Dad, You Were the Greatest

My dad, Sal made his transition at age 88 on Wednesday. He was blessed to be surrounded by his beloved family for the 8 days of transition and it was a blessing and a gift for us to be with him as well.

When It’s Too Good to Be True It Might Have Been Paid for by the Manufacturer

Pharmaceutical manufacturers have long utilized ghostwriters to help “write” scientific papers emphasizing benefits and minimizing risks of their products. This culminated in a 2010 Congressional Report calling on medical schools, journals and the National Institute of Health to limit the practice.

Hospital Safety Scores – Another Tool for Certified Legal Nurse Consultants

The Leapfrog Group, a non-profit organization, just released its Hospital Safety Score. 2,652 hospitals were graded on overall performance in keeping patients safe from medical errors and preventable death or injuries. Their new grading systems utilized expert analysis of publicly available data using 26 evidence-based, national measures of hospital safety.

Why I Never Complain About Clients – Ever

I’m no saint. In fact, my 2012 resolution was to be less well-behaved and Tom tells me I’m off to a pretty good start so far this year. But one way I don’t misbehave is by complaining about clients.

Keep Track of Your Changes As Well As Yourself

I recently received an email with a Word® document attachment. I found that the track changes function was turned on when I opened the document and that all of the sender’s edits to the document were showing. I was now privy to the sender’s thoughts and revisions, which gave me the negotiation advantage.

Tom’s Tech Tips

Tom’s Tuesday Tech Tip: Are Your Attorney-Clients Giving You a Pain in the Neck? Get a Headset!

If you’re a busy CLNC® consultant you probably spend a lot of time on the phone. It may be your good-old fashioned landline home phone or your cell phone. Either way you probably do the old bent-neck, crooked-head-lean thing where you cradle the phone between your ear and shoulder. While this works (but not with an iPhone®) you’re guaranteeing yourself a trip to the chiropractor – or worse.

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