Spiritual Benefits at the Bedside

July 13, 2011

A patient in the hospital receives a long line of visitors, from physicians to nurses to medical students to other staff members. The conversations with most of these personnel tends to be mostly business – answering clinical questions or [Read more]

Bringing Work Home from the Hospital

June 14, 2011

More and more Americans are working at least a portion of their jobs from home, facilitated by technological advances and encouraged by soaring gas prices. Even physicians, enabled by the spread of electronic health records (EHR), are increasingly [Read more]

Fighting Disparities During Segregation

May 13, 2011

Reducing health disparities in the United States has been a top priority for our health care system in these early years of the 21st century. But efforts to narrow the health gap between black and white patients go much farther back, to the start of [Read more]