Monthly Archives: April 2010

Lifetime Earnings Soar with Education – How a Higher Education Leads to Higher Lifetime Earnings

Lifetime Earnings Soar with Education – How a Higher Education Leads to Higher Lifetime Earnings:”How much is higher education worth in cold hard money? A college master’s degree is worth $1.3 million more in lifetime earnings than a high school … Continue reading

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Consumer Education: What You Need to Know to Use Medicine Safely

Consumer Education: What You Need to Know to Use Medicine Safely:”The following consumer education materials can help you work with your health professionals to make the best medicine choices, buy safely, and use medicine so it’s as safe and effective … Continue reading

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Illegible Handwriting, Physician’s Penmanship, Direct Patient Care on: The Nurse Friendly

Illegible Handwriting, Physician’s Penmanship, Direct Patient Care on: The Nurse Friendly:”Poor legibility of doctors’ handwriting may lead to prescription errors and problems with referral letters. Using computer technology to assess handwriting in an objective manner, a British survey compared doctors’ … Continue reading

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Implementing a Legible Handwriting Policy – ACPE

Implementing a Legible Handwriting Policy – ACPE:”The medical profession has been willing to accept an incredibly poor standard of communication and, until recently, downplayed any suggestion that there is need for improvement. This attitude needs to be challenged and, if … Continue reading

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