Room For Growth In Doctors Facing The Tough Stuff

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A few weeks ago, STAT News released two closely related opinion pieces. One discussed how doctors need to be more transparent and honest about mistakes and near misses, and another had put forward that they need to be better trained to speak…

Serious Comms Strategies Can Be All About Games

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In mid-July, Wired Magazine released an online article praising the hit video game Overwatch. With over 30 million players, the game has been garnering positive attention for releasing a new character with autistic traits. As pointed out in…

Never-Ending Debate About AMA’s Sunshine Approach to Drug Prices?

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Recently, the AMA voted in favor of recommending that federal agencies require drugmakers to include prices in direct-to-consumer ads. Resolution 236 proposes forcing drugmakers to state the suggested retail price of any drug advertised DTC.…

Healthcare in 2016: Boundless Opportunities to Make a Difference

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It is one of the most invigorating times to be thinking about, caring about, talking about and working in healthcare. There continues to be great progress for the better, despite the many hurdles, twists and turns along the way. This isn’t…

Navigating The Polarities of Social Media

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If there’s one thing this term’s political conventions are showing us, it’s the polarity of contemporary America. While each wing seems to be slowly and worryingly radicalizing, an interesting New York Magazine cover story this week suggests…