If You Don’t Have Anything Nice To Say….You Probably Shouldn’t Post It!
By: Shaun Daugherty & Samantha Skolnick Mothers all over the world have admonished their children: “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” It may lose something when translated into some obscure dialects, but the sentiment was still there. Now that we live in the age of technology, it appears that…
Improving Physicians’ Bedside Manner: Saving Hospitals Dollars because it Makes Cents
By: William Ezzell Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported on efforts by health care providers and educators alike to improve ways doctors communicate with patients. Following the scrutiny and reform of the health care industry over the past few years, many areas that previously received minimal attention have undergone significant review and innovation, including physicians’…
Surgeons Leave Patients with Unexpected Surprises
By: Scott Rees The article below discusses the surprisingly high frequency of surgical instruments left inside a patient’s body following surgery, and the costs involved. Those sponges become very expensive when they are accidentally left inside. USA Today – “What Surgeons Leave Behind Costs Some Patients Dearly”