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The Impact of Poor Communication on Medical Errors

Communication failures are a contributing factor in 27% of medical malpractice claims. Eliminating them could reduce medical errors and patient injury.
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Reflections on the 3rd Anniversary of Brittany Maynard’s Death

Facing a painful death from incurable cancer, Brittany Maynard moved to Oregon so she could control her destiny & die with dignity. Why do so few states allow this?
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Honor Those We’ve Lost – Get Tested on World AIDS Day

Today, after nearly three-quarters of a million American citizens have been tragically taken from us, we are at now at a place where we can finally bring an end to AIDS. Medical and diagnostic advances are helping make this vision a reality.
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How Doctors Can Create a Sustainable Culture of Health

In order to help patients implement consistently healthy strategies, doctors must increase the number of touchpoints with them outside of office visits.

FasterCures Inspires Innovative Treatment for Autoimmunity

A FasterCures conference motivates an autoimmune activist to call for moving from problem identification and awareness to rapid implementation of action plans.
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Can Medical Marijuana Help Curb the Opioid Epidemic?

Some studies are finding that prescribed marijuana, especially for pain issues, can help prevent an opioid addiction from developing in the first place.

E-Prescribing: A Powerful Tool in the War Against Opioid Abuse

Between 3% and 9% of drugs that are diverted for abuse are tied to fraud and forgery of paper prescriptions. This is a blind spot we can no longer live with.

How the Opioid Crisis Affects Addiction Treatment Centers

The need for these services far outweighs the demand as many people who meet the critical for severe substance use disorder meet financial barriers to access treatment.
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What Killed Bob – Lack of Care or Lack of Caring?

Had Bob's care been coordinated among his many physicians, both outside and inside the hospital, I don't believe he would have died from this event.
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Selling a Medical Practice? Here’s What You Need to Know

Valuing a medical practice is more of an art than a science and you must always keep in mind that the "Asking Price" is NOT the purchase price.
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