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New publication from Dr. Fleck in 'Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics'

An article from Center Professor Dr. Leonard Fleck was published in the July 2016 issue of Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, “a quarterly journal devoted to engaging a world community of bioethicists.” Dr. 181 more words

Bioethics

Godzilla and King Kong

A clashing of Titans is upon us and we Christians are struggling with what to do with all the potential outcomes? It is not even November yet, but the shadow is already darkening the doors of American. 1,596 more words

Culture

Linking Professionalism to the Implementation of Choosing Wisely

By Daniel Wolfson, MHSA and Anthony Suchman, MD

In the paper, Choosing Wisely®: A Case Study of Constructive Engagement in Health Policy, we describe how a constructive engagement approach to the Choosing Wisely campaign helped build strong partnerships with more than 70 specialty societies, Consumer Reports, and a bevy of consumer groups and other stakeholders with a shared goal of sparking conversations aimed at reducing waste and overuse in health care. 636 more words

Quality Improvement

Looking At our Options

Looking at our options is so important today when we encounter problems in life.  Often times we only see one option and that option isn’t comfortable.   409 more words

Personal Mastery

More Choosing Wisely recommendations released today

Choosing Wisely Australia is an organisation that aims to improve the quality of healthcare provided to Australians by urging healthcare providers to reconsider tests, procedures or treatments where the evidence suggests no benefit or may lead to harm in some cases. 424 more words

AMS Strategy

Why wait?

So the big question I’ve been asked is “why wait until March 14 to start?”

Well… technically I’m not waiting… I’ve been doing daily exercise, and slowly tweaking our diet to smaller portions and healthier choices for some time now. 51 more words

Fitgirls

What Your Children Really Want for Dinner is You

The number of those who report that their “whole family usually eats dinner together” has declined 33 percent. This is most concerning because the time a family spends together “eating meals at home the strongest predictor of children’s academic achievement and psychological adjustment.” Family mealtimes have also been shown to be a strong bulwark against children’s smoking, drinking, or using drugs. 

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