When Health Media Becomes Healthcare
When Health Media Becomes Healthcare

Media outlets have become the primary source of healthcare information, replacing traditional clinical journals. But the difference between the two will affect patient care.

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Financial Toxicity
Financial Toxicity

Mr. S did everything he could to beat his cancer. In the end, it was not the cancer but the cost of treating his cancer that determined his fate.

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The Hospital’s Eyes
The Hospital's Eyes

Paul the hospital janitor may appear lowly in the eyes of those who pass him by. However, he keenly observes all that transpires around him.

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An Evening’s Kiss
An Evening's Kiss

Sarah and Evan are on a date and decide to go for a walk. But to find true love, they must overcome medical conditions that leave them both self-conscious.

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Irony of Measuring Physician Burnout

Physician burnout is finally receiving the recognition it deserves. And in our world of quantitative medicine, we seek to measure and monitor it. But by quantifying it, we fail to understand the true nature of physician burnout.

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Medical Data vs. Medical Necessity
Medical Data vs. Medical Necessity 2021.11.09

This far into the pandemic, most have become aware of data’s influence in deriving policy. But using data to make decisions is less an exact science and more a value judgment, subject to the inherent biases of those making decisions.

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Vaccine or Treatment

The public perceives the pandemic through binary thinking, as though playing a zero sum game. But healthcare is not binary. And to overcome this mindset, we should change the rules of the game.

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What ‘Doing Research’ Really Means

A phrase we hear frequently of late, often among prominent personalities with little to no formal scientific training. We decode what they mean.

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Healthcare Consumerism

Population health has never been more in demand, with hospitals unveiling many new care models. But rather than the care offered, the perception of patient decision-making is more important – seeing patients as consumers.

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Trust and Distrust

Vaccine hesitancy is pervasive among patients, even among those who opt to receive it. Yet physicians continue to denounce the hesitancy as unfounded distrust. Instead, we must acknowledge the distrust, to foster trust in the vaccine.

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What we can learn from the 1918 Flu Pandemic as the Omicron variant spreads
What we can learn from the 1918 Flu Pandemic as the Omicron variant spreads

Historically, most pandemics end within 2 to 3 years as the virus mutates into a less virulent pathogen and the population builds up immunity. This is what happened to the influenza strain behind the 1918 flu pandemic.

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