Volume 7 Issue 3

Healthcare Behind Bars

June 07, 2015

Physician Voices

Physicians who work in correctional facilities face a range of challenges, from patients with multiple ailments and spotty health histories, to bureaucratic hurdles, and non-compliant patients. However, these doctors also find the work incredibly rewarding, as they see the humanity of their patients in a way most don't.

Medicine and Miracles

June 07, 2015

Feature Article

An Ontario historian and hematologist has become perhaps the world's leading expert on the role medicine has historically played in how miracles are assessed by the Catholic Church as part of its process to grant sainthood.

A High-Tech Backlash

June 07, 2015

Gadgets and Technology

We're told smart phones, electronic medical records, and cars with computers will improve our lives. However, columnist Jeff Brown says there's little evidence these technological advancements are actually making life easier.

Showing Empathy Impacts Practices on Multiple Levels

June 07, 2015

The Check Up

If physicians want to take a positive step toward improving patient satisfaction, avoiding medical malpractice, and positively impacting their practice's bottom line, they don't have to go so far as to say, "I'm sorry." All they have to do is show empathy.