Howard Liu@MDMagazine A5: Doctors have key roles online, #DocTalk:
1. Providing education about #mentalhealth
2. Advocating for systems changes that improve quality of care and access
Read more in our #SoMe paper here via @whole_patients@GeneBeresinMD
Doctors in Scotland's Shetland Islands are now prescribing nature as part of a patients' treatment for chronic illnesses.
Howard LiuWe read a lot about the power of #nature to renew us.
Doctors are prescribing walks in the woods as tools to manage anxiety, depression & stress. (See cnn.it/2GrVbeS)
After 24 hours in a state park, I’ve decided to join them.
There is true magic off the beaten path. pic.twitter.com/q9vRT9BuZn
For the first time on record the odds of dying from an opioid overdose in the United States are now greater than those of dying in an automobile accident, a new report by the US National Safety Council finds.
Among the top 200 healthcare companies, including payers, medical technology manufacturers, pharma companies and providers, 19 have female CEOs, according to a recent report by the Boston Consulting Group.
A woman who told authorities she had been beaten and threatened by her boyfriend escaped from him after slipping a note to staff at a Florida veterinary hospital, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office.
Howard LiuA reminder that we can all save a life. Police: Woman slips note to veterinary staff pleading for rescue from boyfriend
Doctors know you lie to them and they really don't appreciate it, according to US News & World Report.
Howard LiuEvery encounter is a 2-way street with ownership on both sides. Physicians know the areas that make patients uncomfortable, and yet I often hear providers ask questions in a way that implies judgment. We must do better to show we care. @AAMCtoday@acgme