Sharon Adams is a healthcare, public health and non-profit leader with substantial experience creating cross-sector collaboration to achieve shared goals and optimize outcomes. Her leadership and governance roles include work within the health care safety-net, with health equity advocacy organizations and collaboratives, with state and local public health, in health information technology and health information exchange for communities, and in continuing education and credentialing of physicians.
Decades ago, Sharon was a direct patient care and bereavement volunteer for a large metro-Denver hospice. Her passion for quality end-of-life care endures and in recent years, that interest broadened to include a focus on serious and advanced illness and how Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning can help ensure life quality and mitigate issues for families.
Sharon is also passionate about Palliative Care for animals and is an advocate and supporter of animal wellbeing organizations and causes including equine and companion animal sanctuaries.
She has joined Point-of-Care Partners as a consultant in the exciting work the company is doing to enable better exchange of and access to Advanced Directives and Advance Care Planning documents.