Larry Alton

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Greening The Hospital: Eco-Friendly Solutions With Cost Advantages

  Hospitals have a fundamental obligation: to create a safe environment for…

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Transition Planning: Are Your Patients Ready To Go Home?

  Hospitalized patients are generally eager to go home – to sleep…

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Minimizing Nursing Injuries: A Policy-Based Approach

  If you ask people what they think is the most dangerous…

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5 Tips for Reducing Medical Malpractice Exposure

  As a hospital administrator, few things are scarier than the thought…

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Ethical Promotion Of Complementary Medicine: A Guide For Doctors

  Complementary medicine includes a range of popular practices, from herbal supplements…

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Are We Failing Female Patients?

As doctors, we are committed to providing quality, equitable care to all…

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The Outreach Mindset: How Doing Crisis Care Improves Medical Practice

  TV medical dramas may not be the most accurate representation of…

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7 Types of Information Patients Need to Feel Comfortable

  As a healthcare provider, it’s your responsibility not just to provide…

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Encouraging Use Of Respite Care: A Guide To Supporting Caregivers

There are all kinds of support available to families with critically ill…

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A Kid-Friendly Hospital: Promoting Child Life Services

  Going to the hospital can be stressful for adults, but for…

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