Posts by Louise Cherry

Meet Patientco’s Interns and Co-Ops

By Sara Seckinger Over the course of the past few weeks, we have been meeting our Summer Interns and Co-ops.  If your main takeaway is “Wow! Those interns are so interesting; I just wish I knew more about them than two truths and a lie,” then you’re in luck. If you are just now learning…

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Inclusivity at the Start

By Sara Seckinger For those who haven’t recently perused Patientco’s current job postings, you may have missed the new disclaimer at the bottom of each position description. It reads: Research shows that women (and folks from other marginalized groups) apply to 20% fewer jobs than men because they feel like they need to meet 100%…

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Bedtime Routines – Types of Development Work

By Tim Donlan Having four kids, one of the most challenging parts of my day is bedtime. I have to wrangle four excited, rampaging, sweet talking tyrants into their own rooms, PJs, beds and finally dreaming their own dreams. I’m not alone in this daily task, which often feels as insurmountable and exhausting as summiting…

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So You Suddenly Need to Reduce Your AWS Bill: 4 Things We Did

By Matt Simoneau and Daniel Cohen With nationwide COVID lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders, people are spending less money, and businesses are losing revenue. It’s impact varies dramatically between industries. Travel and Dining? Terrible. Logistics? Bad. Streaming? Incredible. Either way, the pandemic has forced everyone from businesses to individuals to reevaluate expenses. As engineering leaders, we…

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My Big Break at Patientco

By Brendon Grant When interviewing at Patientco I asked about how parts of the Core Values like “Make it Memorable” and “Improve Each and Every Day” could be seen at Patientco. My awesome recruiter, Matt, explained how the company had recently rebooted the Town Hall meetings with a talk show-style format called “Patientco Live.” In…

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The Importance of Side Projects at Patientco

By Matt McCoy Larry Page, of Google, famously touted the 70-20-10 culture of Silicon Valley in a 2004 investor letter. Google employees have “20 percent time” – effectively one day per week – in which they are free to pursue projects they are passionate about and think will benefit Google. The results of this creative…

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