In this month’s edition of Getting to Know iSalus, we interview one of our Medical Care Coordinators, Lonisha Foster.
Lonisha helps with anything pertaining to providing the best care to patients enrolled in our Care Coordination program, HealthWatch. Whether it’s helping provide access to resources regarding their chronic condition, insurance questions, or if they need someone to talk to, Lonisha is your girl!
Read on as we get to know one of our talented team members.
Q: How long have you been with iSalus Healthcare?
I have been with iSalus since November 2017. My favorite part of my job is learning something new everyday when speaking with patients or co-workers.
Q: What is your go-to productivity trick?
Coffee! One-two cups will keep me going for the day.
Q: What is the biggest misconception people have about your position?
The biggest misconception is people assuming my position is part of a scam or that we’re looking to sell items. Our duty is to help those with chronic conditions better manage their health if needed!
Q: What was your first job?
My first job was at KFC.
Q: Where did you study?
I studied at IVY Tech for General Studies, Brightwood College (Kaplan) for Medical Assistant, and Tricoci University of Beauty Culture for Manicurist.
Q: If you could live anywhere where would it be?
I would live where the weather is always warm and the sun is shining because I don’t like the winter.
Q: What advice would you give to your teenage self?
Be better than who you were yesterday!
Q: What’s one thing you’re learning now?
I am learning to have more patience because without it, you cannot get very far.
Q: If you were reincarnated as an animal, what would it be?
I would be an eagle!
Q: What profession other than your own would you most like to attempt?
I would like to attempt Nursing.
Q: What is your favourite pastime?
Reading or doing nails!
Q: If you could only have three apps on your smartphone, which would you pick?
Pandora, Books, and a Game app.
Q: What’s the weirdest food you’ve ever eaten?
Q: What was your favourite trip?
My favorite trip ever was going to New York.
Q: What’s the first concert you ever went to?
My first concert was Bow Wow. The best concert i’ve ever been to would either be Beyonce or Chris Brown.
Q: Any favourite local eats that you’d recommend?
Q: What’s one song you have completely memorized?
I love music. There are a variety of songs that I have memorized!
We totally agree with Lonisha and would love to live somewhere sunny and warm! And that without patience, in all aspects of life, you do not get very far. Stay tuned for next months feature of Getting to Know iSalus and don’t forget to connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter!