Posts Tagged ‘Health Care Reform’

Teamwork in Medicine is Critical for Quality Patient Care

Friday, July 9, 2010 14:59 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
From KevinMD’s medical blog, guest post by Toni Brayer, MD shares a story where a team approach in medicine is critical for quality patient care.
Dr. Bryer writes:
“Medicine is a team sport and it is only when the team is humming and everyone is working together that patients can have good […]

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How the Nursing Shortage Affects YOU

Tuesday, March 16, 2010 14:08 No Comments

Tips on how to help yourself, and our hardworking nurses
Guest Post by Deborah O’Leary
As the health care reform debate ebbs and flows, and then ebbs some more, you may not be thinking very much about the nursing shortage, and how it could possibly affect you.
In fact, in the current economic climate, when unemployment seems high […]

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN Medical Correspondent, Will Join Me Live on the Next Health in 30 Radio Show (New Changes Coming Soon)

Thursday, October 8, 2009 18:22 No Comments

The new time for the Health in 30 radio show with Dr. Sanjay Gupta is now scheduled for exactly 6:07 pm to 6:37 pm EST! The show will be live! We’ll discuss Dr. Gupta’s new book Cheating Death which focuses on how science has made it possible for people — who 20 years ago would have been given up for dead — to defy the odds and literally cheat death.

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Health Care Reform and You – J.James Rohack, MD, AMA President – Live on Health in 30

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 11:10 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
[Please stay tuned for more info.  This special show with J. James Rohack, MD will not air live on October 29th, however it will be rescheduled in the near future.  Thank you.]

Join me and for the first time my very special guest co-host, Kevin Soden, MD on Thursday, October 29, […]

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Is Big Business Responsible for the Nursing Shortage? Fred Pescatore, MD Thinks So

Thursday, August 20, 2009 8:37 No Comments

I sat down with Fred Pescatore, M.D., NY Times Best Selling Author and Practicing Family Physician in New York City to talk about the nursing shortage and the health care system.
“The health care system doesn’t respect and protect nurses,” says Dr. Pescatore.

Additionally, the whole problem with medicine, says Dr. Fred Pecatore is that,
We’ve allowed big […]

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