Opinion

December 19, 2016

Treatment Choices in Atrial Fibrillation

Oussama Wazni, MD
Managing atrial fibrillation to prevent stroke: Use nothing or an oral anticoagulant. Use the CHA2DS2-VASc algorithm as well as gender to determine treatment choices. Dr. Wazni presents treatment choices in further detail.
Treatment Choices in Atrial Fibrillation
September 27, 2016

It’s a Ruff Day … or, Should We Treat Our Customers Like Dogs?

By Dennis Knox, MDalert.com contributor.

It is essential for individuals to focus on improving their own work environment so that they can better serve their customers. If your employees aren’t happy, your patients, guests, and physicians will not be happy.
It’s a Ruff Day … or, Should We Treat Our Customers Like Dogs?
September 20, 2016

Digital Marketing in Today’s Healthcare. Or Am I Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic, Again?

By Josh Putter, MDalert.com contributor.
Marketing has always been a conundrum for healthcare executives. Do I really need to market? Do consumers make their decisions based on an ad? Doctors really drive healthcare decisions so why waste resources on marketing?
Digital Marketing in Today’s Healthcare. Or Am I Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic, Again?
September 11, 2016

Seven Steps to Effective Crisis Management

By Josh Putter, MDalert.com contributor.

If you have worked in healthcare for more than a few years, you have probably seen at least one crisis develop in your facility. Although every incident can become a crisis, there are some that happen that can have lasting effects for the facility and everyone it touches.

Seven Steps to Effective Crisis Management
September 5, 2016

Preparing Staff for Initiation of Major Site Construction Projects

By Josh Putter, MDalert.com contributor.

The excitement of opening a new unit or a department expansion is palpable. Not only is the staff excited about working in new construction and quite often utilizing new equipment, but also the statement that a new unit says to the hospital staff and community. The support of the physicians, staff, and community have allowed for the expansion/renovation of the hospital.

Preparing Staff for Initiation of Major Site Construction Projects
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