Medical Education
485 views

Grief and Loss in Medicine: The Role of Physicians in Helping Families Find Closure

Kevin Campbell - September 17, 2012

This week I blogged about screening tests for potentially life threatening ovarian and prostate cancers. As I thought about the impact of screening for disease, I reflected…

Specialties
440 views

To Test or Not to Test: The Value of Screening Tests for Prostate and Ovarian Cancer in the US Today

Kevin Campbell - September 16, 2012

Recently several commonly used diagnostic tests intended to screen for and detect early cancers have been called into question. Several articles in both the New York Times and Wall Street…

Cardiology
555 views

Things Aren’t Always As They May Seem: The Challenge of Diagnosing and Treating Cardiovascular Disease in Women

Kevin Campbell - August 26, 2012

Recently, television personality Rosie O’Donnell was in the headlines after suffering a heart attack.  Her presentation with an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) was atypical; her symptoms were different from…

Mobile Health
584 views

There’s an App for That: Using Mobile Technology to Improve Healthcare and Lower Costs

Kevin Campbell - August 21, 2012

   Smartphones are commonplace.  Nearly half (49.7%) of all US mobile phone subscribers now have smartphones according to Nielson in February 2012.   These phones are powerful computers that are…

News
424 views

Going for the Gold: Long QT Syndrome and Olympic Glory

Kevin Campbell - August 3, 2012

First Posted on Dr. Kevin Campbell MD  on August 1, 2012 First Posted on Dr. Kevin Campbell MD  on August 1, 2012In recent days, many of us have been glued to…

Social Media
598 views

Online Reputation Management for Physicians: Putting Your Best Cyber-Foot Forward

Kevin Campbell - July 18, 2012

   Traditionally, a physician’s reputation was best established and passed along by word of mouth.  Discussions among friends or at church, sporting events or civic groups often…

Business
472 views

The Importance of Physician Leaders in Medicine Today: Blazing a Trail to Better Healthcare

Kevin Campbell - July 11, 2012

In today’s healthcare environment, nearly half of all new physicians are salaried employees of a hospital or healthcare system. Now, more than ever, physician leadership is of paramount…

Learning to Surf: Lessons to Help Patients Recover from Major Cardiac Events
Specialties
647 views
Specialties
647 views

Learning to Surf: Lessons to Help Patients Recover from Major Cardiac Events

Kevin Campbell - July 10, 2012

Recently, I decided to take up surfing (again). As a 20 year old kid, I was pretty good at most things that required athleticism (even surfing). However,…