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Denial of Care

By Jane Arnoff Logsdon, MSSA, LSW  I consider myself a pretty savvy and resourceful consumer. I know how to solve problems that come up in the...

Building the Will for Change

By Jordan Harmon When patients come through the front doors of a hospital, they are inevitably greeted by compassionate clinicians and staff. Why then...

Spend Less. Live Better.

By Diane Scheb  RN, MSN Spend less.  Live better.  Except, she didn’t have that long to live.  Maybe 10 days. . . probably not. Thirty-three years...

Give Lungs a Chance

By Danielle Moriates, RN When babies are born prematurely, they often lack surfactant – a soapy substance produced in the lungs that helps to...

Not as Simple as We Think

By Kristin Morin, MSN RN I wish lowering healthcare costs was as easy as “cost awareness”, but as one patient put it, “I never...

A Second-Rate Life

By Kunal Arya Last year, I underwent a colectomy, a surgery that removed my entire colon. Afterwards, I had to wear a temporary waste-collecting pouch...

Because I Can

By Christen McCurdy Sometime while I was still in high school, my mom began to have trouble breathing. She had never had asthma before;...