaker