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Honest and Confident Patient-Provider Relationships

Continuing Adelaide's case example from post 1 and post 2. Two months later, Adelaide is back in your primary care o ...


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Honest and Confident Patient-Provider Relationships

Hope Tempered With Reality

"We don't want to lose hope or let Mom think we don't believe she'll get better." For palliative care providers like mys ...

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Why Palliative Care?

Palliative and serious illness care can be thought of as a "newer" specialty in medicine. The specialty is still proving ...

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Toxic Culture and Driving Meaningful Change

I have recently taken an increased interest in podcasts. One of my favorites is Brené Brown's Dare to Lead series. In ...

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Engaging and Empowering Team Members

As healthcare professionals, we are lifelong learners. I like to think of our endless pursuit of knowledge extending eve ...

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Nurses Make a Difference - Happy Nurses Week

May represents Nurses Month, with Nurses Week held annually from May 6 through May 12; the theme for 2022 is "Nurses Mak ...

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Potential Nursing Shortage Is a Major Workforce Co ...

According to a national survey of more than 6000 acute and critical care nurses that was conducted by the American Assoc ...

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Cultivating Trust as a Healthcare Leader—Par ...

What do trust and trustworthiness really mean? How can we really establish ourselves as trustworthy leaders in healthcar ...

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Cultivating Trust as a Healthcare Leader—Par ...

Many clinician leaders who I have met over the years have emerged from 1 of 3 groups: Planned: Leadership was their ...

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Tips on the Insurance Peer-to-Peer Process in Pati ...

Medical care has evolved significantly since I started practicing almost 18 years ago: From paper charts to electronic r ...

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