The greatest story you never tell: It’s yours
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by Arthur Lazarus, MD, MBA
11h ago
Adapted from Narrative Medicine: Harnessing the Power of Storytelling through Essays, on the occasion of Passover. “The Greatest Story Ever Told” is a phrase often used to refer to stories that have had a significant impact on humanity and continue to resonate across cultures and generations. Paul Simon’s song “Old” praises the Bible as the greatest Read more… The greatest story you never tell: It’s yours originally appeared in KevinMD.com ..read more
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Breaking free from denial: Embracing the truth
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by Debbie Moore-Black, RN
18h ago
I understand it well. You persuade yourself that everything is fine. And then you persuade others that your marriage is perfect. You’re facing a terminal illness, but you’re the exception because it surely can’t happen to you. You’re in poor health with unexplained aches and pains, but you avoid visiting your doctors, instead praying to Read more… Breaking free from denial: Embracing the truth originally appeared in KevinMD.com ..read more
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Medical ethics in a changing world: Navigating identity and patient care
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by Osmund Agbo, MD
1d ago
My buddy John and I fortuitously found ourselves enacting roles in an impromptu theatrical production last week. As medical practitioners, the thematic essence was predictably centered around matters concerning patients. The scene unfolded thus: “So, this person’s name is Emily, but her pronoun is ‘they,'” John started. “She identifies as a therian belonging to the Read more… Medical ethics in a changing world: Navigating identity and patient care originally appeared in KevinMD.com ..read more
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Supporting medical resident families [PODCAST]
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by The Podcast by KevinMD
2d ago
Subscribe to The Podcast by KevinMD. Watch on YouTube. Catch up on old episodes! Join Elizabeth Landry, a certified coach, as we explore practical strategies to support medical resident families during the challenging transition into residency. Discover how spousal support programs, inclusive social gatherings, and mentorship initiatives can positively impact the well-being of both residents Read more… Supporting medical resident families [PODCAST] originally appeared in KevinMD.com ..read more
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The Change Healthcare hack: a wake-up call for the health care industry
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by Christopher Habig, MBA
2d ago
In a recent cybersecurity breach, Change Healthcare, one of the largest health care technology companies in the United States, fell victim to a sophisticated cyber-attack. This incident has sent shockwaves through the health care industry, significantly impacting revenue cycles for numerous health care providers who rely on Change Healthcare’s services for billing, claims processing, and Read more… The Change Healthcare hack: a wake-up call for the health care industry originally appeared in KevinMD.com ..read more
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Venture-backed telemental health care companies are creating a new opioid epidemic
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by Tamir Aldad, MD, MBA
2d ago
More Americans are seeking mental health care than ever before, but many people receiving treatment have never met their psychiatrist in person—or even at all. Telemedicine has been growing in popularity for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic sent tele-health care utilization rates through the roof. Now, after sharp increases brought by COVID-19 lockdowns, American telehealth utilization Read more… Venture-backed telemental health care companies are creating a new opioid epidemic originally appeared in KevinMD.com ..read more
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Working patients and health care [PODCAST]
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by The Podcast by KevinMD
3d ago
Subscribe to The Podcast by KevinMD. Watch on YouTube. Catch up on old episodes! Join Benita Talati, a patient advocate who illuminates the biases health care providers may hold toward patients unable to adhere to traditional appointment hours. We explore how limited paid time off, extended wait times, and financial barriers impact working patients’ ability Read more… Working patients and health care [PODCAST] originally appeared in KevinMD.com ..read more
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Optimizing IUD placement: prescribed medications and timing tips
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by C. Nicole Swiner, MD
3d ago
I’ve been inspired by a recent New York Times article that came out about IUDs, better known as intrauterine devices, and how painful and horrible some of the experiences for women have been over the years. Since writing some of these thoughts, I saw that a Cosmopolitan article recently chimed in on the topic. I Read more… Optimizing IUD placement: prescribed medications and timing tips originally appeared in KevinMD.com ..read more
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AI’s role in simplifying communication [PODCAST]
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by The Podcast by KevinMD
4d ago
Subscribe to The Podcast by KevinMD. Watch on YouTube. Catch up on old episodes! We sit down with Carlo Mahfouz, a technology executive and author, to explore the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in health care communication. Carlo delves into AI’s historical roots, its recent acceleration in adoption, and the unique challenges facing its Read more… AI’s role in simplifying communication [PODCAST] originally appeared in KevinMD.com ..read more
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Practicing patience with patients
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by Natalie Enyedi
4d ago
Patience is a notoriously hard skill to master. When working in health care, your patience is constantly tested, a lesson I have repeatedly learned in my time as a medical assistant in a large orthopedic surgery practice. Whether it is taking the time to reexplain instructions to a patient when I know am running behind Read more… Practicing patience with patients originally appeared in KevinMD.com ..read more
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