Month: August 2015

What Will We Do Without Antibiotics?

The thoughtless person playing with penicillin treatment is morally responsible for the death of the man who succumbs to infection with penicillin-resistant organism. I hope this evil can be averted. -Sir Alexander Fleming

Does Healthcare Need a Lesson from Retail?

Why does a health care facility need to have a consumer engagement strategy?

Doctors Hate EHR’s…So What?

EHR's (otherwise known as Electronic Health Records) are getting to be ubiquitous in clinics across the country.  Thanks to both incentives (yay!) and mandates (ugh), the healthcare field is finally taking the leap that we in banking/finance took nearly two decades ago and moving to an operating system that is built around electronic records, rather ...

You Can Manipulate Your Emotions Wirelessly…But Should You?

There are numerous medical benefits such a device could produce. But there is also the potential for great harm.

The Joy…or Headache…of Teams

In school, you don't have to think too much about the people in your group, because there isn't a way to change them. But in the working world, things are vastly different.

Culture of Safety in Healthcare

This search for the why of the situation is a search for transparency, a call for an investigation and clarity about the care that was received. This request is incompatible with the closed, controlled culture within many health care organizations.

A Behind The Curtain Moment

A Behind the Curtain moment is when someone does something or exposes something that suddenly makes clear what is really going on, and who is really in charge of a situation. Oracle has just had one.

The Healing Power of Stories

Stories have a very powerful effect on people in very positive ways...and all it cost was a 90 minute visit to a museum.

Marketing You

So what is a marketing strategy, and how do you go about creating one?

The Healthcare Diaspora

Is this a sign that the healthcare industry is beginning to try to adapt itself by trying to break away from the old mainframe idea?