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The Doctor Weighs In (TDWI) is a blog about all things health and health care. We have both regular and occasional contributors. Some of the posts are original and others are re-posted with permission of the authors. We curate the materials carefully to be sure they are well written and offer a diversity of opinion. We hope to provide you with a delightful reading experience.
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A review of the current state of patient safety from the 30,000-foot level to the hands-on ground level.

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#healthcare #nationalpatientsafety #patientsafety #NPSF #NPSG #futuredoctors #ushealthcare #praticemanagement #doctorduties #medical #medicalfield 
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The link between vaccines and autism was debunked long ago.

Time & resources would be better spent on autism community.

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#vaxwithme #vaccines #antiantivax #healthcare #ushealthcare #rx #vaxingsaveslives #whyvax #vaccination
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+Steffie Harner I Think I'm stupid but aren't vaccines supposed to help your immune system fight illnesses? I really don't know what I'm talking about so I should probably shut up...
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Share information. Build information bridges. Supplement your offerings.

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#consumerchoice #healthcare #monopolies
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When mental illness and substance abuse occur together, how should treatment change?

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#mentalhealth #mentalillness #comorbidity #healthtech #psychosis #psychology #psychiatry #healthcare
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Psychological biases like overconfidence and anchoring may undermine accurate diagnosis and treatment.

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#internalmedicine #decisionmaking #diagnosis #errors #malpractice
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A physician who's struggled with obesity himself asks other docs to consider this New Year resolution.

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#WVUMedicine #obesity #foodaddiction #addiction #weightloss #food #empathy #physicians +WVU Public Health
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Insurance companies say their buying power gives them a pricing advantage for employers. But that's not what's happening.

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#bigpharma #drugprices #rxprices #americanhealthcare #ushealthcare #medical #medicalfield #futuredoctors #price #value #transparency #PriceTransparency 
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With the healthcare industry changing so rapidly, how can medical practices develop plans that will remain relevant?

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#praticemanagement #strategicplanning #physicians #healthcare #mhealth #healthtech #digitalhealth #ushealthcare #praticemanagement #doctorduties #medical #medicalfield #futuredoctors


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Successful physician entrepreneurs utilize mornings, when there are fewer demands, to increase productivity.

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#ABISA #success #entrepreneurs #mornings

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The University of Manitoba provides a definitive rejection of the cranberry-UTI myth.

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#UTI #cranberry #treatment #UrinaryTractInfection #UrineTest #Myth
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In an era of increasing federal government paralysis, can state leaders find a way to prioritize health reform?

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#bipartisan #policy #health #healthcare #TripleAim #ushealthcare #uspolitics
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