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Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin)

Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin)
Patricia Salber, MD, MBA is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Doctor Weighs In, a multi-media health news company. She has been honored by LinkedIn as one of ten Top Voices in Healthcare in both 2017 and 2018. Prior to moving into health journalism, she was a physician executive who worked in all aspects of healthcare including practicing emergency physician, health plan executive, consultant to employers, CMS, and other organizations. She loves to read and write about just about anything that has to do with healthcare. Pat serves on the Board of Trustees of MedShare, a global humanitarian organization.

Ten Facts About Women and Hunger

Women make up slightly more than 50% of the world’s population but account for over 60% of the world’s hungry. It's time to do something about it.

Start Smart for Your Baby

Centene's Smart Start for Your Baby program showed improvement in the timeliness of prenatal and postnatal care as well as in the percent of women going to their doctors more frequently.

Reflections on Our Life with Cancer: Tumor Humor

This is Part 5 of Brian and Elaine’s story of life after the diagnosis of cancer. It is about staying who you are even after your life is suddenly turned upside down.

Plug and Play Electronic Health Records

We still have not reached the goal of an EHR in every doctor’s office. Why not? Well, here's what I learned.
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Sajeonogi: Knocked Down Four Times, Rising Up Five

What a 69-year-old South Korean woman can teach us about perseverance and sajeonogi.

Hospital Staff Posts Photos of Fatally Injured Man on Facebook

An employee of the hospital reported that the staff took photos of a fatally injured man and posted them on Facebook instead of focusing on treating him. What on earth were they thinking?