How to Do No Harm

How leaders can minimize harm in health care, in other industries, and in all areas of life. “How can we change this process to prevent this error from happening again?” the senior ward nurse asked the group. It is a common question, one that I have heard thousands of times from experienced and dedicated health… Read More How to Do No Harm

Health Care Foibles – A Personal Tale

An example of the stupid things even doctors do when it comes to health care.  In March of 2013 I wrote Healing the Health Care Cost Conundrum. Four years later, in March of 2017, I have retired from the US Army and am practicing medicine in Memphis, TN. My practice is in the inner city,… Read More Health Care Foibles – A Personal Tale

How to Improve your Health and Health Care

Throughout Central Asia, the Middle East, and much of the developing world, people have told me that they cannot get good medical care. In some cases good care is too expensive, in other cases medical care is affordable but poor quality, and in still other cases medical care, good or bad, does not exist. Some… Read More How to Improve your Health and Health Care