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Do Therapists Think About Their Clients Between Sessions?

Quora | Posted 12.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

How do therapists prepare to see a client right before a session? Also, do they often think about their clients in between sessions? originally appear...

10 Reasons Nurses "Strengthen Our Core" - and why I owe my life to the WOCN Society

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact
Amy Oestreicher

Published on amyoes.com "Nothing can dim the light which shines from within." ― Maya Angelou I was thrilled to present at the Eastern Regional WOC...

Researchers Develop New Way Of Securing Medical Data

Adi Gaskell | Posted 11.01.2016 | Technology
Adi Gaskell

Speaking to the CEO of health tech startup BenevolentAI recently, they revealed how crucial patient data was to their business. With a rise in data f...

Rx for Innovation, the Transition Team and the Room Where it Happens

Margaret Anderson | Posted 10.13.2016 | Politics
Margaret Anderson

The nation's innovator community has clear ideas for the next president and administration. We should know. Through FasterCures' Rx for Innovation pro...

The Emerging State of Medical Care In Our Nation's Emergency Rooms

Dr. Sudip Bose | Posted 10.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sudip Bose

By Dr. Sudip Bose, MD Oct. 4, 2016 -- People who go to a hospital emergency room cannot be turned away regardless of how sick or injured they actuall...

MillionsMissing: A Hidden Epidemic and a Day of Action

Rivka Solomon | Posted 09.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Rivka Solomon

(Photo credit: Mary F. Calvert) A hidden epidemic has swept the globe -- and your neighborhood is not immune. In its wake are millions of lives ruine...

What Does The Future Hold After Telemedicine 2.0? Think Small.

Dr. Sunny Vikrum Malhotra | Posted 09.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sunny Vikrum Malhotra

Big data has been a primary focus of change in the U.S. healthcare system. Small data, however, will drive even more change for individual patients and disrupt both the Internet of Things and physician's day to day clinical practice.

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
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SreyRam Kuy, MD

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series Dr. SreyRam Kuy was recently interviewed by Brandi Emerson and Clay Farris at Mostly Medicaid. This interview was...

The Olympian In Each Of Us

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 08.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara Jacoby

The indomitable spirit of never giving up, to keep on going despite all adversity and to help and love each other is what life is truly all about and that is truly the Olympic spirit within all of us. I am grateful for the reminder as we once again all join together on this global stage.

How Nursing Is Helping To Combat The Opioid Epidemic

Ruth Tarantine, DNP, RN | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Ruth Tarantine, DNP, RN

I reached out to Dr. Trautman with a few questions in an attempt to garner her thoughts about the opioid epidemic and the role that nursing plays in addressing this nationwide crisis. My questions, along with her answers to these critical questions follow:

Why Would You Ignore Your Doctor's Orders?

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 06.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

It seems to me that if a person has refused to follow the suggestion of her medical professional, it ought to be a standard practice on the part of the doctor to learn why. Consulting with the individual, an alternative course of therapy might be the answer.

Here's Why You Should Never Ever Google Your Illness Symptoms

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 06.18.2016 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I'm tired of doctors. I'm fed up with driving there, sitting there and filling out forms that take longer to do, than the duration of any of my illnesses.

When You Find Out You Only Have A Week To Live

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

What do you do when you are fully lucid, not in debilitating pain, confined to bed, and told by your trusted doctor that you have a week to live? You start -- in between bouts of hysteria and protestations that you don't want to die -- to say your goodbyes.

Most Strokes Are Preventable

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
SreyRam Kuy, MD

Remember, strokes are preventable. Be informed. Knowledge is power. Make a commitment to be empowered in your health!

Rising Prescription Pricing Has Dire Consequences

Lisa Chau | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Chau

The relentless hyperinflation of drug prices needs to end, but it won't happen without major changes in policy. Some actions or proposals have included (but are definitely not limited to):

How Is the Patient Perspective Creating Positive Change?

Cathy Chester | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
Cathy Chester

I've seen a lot since I became an official member of the disability community thirty years ago. Societal attitudes toward disabilities have changed in more ways than I ever imagined and I'm so grateful for it.

Women and Arthritis: Stephanie Aleite

Juliet Belkin | Posted 05.18.2016 | Women
Juliet Belkin

About 1.3 million people in the U.S. live with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a serious autoimmune disease that occurs when your immune system mistakenly ...

A Root-Cause Approach to the Opioid Epidemic, Part 1

Erica Benedicto | Posted 05.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Erica Benedicto

I love our president, his passion and I appreciate his proposal to heal the epidemic of opioid abuse, but I believe the bigger picture goes beyond treatment centers and expanding scope of practice. We need to assist our patients from the inside, the roots, only then can they truly begin to heal.

Preventing Medication Errors: Lessons From a Patient

Miriam Diaz-Gilbert | Posted 05.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Miriam Diaz-Gilbert

I can only imagine what might have happened if my husband and advocate had not been with me, and I had ingested the CAT scan dye. Today I carry a medical alert bracelet engraved with my medication allergies.

How to Create a Culture of Safety in Health Care and Beyond

Ruth Tarantine, DNP, RN | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Ruth Tarantine, DNP, RN

Health care has long been focused on quality improvement and error mitigation. But it is not enough. Safety must be engrained in the organizational culture -- from the top down -- to take hold.

When It Comes to Genetic Testing, Patients and Providers Need to Meet in the Middle

Kaylene Ready | Posted 04.21.2016 | Impact
Kaylene Ready

If you intend to learn something about your health and share the results with your provider, you should involve your provider before a test is ordered.

Half a Million Reasons to Treat Every Patient Special

Kc Agu | Posted 04.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Kc Agu

These are the kinds of things I love as a patient. I'm not saying if you fail to meet every one I will take you to court for a $500,000 paycheck.

Cooking, Set Points, And Other Weight-Related Matters

Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Sean C. Lucan, M.D., MPH, MS

Financial considerations are of course a concern too. Overall, my patients want meals that are affordable, easy-to-prepare, flavorful, and filling.

Here's Why We Struggle To Make Connections With Our Doctors -- And Why That Needs To Change ASAP

Posted 08.08.2016 | Healthy Living

Americans don’t always trust their doctors, and here’s the proof: a 2012 survey found that just 34 percent of U.S. adults said they had “great c...

Finding the Healer Within

Erica Benedicto | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Erica Benedicto

Medical providers must shift their focus from fixers to guides who impart necessary information, resources, tools, redirection, encouragement and hand the baton back to the patient. We should be available when they're veering off course but otherwise let them steer the ship.