Running a hospital: A surgeon's story

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Running a hospital: A surgeon's story

runningahospital.blogspot.com

This is a blog started by a CEO of a large Boston hospital to share thoughts about hospitals, medicine, and health care issues.

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Tags: Healthcare, Hospital, Exercise and Fitness, Running, Surgeon, Hospitals, Surgery

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Most Recently Shared on August 14, 2009 at 1:22 pm By:

Paulflevy Paul Levy

A surgeon's story: Our chief of surgery, Jim Hurst, recently went through an extensive medical experience, and h.. http://bit.ly/QoHHW

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The True Price of Cheap Cosmetic Surgery: Health: Self.com

self.com — “Cosmetic surgery that saves you money, uses only local anesthesia and lets you control the results: Sounds like a great deal, right? In reality, the new Awake procedures are a way for barely trained surgeons to profit from dangerous operations no hospital would let them do. SELF investigates the true price of "bargain" makeovers.View full resource at self.com

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Kabam!… Zap!… Pow!…True Story of Batman Stopped by Police Revealed; Caped Crusader Was on His Way to Visit Hospitalized Children

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Not Running a Hospital: Are you Mrs. Smith? Well, it doesn't really matter to me.

runningahospital.blogspot.com — “This is a blog by a former CEO of a large Boston hospital to share thoughts about hospitals, medicine, and health care issues.View full resource at runningahospital.blogspot.com

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Positive patient identification—no excuses for noncompliance & a gr8 story from @paulflevy http://t.co/uilxecRm #ptsafety #BPOC

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Not Running a Hospital: A software engineer and a surgeon walked into a bar

runningahospital.blogspot.com — “This is a blog by a former CEO of a large Boston hospital to share thoughts about hospitals, medicine, and health care issues.View full resource at runningahospital.blogspot.com

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Most Recently Shared on March 15, 2012 at 10:05 am By:

Paulflevy Paul Levy Health Executive

A software engineer and a surgeon walked into a bar: My fellow soccer referee Dick Williams sent along this note... http://t.co/voAB9zle

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How A Major Hospital Got Healthier With Big Data - Forbes

forbes.com — “In 2006. Charite was run in a traditional fashion based on a data warehouse. Most of the information focused on finance and was used for historical reporting. This is in sharp contrast to what is happening at the hospital today. Now more than 700 people have access to a central data warehouse that is not just financial information but operation as well. Every senior manager has read access to data about operations, scheduling, patient care, and when appropriate, patient records. This data is notView full resource at forbes.com

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How #bigdata benefited a large #hospital in Germany - great story of #healthcare data analytics http://t.co/BOF4QJlB acting like airline

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Not Running a Hospital: Exciting news! Nope. I feel like a hamster.

runningahospital.blogspot.com — “This is a blog by a former CEO of a large Boston hospital to share thoughts about hospitals, medicine, and health care issues.View full resource at runningahospital.blogspot.com

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Most Recently Shared on February 25, 2012 at 1:34 pm By:

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Exciting news! Nope. I feel like a hamster.: A true story, starting with this message from a patient's multi-s... http://t.co/Ct0l1W4N

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ADRENALINE RUSH: A look inside South Carolina's only Level 1 trauma center at MUSC | The Post and Courier - Charleston, South Carolina

postandcourier.com — “The Medical University of South Carolina recently became the state's only nationally designated Level 1 trauma center. That means it's the first hospital in South Carolina to be recognized by American College of Surgeons for the highest level of care for unexpected, life-threatening injuries: the shootings and stabbings, the second-story falls, the metal-bending car wrecks.View full resource at postandcourier.com

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ADRENALINE RUSH: http://t.co/VxvwcSib A look inside South Carolina's only Level 1 trauma center at MUSC

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Plastic surgeon removes 198-lb. tumor from a man's leg - Related Stories - Plastic Surgery SmartBrief

smartbrief.com — “Plastic surgeon and ASPS member McKay McKinnon successfully removed a 198-pound tumor from a 31-year-old Vietnamese man's leg. McKinnon donated his time, and donations will cover the other surgical costs, hospital officials said. View full resource at smartbrief.com

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runningahospital.blogspot.com — “This is a blog by a former CEO of a large Boston hospital to share thoughts about hospitals, medicine, and health care issues.View full resource at runningahospital.blogspot.com

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Private equity buys the human resource equity: A story in today's Boston Globe again misconstrues the business p... http://t.co/I3Alizc3

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TODAYMoms - She's got drive: Woman takes driver's test while in labor

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Labor really killed her "pre-test nerves" RT @todaymoms: Which s more impressive? Marathon Mom or Driver's Test Mom? http://t.co/MJWnyHPG

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Relevancy and responsiveness equals a social media home run

hivestrategies.com — “Hospitals can have social media tools ready to respond when a local event or news story brings new relevancy to a particular health topic.View full resource at hivestrategies.com

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RT @medicalsma: #hcsm Relevancy and responsiveness equals a social media home run http://t.co/oMeqva9y

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Hospital Room Designed for the Patient, by the Patient http://t.co/PpPpgE8I (via @ABC)

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chron.com — “Amber Miller told the Associated Press on Monday that her doctor had cleared her to run the half marathon while she was nearly 39 weeks pregnant, which is considered full term. Sander said risks include damage to ligaments, which soften during pregnancy, serious back pain and dehydration. A Chicago Tribune story about Miller cited a 2009 study in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons that found exercise during pregnancy can improve the mother's health and positively impact View full resource at chron.com

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runningahospital.blogspot.com — “This is a blog by a former CEO of a large Boston hospital to share thoughts about hospitals, medicine, and health care issues.View full resource at runningahospital.blogspot.com

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