Blog: Kicking the Can Down the Road: Musings from a Farmer's Market

05/09/17
A few years ago, I ran into an old high school classmate at a Sunday farmer’s market. We were in our mid-50s at the time and he excitedly told me that he was retiring from his teaching job, adding that 30 years was long enough to work and it was time to retire. More

Blog: The FAST Generics Act Can Speed Up Pharmaceutical Competition

05/09/17

Given the challenge of achieving agreement on any issue in Washington, D.C., especially on topics involving health care, we should pause and celebrate situations where bipartisan behavior may be taking hold.

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Blog: Four Things Bedside RNs Must Know about the Future of the Nursing Workforce

05/09/17
Socrates once said, “I know that I know nothing,” which may ring true when trying to predict the long-term future of an industry. But in the case of the nursing industry, here’s what we do know…and here’s why you need to know it. More

The State of End-of-life Care in America

05/09/17
Meeting the needs of the terminally ill and their families represents an immediate and persistent challenge for health care providers. America’s aging population is magnifying the complexity of this challenge. More

Advanced Practice Providers + Technology = Tomorrow’s Workforce

05/09/17
With nearly 52,000 additional primary care physicians needed by 2025 to meet health care demand, and today’s mean internal medicine physician salary at $279,8881, the provider access and economic workforce challenges are obvious. More

Navigating the Intersection of Patient Safety, Cost and Consumerism

05/09/17
Historically, the principal driver of patient safety and quality efforts has been the fundamental desire for clinicians and administrators to “do the right thing” and prevent harm to their patients. More