Authors Posts by Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin)

Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin)

Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin)
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Patricia Salber, MD, MBA is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Doctor Weighs In. She is also a physician executive who has worked in all aspects of healthcare including practicing emergency physician, health plan executive, consultant to employers, CMS, and other organizations. She is a Board Certified Internist and Emergency Physician who loves to write about just about anything that has to do with healthcare.
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Another Gun Massacre – When Will We Ever Learn?

How many more unbearable tragedies do American families need to endure before we finally stand up and demand significant changes to our national firearm policies?
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Meet the 19 Fabulous Innovators in the TedMed Hive

TedMed's Hive shines a bright light on nineteen innovators working to improve health and well-being in a variety of ways. Here's a synopsis of what they are working on.
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Eat Your Roots! Straight from The Root Makes It Easy

Straight from THE ROOT has figured out how to make it painless to enjoy perfectly prepared root vegetables in just a minute and a half. The secret is sous vide.
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TedMed17: Chimpanzee Politics, Ebola, Music after Heartbreak

Day 1 of TedMed 2017 featured talks on chimpanzee politics, the sad aftermath of the Liberian Ebola epidemic, and new music created by Zoe Keating after her tragic loss.
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What Causes Dry Mouth and How Can You Treat It?

Dry mouth can lead to dental caries, oral candidiasis, and problems eating and speaking. Avoiding certain medications, symptom relief, and dental care are key.
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Everything You Need to Know About This Year’s Flu Season

To help you prepare for the 2017-18 flu season, we've pulled together answers to the most commonly asked questions about the flu, its prevention, and its treatment.
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Squeezing Out The Waste with Digital Health Innovation

Here are 3 digital health innovations that, in their own way, streamline processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness—something we need much more of in healthcare.

Apparently Nobody in Healthcare Trusts Each Other

There's no trust anywhere when it comes to healthcare-a new survey shows that hospital systems & doctors don't trust health plans & plans don't trust them.
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Mental Health After a Tragedy: Lessons from Katrina

The RISK project provides a rich body of scientific literature that should be used to guide how we respond to current and future hurricane disasters.

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