Tag Archives: suicide

Veterans + PTSD

Blog post by Colin Hung This week is the Memorial Day holiday in the US – a day for remembering and honoring people who have died while serving in the Armed Forces. As we think about all the brave warriors who made the ultimate sacrifice – we cannot forget that many did not die in […]

Quadruple Aim: Care of the Provider

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD and Matthew Katz MD The classic ‘triple aim’ for healthcare is a framework developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) that describes an approach to optimizing health system performance. IHI asserts that new designs must be developed to simultaneously pursue three dimensions which we call the ‘Triple Aim’: […]

What can we do if a loved one doesn’t want medical help?

Blog post by Colin Hung On Monday August 11th the world lost a great entertainer – Robin Williams. As the details of his death became clearer, his battles with depression and addiction became headline news. Williams’ mental health issues and his suicide were analyzed and re-analyzed by the media with an army of clinical experts. […]