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About those twins. Making our parameters patient centered.

IVF has a well known “unintended side effect”, the risk of twin pregnancies. It has been shown again and again that transferring two embryos (DET) yield… 958 more words


Glossary: an anatomy of key memes, phrases, canards, shibboleths and obsessions in the Wall Street Journal and other GOTP language factories, Dec. 29, 2014-Jan 6, 2015

note: GOTP=Grand Old Tea Party

adherence to the rule of law: like “Constitutional originalism” or “American exceptionalism,” this is a GOTP appeal to so-called natural law.  416 more words


Providers' Beliefs about Expressing Condolences to the Family of a Deceased Patient: A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis

To cite this article:
Merel Susan E., Stafford Michele M., White Andrew A., Fligner Corinne L., Amory John K., and Hagman Melissa M.. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 670 more words

Quality Of Care

Don't Homogenize Health Care

I recently read a NY Times article on the problems with homogenizing health care in America. There can be much pressure on healthcare providers to present “mandated” treatment, but that can cause much unnecessary complications for the patient. 210 more words

Health Care

Global Health Care -- an edX course

So you think your health system is bad?  There are countries where doctors and nurses leave due to the risk of death (their own), countries where health care workers can’t make enough money to… 575 more words

Medical Errors

Do we have patient engagement backwards?

Blog post by Leonard Kish

We hear a lot about patient engagement, including from me, but have we been getting it backwards? Patients are looking for answers, they’re looking for advice, it’s just that there is too little access, increasing out of pocket costs and too often little ability to “Do It Yourself”, but DIY will become more and more common. 468 more words

Healthcare Leadership