Tag: Healthcare

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Future Doctors Take a Crash Course in Economics

After a busy weekend moving and an even busier week at work preparing to present five sessions at our company's annual conference, we are a bit more settled now.  On top of that, internet has been restored to the household!  That makes posting these blogs much easier.  Thanks everyone for your patience 🙂 Now that ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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?