Post Written By Susan Mazer Are you using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Teach-Back technique of asking patients to repeat what they have been told and/or explain their understanding of their condition? Named one of its top 11 safety protocols, AHRQ...

Post Written By Cancer Geek Tuesday I had the opportunity to join the conversation with my fellow colleagues at #HCLDR. The topic was on: Speed in Healthcare, Do We Really Need It Now. (click for original post) I really enjoyed the dialogue...

Post Written By Pivot Design Pivot Prototypes is a video series that explores the “what if’s” of our world. The seed of each idea comes from a conversation that starts with “What if…” and ends with “Wouldn’t it be great if…” We...

Post Written By Nancy Cappello In 2004, I was diagnosed with advanced stage 3C breast cancer. My 2.5 cm tumor, illuminated on ultrasound, was invisible by mammogram. Stunned that my yearly mammogram, just six weeks earlier, did not reveal my cancer, which metastasized to...

Post Written By Pritpal S Tamber The world of real estate is beginning to understand that walking is good for property value. According to Walk This Way, a 2012 study by The Brookings Institution, as walkability increases, so too do office, residential,...

Post Written By Kerri Sparling “So what happened here,” and my doctor would point to a single blood sugar from three Thursdays ago, a 243 mg/dL at 3 am. And I wracked my brain trying to remember what happened that night. Had...

Post Written By Susan E. Mazer Do you use mobile medical and health apps to monitor your health? Are your physicians using them with patients? Modern Healthcare reported last month on the varying increase in use of mobile medical and health apps by...

Post Written By Bernadette Keefe MD Bernadette Keefe MD ‘We need to start talking about how our food supply is making many of us sick.”  “Sugar high” is the term used to describe the cascade of responses after eating a sugar load. A...