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(Editor's note: Executive Insight welcomes Guest Blogger Michael LaMagna, Esq,to our Politics in Health Care blog. He will be posting updates on healthcare reform and related issues each week. Check back often. LaMagna is an attorney and nursing home administrator who practices healthcare regulatory, elder law/special needs and trusts and ...
(Editor's note: ADVANCE welcomes Guest Blogger Michael LaMagna, Esq,to our Politics in Health Care blog. He will be posting updates on healthcare reform and related issues each week. Check back often. LaMagna is an attorney and nursing home administrator who practices healthcare regulatory, elder law/special needs and trusts and estates law. ...
We are known to be hard working people, dedicated to our
jobs, and committed to excellence in everything we do. When things need to be
done, they get done. We may not be quick on volunteering on doing this and
that, but once asked, we cannot say no. The word no does not exist in our vocabulary. But is that good for us at a
personal level and ...
Admit it; no one likes
to be criticized. In a typical work day, I receive many comments from
supervisors, co-workers, and students that are uplifting and encouraging.
Occasionally, I receive
a negative comment criticizing something I have done or an action I have taken.
How do you handle criticism? Most of us react on an impulse
and start ...
I attended the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) annual meeting in Atlanta. The meeting was a great opportunity to meet members of the laboratory community.
The keynote speakers demonstrated, in a debate format, the challenges faced by practicing clinicians on appropriate test selection and correct interpretation of test ...
If you have not made plans to attend the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Annual Meeting this summer, you still have time to do so. The meeting is designed for you and your professional needs. The meeting offers educational topics that promote advanced learning in the science and practice of clinical laboratory science as ...
A few weeks ago, I read an article in the journal Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being that caught my attention. The article was a compilation of 160 studies of human and animal subjects. Researchers found “clear and compelling evidence” that happy people tend to live longer and experience better health than their unhappy peers.
I was ...
Educators always encourage students to talk, to be vocal, and to speak their mind. We like to engage with our students in a lively intellectual discussion about learning and recent events. Students carry on vibrant conversations all day long, but once in the classroom, it becomes a challenge for them to talk or to express their feelings. It is ...
Special thanks to Frank Irving for his excellent coverage over the last year with his blog The Politics of Health Care. He is moving on to other projects, so we wanted to share with readers some his most popular posts from the past few months.--Mike Bederka, EditorNational Cancer Institute Revamps Clinical Trials Program
Ohio State ...
As Google and other search engines are becoming more comprehensive, the ability to discriminate between useful and misleading information becomes essential. In our classrooms, we encourage critical thinking to facilitate integration of presented material and to aid in the acquisition of new material.
By learning how to think critically, students ...