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Hyper-Technical Health Reforms Threatening American Family's Health Care Quality

Government Audit Zealots Putting Coding Before Patient Care

Like most American families with school aged children, our family’s annual flurry of back-to-school preparations includes an annual visit to our child’s pediatrician.  3,321 more words

Patient Empowerment Infographic

Patient empowerment has the potential to revolutionize healthcare, and it’s happening at a time when patients have more information at hand than ever before. Emerging as a new paradigm, patient empowerment promises to help improve medical outcomes while also lowering treatment costs. 152 more words


The Elite 8 - Summertime Edition

Bernadette Keefe MD


In U.S. collegiate sports, “The Elite Eight“, are the final eight teams in the national tournament; two from each region. 2,226 more words

Bernadette Keefe MD

The Doctor Only Welcomes "Intelligent Questions"

Let’s just say you’re in the doctor’s office because you’ve got a brand, new problem  – one you know nothing about.  You’ve explained your symptoms. He quickly examines you and comes up with a diagnosis.   423 more words

Health Advocacy

Got Sleep?


Bernadette Keefe MD


The most recent data is that 20-40% of the U.S. adult population is sleep deprived: meaning they are not getting the recommended 7-8 hours of sleep per night. 762 more words

Bernadette Keefe MD

Patients Academy


Il Progetto europeo EUPATI offre ai pazienti e ai loro familiari un’opportunità di formazione sulla Ricerca e Sviluppo (R&D) dei farmaci e terapie innovative attraverso corsi e divulgazione di materiale scientificamente valido, oggettivo ed esaustivo. 54 more words

Patient Empowerment

Get a Paper Prescription...If You Can

A couple of days ago my dermatologist suggested I try a prescription form of cortisone for a small, funny spot on my leg. His staff assistant. 527 more words