Author | Robert C. Like, MD, MS


Translating Education into Clinical Practice: The Role of Learning Communities

November 24, 2009

Collaboration is important in healthcare, as evidenced by the growing number of "learning communities" and grassroots efforts that are bringing people and organizations together to work on the issue of eliminating disparities in health and healthcare.

Drowning in the Sargasso Sea of Health Information: Help Is on the Way

November 20, 2009

In his July 2009 editorial, Dr. Robert C. Like, MD, MS, wrote about the importance of creating "communities of practice" and the increasing role of the Web and collaboration in facilitating the development of learning networks. Here, he continues this discussion by sharing some perspectives from the field of library science about the impact of the Internet on clinical practice and public health.

Collaborations that are Making a Difference in the Fight to Eliminate Disparities in Health and Healthcare

April 17, 2009

With the election of a new administration in Washington, a dialogue about transforming our healthcare system is beginning.

In it for the Long Haul: Addressing the Social and Economic Determinants of Health Disparities

July 01, 2008

Projects like the documentary, UNNATURAL CAUSES … is Inequality Making Us Sick? can serve as an excellent starting-off point from which we can collectively begin to address disparities in health and healthcare one person, one family, one organization, and one community at a time.