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A Choice to Live

Participants at this year’s LeadingAge Annual Meeting in Nashville were treated on Sunday evening to the premier showing of Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me. A documentary of the legendary country artist’s life with Alzheimer’s disease, the venue and audience chosen for the premier could not have been more perfectly selected. 146 more words

Healthcare Policy

Dying in America

The Institute of Medicine recently released a report, titled “Dying In America.”

The report suggests that the first end-of-life conversation could coincide with a cherished American milestone: getting a driver’s license at 16, the first time a person weighs what it means to be an organ donor. 837 more words

Healthcare Policy

More to Learn Than Fear From Ebola

Ebola is scary. Though I try to allay my fears with practicality and common sense, I am – like many Americans – very concerned. The unknown is always scary. 650 more words

Editorials & Opinions

Six Key Performance Targets (KPTs) for hospitals

As President of Patients Canada, I’m excited to share the work we’ve been doing on Key Performance Targets (KPTs) with those of you following my blog. 422 more words

Canadian Healthcare

Recap from Professionalizing Nursing and Medicine: The Early Years Colloquium

The Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing held the first Enduring Issues in American Health Care colloquial, Professionalizing Nursing and Medicine: The Early Years  167 more words

History

New Payment Models’ Impact on Innovation

The backdrop for this week’s feature article in Modern Healthcare by Jaimy Lee and Sabriya Rice is last week’s annual conference of the Advanced Medical Technology Association… 629 more words

Healthcare Reform

Proudly Bipolar South African Warrior Princess

I’ve been thinking about this whole creating awareness thing and I realised that isn’t really being taken that seriously in my country.
While other countries’ leaders have taken a stand about mental health and address the issue and put policies in place to deal with it, I haven’t heard much in my own country. 585 more words