OHA’s can contribute by helping managers to manage sickness absence more effectively. The nurse may be involved in helping to train line managers and supervisors in how to best use the OH service, in how to refer staff, what type of information will be required, what to expect from occupational health. By developing transparent referral… Continue reading Occupational Health: Core Areas of Knowledge and Competence, Part 2
The United States is facing the largest shortage of healthcare practitioners in our country’s history which is compounded by an ever increasing geriatric population. In 2005 there existed one geriatrician for every 5,000 US residents over 65 and only nine of the 145 medical schools trained geriatricians. By 2020 the industry is estimated to be… Continue reading Rebuilding the Tower of Babel – A CEO’s Perspective on Health Information Exchanges
Why are Americans so worked up about health care reform? Statements such as “don’t touch my Medicare” or “everyone should have access to state of the art health care irrespective of cost” are in my opinion uninformed and visceral responses that indicate a poor understanding of our health care system’s history, its current and future… Continue reading Health Care Reform – Why Are People So Worked Up?
I believe Americans need a new way of thinking about health. Look where our current perspectives on the subject have gotten us – we are last among the world’s 17 most industrialized nations in all the key indicators of health. It’s hard to believe but true: we’re last in life expectancy; we have the highest… Continue reading There Are Two Kinds of People in the US – Those Who View Health As Static and Those Who Don’t
In the last few months we’ve seen a lot of Health Care Reform rules and regulations being introduced by the Health and Human Services Department. Every time that happens, the media gets hold of it and all kinds of articles are written in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the TV network… Continue reading Health Care Reform – Busting The 3 Biggest Myths OfObamaCare
There are limitless types of card games to be played. People think because two games use the same deck of 52-cards that they are similar games, but nothing could be more different than Barbu and Speed, or PaiGow and Pinochle. Here’s a list of twenty different kinds of card games, and some facts about them.… Continue reading Different Types of Card Games
Google has offered the open source tools and the education but it is up to you to learn and develop your own apps for smart phones to prove how competent you are at developing and designing open source games and to what value you will be able to offer in future developments online. Google I… Continue reading Introduction to Designing Open Source Games for the Google Smart Phones