Monthly Archives: June 2015

  • Wrong Music in the Operating Room is Risky

    Can listening to the wrong type of music cause accidents or medical errors? The Israeli Daily paper Haartetz reported this week that Warren Brodsky, Director of Music Psychology in the Department of the Arts at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, found that music effects mood and attitude which, in turn, effect driving.  He’s detailed his findings in a new book, Driving with Music:

    Read more >
  • A Life Worth Living: One Outcome of a Great Patient Experience

    A few years ago, we received an email from a patient that read something like this: I am a veteran. I am in the hospital. I was injured while on tour in Afghanistan, have chronic pain and came into the hospital with a respiratory infection. Things have been really rough on me. So, I am

    Read more >
  • The Evidence-Based Patient Experience

    All of our patients’ opinions and perceptions are evidence-based.  Each of us uses deductive reasoning to make predictions into the immediate future. Deductive reasoning is adding up what we know to arrive and understand what we do not know.  In other words, everything and everyone that is seen and heard is a clue to what

    Read more >