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My Patient. Your Patient, Our Patient: Making Medicine Better for Everyone

Patricia M. Chute, EdD | Posted 06.24.2015 | Impact
Patricia M. Chute, EdD

Too many patients complain about having doctors and other experts who fail to consult with each other or who provide contradictory directives. Medical and health professions schools can tackle the problem by fostering the professional cooperation and coordination that all patients deserve.

Diversifying the Healthcare Workforce: Holistic Admissions Makes a Difference

Santa J. Ono | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Santa J. Ono

Whether it's new tests, tools and treatments or the reforms in the ways people access and pay for care, health care is always evolving. Yet we're still struggling to change the health care workforce.

Response to 'Re-Imagining the Doctor' by Ronald W. Dworkin

Dr. Derek Yach | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Derek Yach

Co-authored by: • Dr. Katherine Tryon, Vitality Institute, MA (Oxon.) MBBS • Dennis Schmuland, M.D., F.A.A.F.P., Microsoft Corporation • Ilene J...

Beyond Plugging the Dam: Building a Sustainable Solution to Health in Resource Limited Settings

Vanessa Kerry | Posted 10.06.2013 | Impact
Vanessa Kerry

Two weeks ago I stood in the Indian Treaty room of the Old Executive Office Building of the White House. In front of me stood 30 doctors and nurses reciting their oaths to become Global Health Service Partnership Volunteers and embarking on a life-changing experience in Africa.

Breathing in a Healing Relationship

Carla Melucci Ardito | Posted 09.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Carla Melucci Ardito

"A healer/client relationship is just that, a relationship; a partnership at best, and like all relationships its success is the responsibility of b...

Suicide Prevention Project Focuses On Gun Shops

AP | MORGAN TRUE | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. -- Ralph Demicco has watched the surveillance footage of a man shopping around his store, leaning on the counter and calmly chatting wit...

Soldier Suicides And The Dumbing Down Of Military Mental Health Care

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

The Department of Defense and the Veterans Administration need to take steps to hirecompetent, well trained mental health professionals to treat the soldiers and veterans suffering from military related illnesses.

What Is That Dental Office Smell?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Like the smell of a new car, think of the dental office smell as a good one. When you detect that distinct odor, it means that your teeth are going to be well taken care of by a professional.