I love a great inspirational story. This article was sent to me about Tom Stark, who I have had the pleasure of working with in the past. He signed up for an Iron Man – when he didn’t know how to swim! His positive attitude, willingness to work hard, and desire to see things
Outcomes More Important than Time & Effort
If you’re undergoing a surgery, would you rather go to a provider who takes their time on the surgery, or one who does the surgery well? Strange question right? You want someone that takes their time and does it well. Maybe not. This Forbes article is about a study done to compare the skill of doctors performing
Knowing How to Compliment
I’ve always been fascinated by human nature, and determining what makes some people resilient and able to succeed, and what makes some unable to overcome these challenges. What is innate, what was conditioned from childhood and what can be improved in adults. One area I have seen can be caused by well intended parents. For years, I’ve heard about
How the $9.8 Billion Charge in Healthcare Can Get Better
It’s a stunning number — $9.8 billion dollars annually. This represents how much hospital infections are estimated to be costing us, based on a study released by JAMA. This is just the financial cost. It does not take into account the human factor — the loss of life and limb associated with infections. There are a couple
Do Steroid Injections Really Work for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Those of us doing this for a while are very familiar with the use of steroid injections to treat carpal tunnel. Swedish researchers have found that, although this may provide some short-term relief, longer-term repair still usually requires surgery.