Tag Archives: Health care

Safe Patients, Smart Hospitals

The best ideas are often the simplest. Read an excerpt from patient safety researcher and advocate Dr. Peter Pronovost’s new book for straightforward remedies to fix our hospitals and improve patient care—including a checklist that’s already saving lives. ... More
A Heartfelt Thank You

A Heartfelt Thank You

Dear Dr. SerVaas, In your November/December 2008 issue I happened to read that leg and hand spasms could be caused by the cholesterol medicines. I had been having such severe pains that I would have to pull over in traffic because I was afraid to drive with them. I tried eating bananas and all the […] ... More
A Century of Mental Health

A Century of Mental Health

About the author: David L. Shern, Ph.D., one of the nation’s leading mental health experts with more than 30 years of distinguished service in mental health services research and system reform, is the president and CEO of Mental Health America. This month, Mental Health America is celebrating its 100th anniversary —a remarkable legacy of one man […] ... More