If you are at high risk for developing breast cancer there is an option you might want to consider that greatly reduces your risk. Your risk of developing breast cancer is high if you are over 60, have a first degree relative who has had diabetes, or have had a prior breast biopsy, especially [...]
There is an ongoing search for a new CEO at Parkland Hospital who will be charged with regaining the public’s trust and providing a safe environment where patients receive high quality healthcare. Parkland’s problems are not unique; it’s just that they got caught. It is estimated that 100,000 patients loose their lives due to medical [...]
I wanted to share with you an infographic designed by Sarah Wenger of the impressive gains made by women in careers in science, tech, engineering and math. Created by: http://www.mbaonline.com Hopefully, we can get beyond stereotyping and keep women from leaving their careers in tech.
Have a look at the wonderful chart prepared by Sarah Wenger that shows just how stress is detrimental to our lives. With the ongoing recession, many companies have contracted their work force leaving others to do the work of two or more. The result is stress on those who lost their jobs and those who were [...]
It has been over 10 years since the prestigious Institute of Medicine reported that 90,000 patients loose their lives each year because of a preventable medical error. Mistakes such as prescription errors, wrong-site surgeries, and hospital acquired infections abound in hospitals. Despite this report and numerous attempts by agencies who are charged with keeping patients safe [...]