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Dealing With Underserved Populations: Lessons From 13 Visits to Refugee Camps (Part 2/2)

Rim Taleb | Posted 02.29.2016 | Impact
Rim Taleb

It was one of the visits that I cannot forget. On that rainy day, I saw a blond girl waiting for her turn to be examined. I asked her to come forward; she only smiled.

6 Lessons I Learned From Visiting Refugee Camps

Rim Taleb | Posted 02.17.2016 | World
Rim Taleb

I made thirteen visits to refugees' camps in different areas in Lebanon. During each visit, I learned something new; I learned a life lesson to remember and share with others.

Patients, Raise Your Voices!

Kim Thiboldeaux | Posted 08.28.2016 | Impact
Kim Thiboldeaux

The emergence of Medicare, Medicaid, labor unions, private insurance companies, etc. resulted in care being based on formulas -- not individuals. Likewise, the significant medical and scientific advances in testing and treatments have saved countless lives but further distanced patients from their doctors.

Time for Total Medicine -- Get Family Medicine Out of the Shadows

Ranit Mishori, M.D., MHS | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Ranit Mishori, M.D., MHS

There is an odd logic that diminishes the status of family doctors. It is also faulty logic. People think that the more a physician knows about a specific medical problem or body part and the higher that physician's salary, the better care they will receive.

Part 3: Un-Spinning Healthcare Reform - The Economics

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

I don't know about you, but one thin dime for every buck you make seems like a very easy trade for being able to see the doctor any time you need to.