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The Work-Life Strategies that Really Matter

Every year for the last decade, I’ve spoken to MBA graduates returning for their one-year reunions. As predictable as the annual return of swallows …

Disrupting The Hospital Business Model

The Innovator's Prescription (<i>published by McGraw-Hill) argues that disruptive innovation is required to make health care affordable. In this excerpt, the authors look into the ways disruption can help hospitals, which in our current health care system are tasked with the impossible job of doing</i> …

Coaching Physicians to Become Leaders

Two or three times a week, a physician contacts me, in search of executive coaching.<p>Department chairs, managing partners, medical directors, chiefs of staff—they’re all frustrated. As a practicing physician with experience in several leadership roles, I know how they feel: They don’t recall saying …

Why Focus Should Really Be the Next "Big Thing"

Avid multitaskers might disagree — but focus should really be the next "big thing". Over time, you may have determined that you were hopelessly …

Training in internal audit for medical testing labs

To emphasise the importance of maintaining quality standards, a four-day training programme on internal audit for medical testing laboratories is …

You’ve Been Fired: Now What?

You’ve just received word that you’ve been fired. Or perhaps the company has gone through a re-structuring and eliminated your job — and you’ve been told that none of the managers you’ve worked with over the years have a position for you on their team. This comes as a shock to your system, …

Shelter From The Storm: Why Brainswarming Is The Future Of Collaboration

Brainstorming has been around since, well, forever. But many folks believe it’s no longer effective. That’s where brainswarming comes in.<p>Creative thinkers don’t like the word “brainstorming” anymore. It relies on a thunderstorm metaphor–a sudden swirl of energy that gets everybody’s attention for a …

Help at hand for schizophrenics

How can healthy people who hear voices help schizophrenics? Finding the answer for this is at the centre of research conducted at the University of …

Let's critically examine what residents are doing while in training

56 Shares<p>Recently, I was having a discussion with a colleague about being a doctor. She confided in me that if someone asked her about becoming a …

Science alone can’t make tough decisions for us

40 Shares<p>On April 14, The United States Preventive Services Task Force concluded that women with an elevated risk of breast cancer – who have never …

Why physicians need to write

75 Shares<p>Should doctors be able to write?<p>At first glance, this might seem like a question with an easy answer.<p>Yes, you might say, doctors receive a …

What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?

Solved! A bee-buzzing, honey-licking 2,000-year-old mystery that begins here, with this beehive. Look at the honeycomb in the photo and ask yourself: (I know you've been wondering this all your life, but have been too shy to ask out loud ... ) Why is every cell in this honeycomb a hexagon?<p>Bees, …

Cancer patients more than twice as likely to go bankrupt, study shows

As if a cancer diagnosis wasn't taxing enough on a family, a new study confirms what many cancer survivors have experienced firsthand: Having a …

Cancer

Number Of Published Cancer Studies That Can't Be Reproduced Is Shockingly High

Half of cancer scientists have failed to reproduce the findings of other researchers, according to an anonymous survey.<p>In an anonymous survey taken by scientists at a prestigious cancer center, more than half of the respondents said they'd failed to reproduce published scientific findings at least …

Peptides kick-start body to fight sepsis - Futurity

CARDIFF U. (UK) — Peptide molecules derived from the body’s natural immune system can help …

Why Health Care Should Bring Back the House Call

Years ago, as a family physician in Louisiana, I made house calls. Certain patients were too sick or too hurt to get to my office. Sometimes a condition or injury had worsened, requiring my evaluation bedside. I would visit patients at home for the simplest of reasons: home was where they needed …

How to Get Others to See Your Potential

Overcoming people’s past perceptions of you isn’t easy. When I launched my consulting business seven years ago, I was astonished to find — years later — that acquaintances and even friends hadn’t kept up with my career transition. They’d ask about my past work in politics or nonprofit advocacy, …

Listening to Your Inner Voice Makes You a Better Manager

Some of the best advice we have all got — be it while making big personal decisions or making critical business decisions — is the same: Follow your inner voice. Most of us have heeded that counsel, yet if we were asked to list the elements that enable better decision-making, we would cite …

Two Terms Marketers Need for Today’s Media Landscape

We knew that the Internet would bring with it a whole wave of new media disruption. We were unprepared for just how massive the disruption has been. You needn’t look any farther than this one staggering statistic to understand the scale of change: Google’s advertising revenue is larger than that of …