Tag Archives: HIPPA

“Code Black” A Worthwhile Documentary about Emergency Room Docs, L.A. County Hospital, & a Quest for Ideals

I had never heard of the term, “Code Black” but now know it refers to a waiting room at L.A. County Hospital’s ED when it is overflowing with sick people, many of whom can’t afford healthcare. This movie is sort … Continue reading

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What Might Nurse Jacintha Saldanha’s Suicide Reflect about Us? Support for Nurses?

Surely, there is lots we don’t know about Nurse Saldanha’s state of mind when she took her own life in London earlier this month following a radio station prank.   Briefly, two DJs from an Austrailian radio show thought it would … Continue reading

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