The looming physician shortage, coupled with expanded health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act, an aging population and other pressures on the U.S. healthcare system are driving some occupational medicine providers to reposition themselves to take on primary care.
After leaving the Ford Administration, I set out to test in the private sector the ideas that I believed could lead to the creation of great value across any dimension of human activity – great social value, great human value and great economic value.
The November election brought yet another twist in our nation’s roller-coaster ride with marijuana.
The 2011 numbers are in…and many of them don’t look much different from 2010.
Rhode Island may be diminutive geographically speaking, but it is mighty when it comes to trying to protect healthcare workers and patients from the flu.
Part 2 of the Keys to a safe & healthy workforce blog series
Sleep was added as a new topic to Healthy People 2020, the federal government’s third-generation treatise on improving the health of all Americans. Why? As a society, we simply don’t get enough of it.
Work-related stress can kill.
Fall flu vaccination campaigns are already in full swing in communities and at workplaces around the country.
A nurse-friend of mine who recently assumed responsibility for workers’ compensation case management in a regional health system reports needlestick and sharps injuries – not musculoskeletal disorders – are the bane of her existence.