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STUDY: Kids' Health Care Quality Varies Geographically

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2014 | Parents

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Children in Lebanon, New Hampshire, are more than twice as likely to have their tonsils ...

It's Time to Jumpstart Quality Improvement Initiatives in Medical Training

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Where quality improvement was once a glimmering idealistic notion conjured up by a few pockets of ambitious doctors, it is fast becoming recognized as a permanent fixture in our nation's medical infrastructure.

Improving the Human Side of Cancer Care

Jimmie C. Holland, M.D. | Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Jimmie C. Holland, M.D.

The United States boasts the best cancer care in the world, and yet many patients have complained that the "human" side of their care has lagged far behind. Fortunately, there is now a strong body of research supporting the treatment of the whole person.