Have you ever driven several miles without noticing anything on the road or read a page in a book without registering any of it? Do the day's worries and disappointments crowd your mind as you're trying to fall asleep at night? Do you feel stressed much of the time and aren't sure how to find peace? In this book Amit Sood, MD, MSc, a Mayo Clinic specialist in stress and resiliency, reveals how the mind's instinctive restlessness and shortsightedness generate stress and anxiety and presents strategies for living a more peaceful life.
"Put me to sleep"
American healthcare is in crisis. It doesn’t have to be. There's a revolution going on right now. On the frontiers of medicine, some doctors have developed an approach for treating people that is more effective, more humane, and more affordable. It's an approach to healthcare that has captured the attention of the media and business elite - and the President of the United States. It's all happening at Cleveland Clinic, one of the most innovative, forward-looking medical institutions in the nation.
"Good read - very Cleveland-Clinic centric"
For three months, the police find no clues in the stabbing death of Hope Devane, the author of a pop-psychology best-seller. So they turn to Dr. Alex Delaware to study the case for insights that might point to a killer. As Alex unlocks the private compartments of Hope's life, the murder looks calculated and vengeful. A study of her childhood reveals that she kept secrets from everyone. It also helps Alex set a trap for the killer.
Today, physicians face a hypercompetitive marketplace in which they must meet unique and complex patient needs as efficiently as possible. But in a culture prioritizing clinical outcomes above all, there can be a tendency to lose sight of one of the most critical aspects of providing effective care: the communication skills that build and foster physician-patient relationships.
Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy is a comprehensive guide to navigating all aspects of pregnancy including pregnancy preparations, conception, week-by-week embryonic development, labor, and postpartum care. Pregnancy is exciting, but for most women there are also numerous accompanying financial and emotional stressors, not to mention hormone-induced emotional shifts.
This taut yet lyrical memoir tells of the author’s experience with a baffling illness poised to take her sight, and gives a deeply felt meditation on vulnerability and on what it means to lose the faith you had and find something better. One day at the end of 2009, during a routine eye exam that Nora Gallagher nearly skipped, her doctor said, “Darn.” Her right optic nerve was inflamed, the cause unknown, a condition that if left untreated would cause her to lose her sight.
Cleveland Clinic has long been recognized for driving some of the best clinical outcomes in the nation, but it was not always a leader in patient experience. There was a time when this revered organization ranked among the lowest in the country in this area. Within 10 years, however, it had climbed to among the highest and has emerged as the thought leader in the space.
"An insightful book on not just patient experience"
The Mayo Clinic is one of the world’s most prestigious organizations, one that fosters a culture that exceeds customer expectations and earns deep loyalty from both customers and employees. Service business authority Leonard Berry and Mayo Clinic marketing administrator Kent Seltman had the rare opportunity to study Mayo Clinic's service culture and systems from the inside by conducting personal interviews as well as observing hundreds of clinician-patient interactions. The result is Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic, a book about how the Clinic's business concept produces stellar clinical results.
Innovation means putting ideas to work. It is a discipline that can be learned, practiced, and leveraged to propel meaningful transformation and sustainable success, and it is proving to be the margin of difference in the largest concentrated sector of our economy: health care. This is where the stakes may be highest, because the transcendent ideas that come from the patient bedside or laboratory bench don't just translate to a bottom line, they improve and extend human life.
Daniel Amen, M.D., one of the world's foremost authorities on the brain, has news for you: your brain is involved in everything you do; learn to care for it properly, and you will be smarter, healthier, and happier in as little as 15 days!
"A large advertisement and excessive repetition"
A lot of businesspeople talk about innovation, but few companies have achieved the level of truly transformative innovation as brilliantly - or as famously - as the legendary Mayo Clinic. Introducing Think Big, Start Small, Move Fast, the first innovation guide based on the proven, decade-long program that's made Mayo Clinic one of the most respected and successful organizations in the world.
Three months ago, Hope Devane was found stabbed to death on a quiet, shady street in one of L.A.'s safest neighborhoods. The police have found no clues to her murder. Now Detective Milo Sturgis, newly assigned to the case, turns to his psychologist friend, Dr. Alex Delaware, looking for insights into Hope's life. She was a psychology professor and controversial author of a pop-psych best seller, an angry indictment of men. Both Milo and Alex believe Hope's murder to be an execution fueled by hate.
"not what was advertised"
Maya and Dane's intense marriage burned out within three years. Since the divorce, Maya has thrown herself into her career, working long hours and neglecting her own needs. The more she tells herself she's an independent and successful woman who doesn't want Dane to care for her, the more she is drawn to him and the secret place they call "the clinic". After a particularly difficult week at work, Maya is more than ready for a carefree vacation. When work threatens her time off, though, she escapes to the clinic to play doctor with Dane and her favorite nurse.
"Supreme Court Abortion Case Seen as a Turning Point for Clinics
" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Erik Eckholm and narrated by Fleet Cooper.
Dr. Hilarie Cash recognized a growing problem. As a Seattle-area general practitioner, in the '90s she began seeing patients come in with issues she knew nothing about: addictions stemming from the internet, from computers, from video games.
Candace is excited about her new job as a candy striper, and this 18-year-old girl is ready to be the best candy striper she can. Of course, she wasn't expecting the stunning nurse Nora to take an interest in her, but the little teen is going to learn all about Nurse Nora while Nurse Nora learns all about her, including her pert little tits, her sweet ass, and her tiny virgin pussy! It's a first lesbian sex short sure to please!
Nancy is out of work and desperate for a job. When she receives a call from a temp agency for a clinic receptionist position she doesn't give it a second thought. But things change when she gets to the clinic and is handed a skimpy nurse's uniform and is told to greet the patients while sitting on a vibrating stool with her legs spread.
Lily is just trying her best to make ends meet. She works days in the clinic where her poor sister is under extensive care. At nights, she makes money as an exotic dancer. She never expected Dr. Masters to visit the strip club, and she certainly never expected him to blackmail her into sex! As far as the doctor is concerned, it’s time to show the sexy new employee exactly what a skilled physician can do to a woman’s body…and just for kicks he’s bringing along another man!
"The District's HIV Clinic Was Failing. This 'Old, Straight White Guy' Managed to Save It" is from the August 21, 2016 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Lavanya Ramanathan and narrated by Sam Scholl.