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August 2013
Aug 12, 2013 1:59 PM
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SUMMARY: Sholom Glouberman comments on the July 29th New York Times article “Scientists Seek to Rein in Diagnoses of Cancer” that discusses the fact that many diagnoses of cancer are of conditions that, though pre-malignant or not life-threatening, are labelled as cancer and frighten patients into seeking “what may be unneeded and potentially harmful treatments.”

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ALL, About the healthcare system  
  
June 2013

Jun 18, 2013 9:00 AM
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OPEN MEETING: We discussed experiences of hospital-acquired infections and what we could do to decrease the risk. Do we need greater public awareness and engagement in and out of hospitals? We saw this as an opportunity to introduce key performance indicators to measure the effectiveness of the processes hospitals use to reduce infections.

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ALL, Our Open Meetings, Patient safety  
  

Jun 17, 2013 11:11 AM

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SUMMARY: Most healthcare systems are working hard to exceed their patients’ expectations and understand that the long term benefits to the patient and organization are manifold. Read which strategic objectives can lead to a state-of-the-art service model, and better healthcare experiences overall.

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