by Lisa Kersey In today’s health care world, there’s no more room for a caregivers who are “good clinically, but….” This applies to nurses, doctors, technicians and others who come into contact with the patient. Whether you’re the one writing the orders, giving the meds, delivering the meals or cleaning the patient room, health care [...]
THE BOOZE BIN By Pia Mara Finkell (@piamara) Let me start by saying, I’m a big fan of blogging, and bloggers as a community, in general. I like them for the same reason I have an inexplicable soft spot for the Cubs, despite being from New York. I think it has something to do with [...]
By Priya Ramesh (@newpr) Sorry guys, today I won’t be boring you with social media mumbo jumbo but want to bring your attention to something that we all forget to do: Appreciate what we have and extend a helping hand to those that need us. Living in a competitive world where right from childhood we [...]
By Joanne Tehrani @eatingdrinknyc Better plate than never? USDA steps up to the plate? On June 2nd, 2011, First Lady Michelle Obama and USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled a new symbol to replace the Food Pyramid as a guide for healthy eating for Americans called MyPlate. Why does this matter? This simple image will have [...]
One of the major goals of health reform and accountable care is to reduce hospital readmissions—and mobile apps have the potential to make this happen. Is this an overstatement? I don’t think so.
By Cassandra Bianco (@cnbianco) Hello recent college grads. You are tugging on my heart strings. It was only a few years back that I too partook in the surreal experience. Though elated, we all had one itchy thought permeating our celebration. On the stadium-sized screens, out of hundreds, the film crew focused on one girl’s [...]
By Christian Munson Last week, we tapped the economic recovery brakes big time. Unemployment ticked up to 9.1 percent. Manufacturing stalled, home prices slumped and Congressman Anthony Weiner reaffirmed the public’s confidence in our elected leadership when he tweeted his own stimulus package. As recovery screeched, however, one of my colleagues pointed me to a [...]