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When Nurses Need To Be the Patient's Voice

A workshop for nurses at UCSF Medical Center to enhance their palliative care communications skills has been in high demand for five years. Nurses learn to represent patients and their families during acutely vulnerable... Read More
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Blood Clots Aren't Never Events, Researchers Say

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 31, 2015

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Congress overwhelmingly approves bill bolstering Medicare patients' hospital rights

Kaiser Health News, July 30, 2015

US medical groups join to fight prescription painkiller abuse

The Philadelphia Inquirer / HealthDay News, July 30, 2015

Tufts Health Plan and Iora Health team up on new model of primary care

The Boston Globe, July 30, 2015

BJC HealthCare hobbled by systemwide computer outage that lasted 20 hours

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 30, 2015

Medicare's next 50 years: More home care, less red tape

MedPage Today, July 29, 2015

'Jaw-dropping': Medicare deaths, hospitalizations AND costs reduced

USA Today, July 29, 2015

Hospital checklists are meant to save lives—so why do they often fail?, July 29, 2015

Survey reveals doctors' frustrations with medical specialty board certification

The Chattanoogan, July 29, 2015

Appeals court upholds FL doctor-patient gun law

The Miami Herald, July 29, 2015

Learning empathy from the dead

The Atlantic, July 29, 2015

Preventing Readmissions Through Improved Medication Management

Case Management Insider, July 28, 2015

PPE Used Incorrectly Half the Time

Janet Boivin, RN, for HealthLeaders Media, July 28, 2015

Primary Care Compensation Rising Faster Than Specialists, But…

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 28, 2015

New cholesterol lowering drug Praluent far more expensive than statins

CBS News, July 28, 2015

What happens when doctors turn into patients?

The Washington Post, July 28, 2015

Physicians Stubbornly Work While Sick

Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, July 27, 2015

Americans are finally eating less

The New York Times, July 27, 2015


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