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.
Archive for month: June, 2012
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.
Everybody loves a little, or a lot of, foreplay – just not when they’re really busy. Attorneys are crazy busy and for them, time is money. That means if you’re a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant who can skip some of the foreplay, all the build-up, set-up and sucking up and just get down to business, […]
Just about every CLNC® consultant has left a cell phone, MP3 player or other charger behind when checking out of a hotel, friend’s place or party. It’s easy – you pull your device off, drop it in your purse or pocket and leave the charger plugged into the wall.
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.
Today’s the Summer Solstice – the longest period of daylight of the year – a day blessed with the precious gift of extra sunlight.
I agree with Vickie – distracted doctoring is bad practice. But I spend more time on the road than I do on the operating table so as much as distracted doctors scare me, distracted drivers are a greater threat to my well-being. Every smartphone user should have a headset. End. Of. Story.
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.
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.
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.