Minimizing Nursing Injuries: A Policy-Based Approach
Health care
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Health care
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Minimizing Nursing Injuries: A Policy-Based Approach

Larry Alton - August 18, 2018

  If you ask people what they think is the most dangerous job, most will suggest manual labor like construction, mining, or logging (which has the highest…

5 Tips for Reducing Medical Malpractice Exposure
Health care
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Health care
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5 Tips for Reducing Medical Malpractice Exposure

Larry Alton - August 11, 2018

  As a hospital administrator, few things are scarier than the thought of a medical malpractice case against one of your doctors. It’s enough to keep you…

Ethical Promotion Of Complementary Medicine: A Guide For Doctors
Home Health
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Home Health
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Ethical Promotion Of Complementary Medicine: A Guide For Doctors

Larry Alton - August 8, 2018

  Complementary medicine includes a range of popular practices, from herbal supplements to massage, chiropractic treatment, and meditation – and these products and practices are growing in…

Are We Failing Female Patients?
eHealth
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eHealth
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Are We Failing Female Patients?

Larry Alton - August 5, 2018

As doctors, we are committed to providing quality, equitable care to all patients, but if we listen to our patients, it quickly becomes clear: women aren’t getting…

The Outreach Mindset: How Doing Crisis Care Improves Medical Practice
eHealth
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eHealth
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The Outreach Mindset: How Doing Crisis Care Improves Medical Practice

Larry Alton - July 26, 2018

  TV medical dramas may not be the most accurate representation of what goes on in our hospitals, but in season 9 of Grey’s Anatomy, the doctors…

7 Types of Information Patients Need to Feel Comfortable
eHealth
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eHealth
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7 Types of Information Patients Need to Feel Comfortable

Larry Alton - July 21, 2018

  As a healthcare provider, it’s your responsibility not just to provide patients with treatment, but also with information—about their ailment, about their surroundings, and about their…

Encouraging Use Of Respite Care: A Guide To Supporting Caregivers
eHealth
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eHealth
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Encouraging Use Of Respite Care: A Guide To Supporting Caregivers

Larry Alton - July 20, 2018

There are all kinds of support available to families with critically ill members, from home health nurses and aides to nursing homes and support groups, but for…

A Kid-Friendly Hospital: Promoting Child Life Services
eHealth
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eHealth
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A Kid-Friendly Hospital: Promoting Child Life Services

Larry Alton - July 20, 2018

  Going to the hospital can be stressful for adults, but for children, it’s downright terrifying. They don’t feel well, they’re in an unfamiliar place, and people…

Augmenting Coding And Billing With AI
Artificial Intelligence
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Artificial Intelligence
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Augmenting Coding And Billing With AI

Larry Alton - July 10, 2018

  Medical coding and billing is one of the fastest growing jobs in the healthcare field, with a predicted 15% job growth expected between 2014 and 2024.…

Finding The Gaps In Your Oncology Program: Thinking Wellness
Health care
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Health care
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Finding The Gaps In Your Oncology Program: Thinking Wellness

Larry Alton - July 5, 2018

Cancer treatment has evolved rapidly in recent years, with new treatment modalities and medications improving survival rates for countless different types of cancer. One of the most…