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    October 13, 2015

    Five Easy Ways To Empty Your Waiting Room

    One of the biggest culprits of patient frustration can be found in the waiting room of a hospital or private practice. All too often a patient shows up at their scheduled appointment only to wait for extended periods of time, helpless until their name is finally called. The average cost just for time spent in the waiting room while waiting for health services is $43 per patient. Here are five simple ideas to eliminate one of the biggest mutual frustrations in healthcare by emptying your waiting room.

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    October 12, 2015

    Surprising Coffee Facts For People In Healthcare

    Cup a joe, nectar of the gods, whatever name you use to affectionately refer to your lovingly brewed cup of caffeine, coffee is what makes the world (and especially healthcare!) go round. The relationship between coffee and the medical profession today is stronger than ever as healthcare professionals are taking on many more shifts, much longer hours, and a far heavier workload burden. Here are 10 facts about coffee that you probably didn't know.

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    October 9, 2015

    Human Lab Rats: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment

    Between 1932 to 1972 the U.S. Public Health Services violated the basic rights of its human patients in a study that went on for forty years. The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment was “the longest nontherapeutic experiment on humans in medical history” (James Jones), during which 600 black men became the unknowing victims of one of the most infamous breaches of medical ethics.

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