Category Archives: Democracy NOW

Homelessness: A 3-Part Series on Facing Deeper Questions about this Complex & Global Issue-Introduction

By Lori Austin, LCSW Recently I decided to raise money for a charity I have passion for, Back on My Feet.  This organization utilizes my favorite sport of running to motivate members who struggle with homelessness to motivate  themselves to … Continue reading

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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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