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65 Top Tips to Sharpen Your Time-Management Skills | Inc.com

Every day, each of us has 24 hours to spend. Some of us make better use of that resource than others. Learning to manage time and spend it wisely is among the most significant things you can do to build personal and professional success.<p>Here are 65 of the best ways to manage your time:<p><b>1. Know</b> …

Time Management

Brainstorming Doesn’t Work; Try This Technique Instead

Ever been in a meeting where one loudmouth’s mediocre idea dominates? Then you know brainstorming needs an overhaul.<p>Brainstorming, in its current form and by many metrics, doesn’t work as well as the frequency of “team brainstorming meetings” would suggests it does.<p>Early ideas tend to have …

Your Doctor's Health Affects Your Health: Latest Reports on Physician Health Alarming

When choosing a doctor, we consider many things; training, experience, age, gender, hospital affiliation, office location, insurance coverage. We rarely think about the doctor's health. A growing body of research suggests that we should. The way your doctor takes care of herself affects how she …

How I Became A Morning Person, Read More Books, And Learned A Language In A Year

It wasn’t as hard as it sounds: I used four principles to start small habits that built into big, long-term outcomes. Here’s how.<p>You’ll notice that I made the title of this post sound quite impressive (at least I hope I did!).<p>But the great thing about this story is that anyone can have such an …

The Best Health Care Must Involve Kindness and Instil Trust

Kindness and trust.<p>These are hugely important words.<p>For me - they sum up the relationships that we, in the UK, each have with the people who work in …

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

Hospitals Find a Way to Say, ‘I’m Sorry’

When things go wrong, communication and resolution programs help patients get an apology, an explanation and, sometimes, monetary compensation<p>While operating on Gary Avila’s arm last year, a surgeon at Stanford Hospital accidentally nicked a nerve, causing an injury that affected the use of his …

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10 top case studies: Big data analytics in healthcare

Big data and analytics are driving vast improvements in patient care and provider efficiencies. Below are 10 case studies Health Data Management ran …

10 Ways to Maximize Your Workday

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs maximize their time to make each day as productive as possible. To maximize your potential success you must learn to make the most of every hour of every day. The hours in a day are limited. Every minute not …

What Radical Shifts In Healthcare Mean For Medical Device Makers [Infographic]

Powerful forces are affecting physician practice and healthcare institutions, and this has major implications for how we pay for care, how physicians make decisions and deliver care, and how organizations purchase and use drugs and devices. These changes are cascading down the entire supply chain. …

As long as I have these hands - Scope

<i>Stanford Medicine Unplugged (formerly SMS Unplugged) is a forum for students to chronicle their experiences in medical school. The student-penned</i> …

Can a novel make medical students more sensitive to LGBT issues?

In October of 2015, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services—the agency responsible for covering a third of the U.S. population and dictating …

8 of the Smartest Things You Can Do to Be Insanely Productive

Saying "no" to people gracefully is really, really important.<p><i>What are some productivity tips from various professions? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Patrick Mathieson, VC at Toba Capital,</b> …

Time For Pharma To Catch Up With FDA

Novel breakthroughs in mobile health technology like Apple’s ResearchKit app development platform present a promising new path forward for pharmaceutical sponsors seeking more efficient trials, higher patient engagement, and deeper clinical insights. However, many clinical trials sponsors still …

Digital Health

How to Use Flow to Make You More Productive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The average person has 70,000 thoughts each day, and if you don’t learn to organize them, they have the potential to wreak havoc on your productivity.<p>When you succumb to the flurry of thoughts running through your head, your mind becomes …

People With Minor Injuries Are Increasingly Getting CT Scans

If you fall off a curb, bop your head and go to the ER to make sure you're OK, there's a good chance you'll be trundled off for a CT scan.<p>That might sound comforting, but people with injuries minor enough that they get sent home are increasingly being given computed tomography scans, a study finds. …

How To Turn Daily Tasks Into Opportunities For Professional Development

These four steps can make completing your daily tasks better for your professional development than taking formal training.<p>If one of your resolutions for 2016 was aimed at professional development, there’s still hope.<p>Even though the so-called “Blue Monday” slump comes this time in January, when …

What Healthcare Leaders Should Do To Step Up: Part 1

Transforming any organization, industry or profession is exceedingly difficult, and healthcare is no exception.<p>Given the central role physicians play in care delivery, real change won’t happen in medical practice until leaders help doctors practice differently.<p>Unfortunately, that’s easier said than …

The Only Productivity Tips You'll Need to Achieve Your Goals in 2016

If like me you've tried many systems and productivity hacks you already know there is no holy grail of productivity and that you have to find your way through the various tools and systems to create the best structure that suits your specific needs.<p>However the more systems we try the quicker we can …

The story of how this doctor lost his first patient

42 Shares<p>During medical school, we are taught the physiology, anatomy, and pathophysiology of hundreds of disease processes. One thing medical …

How to master essential life skills

Matthew Peyton/Comedy Central/"Broad City"<p>If you haven't mastered some of the most essential life skills already, it may be time to take a different approach.<p>Whether you're looking to listen better or negotiate for a raise, here are 13 surprising ways you can master some essential life skills.<p>View …

Why Doctors Need To Have Answers For Patients' Questions About Costs

For years, Mrs. Sutton came to see me in the office every three months. Visiting the doctor quarterly was "the right thing to do," she told me, given the fact that she had both diabetes and high blood pressure.<p>She always set the agenda at our visits. She brought lists of questions and requests that …

Health Care

27 Super Easy Life Hacks of Highly Successful People

There are certain things anyone can do to give success a gentle nudge (or a hard push) in the right direction. Give these a try.<p>While luck plays a role in our successes and our failures, I personally believe that for the most part, we make our own luck. That is, there are certain things we can do …

Paying Providers For Value: The Path Forward

<i>Update: Call To Health Plans---Nationwide Alternative Payment Model (APM) Data Collection Effort</i><p>Health plans have an important opportunity to lead …

Digital Health

This free healthcare clinic is staffed and run by UC Irvine students

In April 2014, a small group of<p>UC Irvineundergraduates began working to open a free healthcare clinic for underserved patients that also would prepare the students for medical careers.<p>Eight months later, the An Lanh Clinic in Garden Grove became a reality.<p>About 40 UCI undergrads staff the clinic, …

NYU Medical Students Learning How to Analyze Big Data

Innovative medical curriculum teaching students how to learn for the future.The post NYU Medical Students Learning How to Analyze Big Data appeared …

Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2016

“There is great disorder under the Heavens, the situation is excellent.”That observation from Mao Zedong might well describe the situation physicians …