Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD Introduction The most recent data is that 20-40% of the U.S. adult population is sleep deprived: meaning they are not getting the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep per night. The consequences of inadequate sleep on both the individual and society as a whole, are significant. The worst of these […]

Blog post by Colin Hung A few week ago I had the opportunity to attend the Beryl Institute’s Patient Experience Conference #PX2016 as part of the Stericycle Communications Solutions vendor team. It was my second time at this wonderful event hosted by Jason A Wolf @jasonawolf and his amazing group. If you are involved at […]

  You all know who said this, right? If not, it belongs to the one and only Dale Carnegie. His seminal How to Win Friends and Influence People works as well today as it did in 1936! In healthcare, we work nonstop for our careers, advancement, making the healthcare system work for everyone, creating access […]

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD  If we are what we do and what we eat, we’re potatoes: couched and fried. – Ellen Goodman, Wall Street Journal Introduction Fast Food has a rich and storied history. In Roman times, through the middle ages, fast food, sold by venders, was a necessity, as many dwellings had […]

Blog post by Colin Hung Nothing ever goes as planned. Has there ever been a more true statement? In healthcare as in life, the best laid plans always seem to go awry. EHR implementations never go as smoothly as anticipated. Acceptance of new patient protocols is never as easy as hoped. Resistance to change in […]

Hi, I exist.     ~ Said by anyone overlooked, if they could only find their voice The best writing comes from a passion within based on things that matter to each of us, wouldn’t you agree? Often, what matters most in healthcare (life) is what is right in front of us! I’m talking now about the […]

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD Playing a game is the voluntary effort to overcome unnecessary obstacles. -Bernard Suits Introduction Game-play focuses and controls our attention, taps into our innate strengths, thrills us utterly, and compels us to greater resilience in the attainment of more powerful and effective skills. For these reasons, some believe that […]

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