About Us

Discover more about Graith Care

Founder

Priscilla Romans

Why Priscilla wanted to create Graith Care?

Since I started my career in 2004, as a registered nurse, I have seen many patients struggle in their healthcare journey. So, I made the decision to provide something beyond what the regular healthcare system does today. Today’s healthcare is often very reactive and focused on disease management and leaves the patient far from knowing what is really happening.  I bring my experiences of working in the hospital, outpatient, hospice, home care, and insurance industries to help advocate for those in need. It is time to give control back to the healthcare consumer! 

Graith’s Care name came together by bringing my two daughters names of Grace and Faith in one, the word Graith means “to make ready and prepare”.  Graith Care wants to close the gaps in healthcare for the patient’s benefit, bringing all the pieces of the healthcare puzzle together for the best satisfaction in care delivery.

Advocate

Whitney Hunsaker

“My name is Whitney Hunsaker and I have been a Pediatric nurse for 9 years. I established my nursing career in Lubbock, TX and continue to work as a staffing nurse at a Children’s Hospital.

I started out in the PICU for 5 years and continued to work as a staffing nurse and travel to all of the hospital units within the Women’s and Children’s realm. I have a Bachelors in Nursing and Psychology and a Masters in Education. I am BLS, ACLS, PALS, Chemo and NRP certified. I am certified in Adult and Pediatric Trauma.

I provide compassionate care to my patients with a patient and family centered goal. I started with Graith Care in January of 2022 after watching the devastation across the healthcare system over the past 2 years. I believe in providing advocacy and providing options for those in need. Healthcare has changed and we need to focus on prevention and advocacy. I love helping people and I can see my role in Graith Care Advocacy is making an impact. I am blessed to be part of this team.
– “How very little can be done under the spirit of fear” Florence Nightingale.”

Advocate

Mary Kay Gilbert

RN, CCM, BCPA

I am #Graithful to be a part of the Graith Care team! I have over 25 years’ experience as a healthcare professional managing clinical and financial healthcare risk. For the bulk of my career, I have worked to bring improved healthcare solutions to market and launched numerous cost-containment initiatives within the managed healthcare and employer space. My clinical focus encompasses: Cardiology, Oncology, Perinatal/Neonatal, Transplant and Specialty Pharmaceuticals. I have recently expanded into more holistic healthcare modalities including the use of cannabis as medicine– providing customized treatment plans to empower people with confidence to take charge of their own healthcare decisions. I am on a renewed mission to share my knowledge and expertise of emerging solutions, that the healthcare consumer may not be aware of. I am enthusiastic about empowering people with insights on how to navigate our complex healthcare system – all while holding the healthcare system accountable! I am a strong proponent of shared decision-making and informed consent between patient and provider. I received my Registered Nursing degree from the University of St. Catherine’s in St. Paul, MN, I am a Board-Certified Case Manager (CCM) and Board-Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA). I am active in many professional organizations and advisory boards. In my free time, you can find me with family, near the water in either NW Wisconsin or SW Florida.

Advocate

Maggie Ortiz

Maggie Ortiz is a mastered prepared critical care nurse with 21 years of experience. She has been a patient advocate for many years and has great success in helping patients and their loved ones navigate the sometimes tricky healthcare system. As an ICU, ER and Cath Lab nurse, Maggie had to educate and create nursing care plans for patients and have detailed, intense understanding of the standard of care. As a prior investigator with the board and a current expert witness, Maggie also understands the accountability of healthcare providers to patients. Maggie has a clear understanding that ALL healthcare providers have a DUTY to their patients and is able to assist you in holding those providers to the standard of care your loved one deservers, as well assist you on how you handle any provider who refuses to provide care up to those standards. Let her help you and your loved one get the standard of care based on science that everyone deserves.

Interests

  • Patient Advocacy
  • Critical Care
  • Healthcare standards and education