Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • I Witness: My Under-the-Cover Patient Experience

    Having just spent 10 days in the hospital with E. coli, enteritis, acute colitis, a urinary tract infection, and septicemia, I have great tales to tell about my patient experience. Up until now, my only direct patient experiences besides routine check-ups have been outpatient surgery and a hysterectomy 20 years ago. At that time, all

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  • Sweden Hits the Abyss of Private Healthcare & the Customer Model

    Our final week prior to returning to the U.S. was spent in Stockholm, Sweden. My husband and business partner Dallas Smith, who speaks fluent Swedish and has spent many years traveling and performing in Sweden, often comments on its richness in social services, including a healthcare system that tends to the Swedish population from birth

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