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Patient-Oriented Care: A disruptive idea that will reshape hospitals

An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all. Oscar Wilde  A guest blog featuring Dr. David Holland, Nephrology I asked Dr. David Holland, an esteemed nephrology colleague, to write the following blog after he delivered a thought provoking Medical Grand Rounds Presentation, the premise of which was that focusing Health Care of the patient was a disruptive innovation…and not in a bad way.

The Th.D. and Innovation at University Hospitals: Advice From The Wizard of Oz

The Th.D. and Innovation at University Hospitals: Advice From The Wizard of Oz Wizard of Oz: Why, anybody can have a brain. That's a very mediocre commodity. Every pusillanimous creature that crawls on the earth, or slinks through slimy seas has a brain! Back where I come from we have universities - seats of great learning - where men go to become great thinkers. And when they come out, they think deep thoughts, and with no more brains than you have. But - they have one thing you haven't got - a diploma!

Skin in the Game: Research, Education and Mohs Surgery-Queen’s has it all

Spoiler alert-this is a good news story (but it starts out with some depressing facts) When I was in Medical school (1977-81), Queen’s University had 3-4 dermatologists. When I returned to Queen’s late in 2012, a lot had changed. Hall and Oates no longer had 2 hits in the top 10, The Jeffersons were no longer “movin on up” on TV and Queen’s no longer had a Dermatology program. Although the population of Frontenac county (in which Kingston is situated) had increased from 105,000 to almost 150,000 there was now only one dermatologist, Dr.

China in 2015-A SWOT Analysis

Cantonese Opera-in the park in Guangzhou

Who is Mr. Fezziwig: A Carol for Queen’s University Department of Medicine Upon the Eve of Our Holiday Party 2014

Who is Mr. Fezziwig: A Carol for Queen’s University Department of Medicine Upon the Eve of Our Holiday Party 2014 Jorkin: "Mr. Fezziwig, we’re good friends besides good men of business. We’re men of vision and progress. Why don’t you sell out while the going’s good? You’ll never get a better offer. It’s the age of the machine, and the factory, and the vested interests. We small traders are ancient history, Mr.

North Sea Myoclonus and Vasodilator-Responsive Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH): How Defining Deep Phenotypes Drives Disease Discovery

We teach medical students, “When you hear hoof beats, think horses”. This is sage advice, designed to focus them on recognizing common diseases. However if the galloping beast has cutaneous stripes…we must acknowledge the possibility it is a zebra. zebra The addition of visual data offers a deeper phenotype.

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