Primary information or experience in a particular situation while working for it is more fulfilling than gathering secondary data and applying it to make improvements or any difference. For instance, Paul Coyne’s story has an interesting and inspiring truth behind it which led him to make a remarkable impression in the fields of healthcare and nursing. Coyne, a Northeastern University graduate, highlights the difficulties of our individual lives and most importantly teaches us how to overrule its negative effects and influences on our life.
At the early age of 22, Coyne faced an unfortunate heart stroke inherent from his family’s medical history which caused him difficulties in speech, memory loss, and weakness in the right side of his body. Though he joined a workplace during this period, these obstacles required him to quit the job. But Coyne’s indomitable spirit did not cease as he started enrolling in many schools for degrees and diplomas in related subjects to find his way back to his usual self and brain. He received a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Columbia University and opted for the master’s and a doctorate programme in Nursing at the same university while simultaneously completing an online master’s degree in Business Administration and Finance at Northeastern.
Coyne believed that the healthcare industry will bloom by blending the means of clinical awareness, business knowledge, and fluency in data and technology which came in reality when he co-founded Inspiren with Michael Wang, and Vincent Cocito. Inspiren is a health technology start-up that emerged in 2016 which focuses on implementing artificial intelligence in the sphere of nursing to provide relief to the hospitals facing staffing shortages. Coyne said, “From a database perspective, I knew what needed to be done in terms of output of the device,” and mentioned that “Mike, who worked as a clinical bedside nurse, knew the practical problems that nurses are facing on the floor.”
“Healing a person requires both physical healing and emotional healing” as Coyne believes as he aimed for a future of more connectedness between the patient and the caregiver.