Category Archives: Democracy NOW

Effective Communication Calls Upon Us to Share Power….Hmmmmmm, maybe that’s why it is so hard?

As an applied improv teacher, nurse, woman, mother, sister, and friend, I think a lot about communication!  I study the impact it has on outcomes in healthcare such as patient safety, patient experience, morale, and utilization of resources.  I reflect … Continue reading

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 Why Selling Trumpcare with “Patient-Centered Care” Sickens the Primary Care Doctor

Op-ed by Kenneth Dolkart, MD Have you ever heard people talk nonsense about something you know about? Perhaps you’ve had a laugh when you hear people talking through their hat about a machine you work on, a technique you know, … Continue reading

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What Nurses are Saying re: Trump’s American Health Care Act

Most nurses and doctors I know want to provide care not play games with insurance companies! The American Nurse Association (ANA) is speaking out about the latest political healthcare policy, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) provided by the Trump … Continue reading

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