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The Healing Power Of Kindness

Project Compassion Stanford | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Project Compassion Stanford

Kindness should be viewed as an indispensable part of the healing process. After all, it's been in the Hippocratic Oath for over a century: "I will remember that... warmth, sympathy, and understanding may outweigh the surgeon's knife or the chemist's drug."

Diversifying the Healthcare Workforce: Holistic Admissions Makes a Difference

Santa J. Ono | Posted 11.05.2014 | 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.

When Seeking a Diagnosis, 'Zebra Roulette' Is No Game

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

Today's media messages about diagnosing cancer pose a dilemma: Get tested to detect cancer early, but beware of false positives and make sure you're n...

Health Care Company Files For Bankruptcy, Blames Gov't Cuts

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business

By Tom Hals May 30 (Reuters) - Sound Shore Health System Inc of suburban New York City filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, blaming gover...

Waiting for a Miracle? Perspectives From Health Care Providers

Wendy Cadge | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Wendy Cadge

What do health care providers do when patients, families or other surrogate decision-makers talk of miracles or are waiting for one? It depends.

Congress Must Eliminate Its Own Pensions, Reduce Its Salaries -- Before Cutting a Dime From Middle Class Entitlements

Paul Abrams | Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Dear Members of Congress: You pay yourselves a whopping $174,000 per year, and healthcare and nice cushy pensions. Sorry, girls and boys, but we cannot afford it anymore.

Why Collaboration Is Key -- Recommend, Require and Reinforce

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

The courts have increasingly been recognizing the significance of the radiologist and that they are a critical part of the healthcare team.

Healthcare Costs Should Be Reduced By Holding Providers, Insurance Companies Accountable

Paul Diamond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Diamond

The insurance companies and healthcare providers care little about those who cannot afford their high cost, and those that can afford it with difficulty won't join together and refuse to accept their exploitation.