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The Importance of Being Prepared for a Natural Disaster

Disasters are especially hard for older adults, especially those with chronic illnesses, but thorough emergency preparation can save lives.

As hot, wind-fed wildfires swirled around her town in early September, Darlene Simmons, 76, was busy cooking spaghetti in her kitchen. 77 more words

Emergency Management

Arizona Daily Star readers name TMC Best Emergency Department

“You could be my mother.”

“You could be my grandfather.”

“You could be my child.”

These are some of the signs posted above patient room doors inside TMC’s Emergency Department. 536 more words


Deborah Girardi

Title: Nurse Administrator

Company: Naples Concierge Nursing

Location: Falls Church, Va.

Celebrating 30 years in health care, Deborah Girardi finds herself pursuing nursing administration work now for Naples Concierge Nursing. 192 more words

Patient Care

The Kid’s First Trip to the ER: Anatomy of a Panic

January 4, 2016

Happy new year! You probably figured I’d be writing about the militia standoff in Burns, Oregon today. Well, some things are more important than domestic terrorists trying to bring down the U.S. 1,241 more words

Transitions in care and other fuzzy boundaries: Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia

Please note that the following blog are my views and observations. It does not represent the views of AFEM or WHO.

Healthcare systems are complex and there is no one-size-fit-all way to strengthen it.  773 more words


Know When to Take Your Kids to the ER

Even with the winter season in our rearview mirror, kids still get sick. Germs are always out there, on nearly every surface we touch. But children are even more prevalent to catching these germs and not being able to fight them off. 282 more words

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center