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Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

Telluride Faculty Member Dr. Kim Oates: On Kindness in Healthcare

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April 8, 2014

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EDUCATION:

The following is an excerpt from a piece he wrote on kindness in healthcare for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, recently reprinted in the Medical Journal of Australia. Please feel free to share with colleagues.

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How Patients Can Receive Financial Assistance For Medication

How Patients Can Receive Financial Assistance For Medication

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April 5, 2014

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Costs:

Patients are struggling. Costs are exorbitant for some cancer drugs. Many patients bankrupt themselves trying to pay, and many just go without.

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Kenny Lin, MD, The Common Sense Family Doctor

“Free” health screenings have hidden costs

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April 4, 2014

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WELLNESS:

Last week, I spoke to a class of undergraduates about the benefits, harms and politics of screening smokers for lung cancerusing low-dose CT scans. Afterwards, a student asked how I felt about the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that Medicare and private insurers cover U.S. Preventive Services Task Force “A” and “B” recommended screening tests and other preventive services without co-payments or deductibles, making them free at the point of care.

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One-on-One Cancer Support Empowers Patients

One-on-One Cancer Support Empowers Patients

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March 10, 2014

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Patient experience:

Imerman explained that the organization’s mission was getting cancer patients together, one-on-one, to share experiences and make the journey easier.

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Communication in Medicine: Lessons Learned By Wearing A Gown

Communication in Medicine: Lessons Learned By Wearing A Gown

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March 3, 2014

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PROVIDERS:

Communication is critical to success in medicine. Our patients depend on us to help them understand their disease and the risks that it may pose.

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How to Educate and Empower Patients: Thoughts From an Expert

How to Educate and Empower Patients: Thoughts From an Expert

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March 1, 2014

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EDUCATION:

Patient empowerment through patient education is an all-important topic in the news and among healthcare providers and their patients. There are specific patient education departments in most major medical centers. What role do they play and how have they evolved over the years?

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Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

A Video Learning Library for Quality & Safety in Healthcare via MedStar Health

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February 28, 2014

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EDUCATION:

Each quarter, in the spirit of a learning culture inherent to high reliability organizations, MedStar Health Quality, Safety & Risk Management leadership, Dave Mayer MD and Larry Smith, host a retreat for quality and safety professionals, inviting outside speakers to share their expertise and discuss topics related to patient safety, risk management and improving healthcare quality.

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Paul Levy, Host of (Not) Running a Hospital

Medicine for Managers and Entrepreneurs at MIT

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February 27, 2014

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EDUCATION:

I was pleased to be invited by Dr. Richard J. Cohen, Whitaker Professor in Biomedical Engineering, to address a new class he is offering at MIT, called “Medicine for Managers and Entrepreneurs.”

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The Advantages to Team Approaches to Patient Care: Extending NOT Replacing Physician Care

The Advantages to Team Approaches to Patient Care: Extending NOT Replacing Physician Care

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February 24, 2014

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PROVIDERS:

Last week in the Wall Street Journal, columnist Laura Landro discusses the new push for team based care in today’s healthcare market.

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Tracy Granzyk MS, Managing Editor, Educate the Young

Innovations in Healthcare: A Voice for Ex-NFL Player Living with ALS

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February 6, 2014

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Innovation/innovative companies:

Healthcare today is a wide open canvas, and technology continues to open doors for entrepreneurs, the tech-savvy young and old from any industry, and those whose immediate need for a solution is far greater than any competing agenda

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