Monthly Archives: January 2015

A NEW APPROACH TO RESEARCH IN MENTAL HEALTH: New York Times Jan 18 2015

Recently, the British Psychological Association released a report that redefines mental health. The tradition in psychiatry has been to use diagnosis driven research, in which a researcher focuses on, for example, schizophrenia or anxiety. This research has not resulted in … Continue reading

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PATIENTS SHOULD ASK THAT THEIR DOCTORS FORM SMART TEAMS:

Doctors are intelligent but teams of doctors and nurses can be more intelligent. That is what patients should ask for in order to get the best outcome possible. Anita Woolley is a professor at the Tepper School of Business at … Continue reading

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PATIENT’S RIGHTS: MEDICAL RECORDS – Raymond Rupert MD. MBA. Rupert Case Management Inc.

We suggest that complex patients have a “green binder” with their medical records. We assumed that patients knew that they have a right to their medical records. A patient pointed out to us that she did not know that she … Continue reading

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PATIENT’S RIGHTS TO EXPERIMENTAL DRUGS Raymond Rupert MD, MBA, Rupert Case Management Inc.

Critically ill patients and their doctors who have tried everything eventually run out of options. In order to increase their options some US states have passed new “Right To Try” laws. Patients such as Larry Kutt, age 65, of Lyon … Continue reading

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