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Mistakes about “Patient Satisfaction”

I had two experiences recently that reminded me that many doctors and nurses remain resistant to measuring and improving how patients experience the care we provide. 586 more words


The Habit of Physical Exercise

How do we acquire our habits?

Often it is from the standard set by those around you.

If your friends each have more than 3 alcoholic drinks when you go out on the weekend, you might think that’s normal and healthy (If you do, it’s not. 393 more words

Healthwise: Keeping You Healthy

Change is hard

A common misconception when it comes to dealing with health or medical issues is that if there is a problem, there is also a drug to fix it. 852 more words

Health Care

Patient Advocates? Really?

I was disturbed by a recent article in the New York Times about the Texas Medical Board. The piece described the decision by the Board to sharply curtail the use of telemedicine in the state. 301 more words