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Michael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third WorldMichael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World Next up on my reading list. Lewis, author of Liar's Poker, The Big Short and Money B

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Setting A New, Higher Standard For Patient Safety

22 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
LAS VEGAS — Why do we insist on making the goal of improving quality of care and enhancing patient safety into such a complex and expensive task?  It is such a waste, and broadly it does not appear to be working Just make it personal.  I believe that if every doctor, nurse, patient care assistant, […] Read more»

Reimagine Healthcare Coverage

29 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
TYLER, Texas — On Monday night I received a call that shook my world. A  late afternoon Memorial Day storm swept through this East Texas City of 98,000 producing funnel clouds and torrential downpours.  After the storms had passed, the root structure of a massive Red Oak tree, a centerpiece in our backyard, gave way and this […] Read more»

Do You See The Communication Gaps?

27 May, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
The nurses and patient care attendants were unbelievably nice.  So was the man who delivered the food, the woman who mopped the floors and the special duty attendant who kept a close eye on the patient.  They could not have been more pleasant. They all introduced themselves, explained their role in caring for the patient […] Read more»