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Your quest for authenticity is holding you back. Neuroscience shows that the secret to happiness is actually to abandon how you really feel, and try these techniques instead.
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Yesterday, I gave a quick digital strategy update to my group, and inadvertently sabotaged* the rest of my academic day fielding questions from colleagues:
“Why should we bother with social media? Who has the time? Isn’t it risky? What if I do something wrong and it lives forever on the internet…”
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- By Marjorie Stiegler on October 18, 2015 in Critical Event Debriefing, Health Policy, Perioperative Catastrophe, Second VictimKeep Reading
Those are the words of a physician responding to a survey about the extent to which doctors are affected by death and other bad outcomes of their patients. I have another point of view to share, sent to me via email from a doctor I’ve never met, who has been haunted by one particular patient’s death for 25 years.
- By Marjorie Stiegler on September 29, 2015 in Health Policy, Medical Education, Patient Safety and QualityKeep Reading
Cast your vote! According to symplur.com, Stanford’s Medicine X conference #MedX had an incredible reach of nearly 219 million impressions and over 56,000 tweets in the past ten days. But, controversy remains about whether it is OK to tweet a speaker’s slides without proper attribution. Many attendees snap photos of slides and live tweet the content, but without knowing speaker’s twitter names, and without express consent to disseminate the actual intellectual creation, the question remains…
- By Marjorie Stiegler on September 11, 2015 in Communication, Human Factors, Medical Education, Patient Safety and QualityKeep Reading
It’s that time of year again – healthcare centers across the country experience a massive cohort turnover as newly graduated medical students become resident physicians, and new responsibilities and autonomy are given to existing trainees. It has long been advised to avoid seeking medical care in July because of the presumed increased risk to patients, so much so this changeover is sometimes called the “July Effect” in the United States and the “August killing season” in the United Kingdom. Indeed, studies show that mortality is increased and efficiency is decreased…
- By Marjorie Stiegler on September 6, 2015 in Behavioral Psychology, Health Policy, Human Factors, Medical Decision MakingKeep Reading
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The relentless stress caused by poverty has the same effect as reducing your IQ by about 15 points. And if you look even a little bit poor, you are also perceived as incompetent – so things are only looking worse for you tomorrow.
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