Archive | December, 2017

Mark Heston: Want to Help Patients? Start Thinking Like One

December 14, 2017

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A couple of years ago, I participated in an informal study. The study centered on improving patient satisfaction scores.  During a three-day stay, the patient interfaced with an average of 64 hospital staff members. Blue scrubs. Grey scrubs. Green scrubs. No scrubs. White coats. Blue coats. Long coats. Short coats. Name tags. No name tags. […]

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Donald Armstrong: For Career Growth, Give Management a Shot

December 12, 2017

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Do I want to take on a management role, or am I happiest in a staff position? Many biomeds will face this question in their careers, especially if they’ve been working in the field for more than five years. To give this question some context, consider these facts: There are 5,564 hospitals in the United […]

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