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Young Innovator Grants – What a response!

We’re thrilled at the response we received to the Call for Proposals for our Young Innovator Grants. 80 applications came in from all over the country, totaling more than 200 team members. The projects ranged from quality improvement, to discussion groups, to service learning opportunities. A huge thank you to all of the applicants, to their […]

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Mild hypertension doesn’t always need treatment, concerns about the doc-in-the-box, and who’s your doctor, really?: RightCare Weekly

September 18, 2014 In order to bring you more of the news you want to read, RightCare Weekly summarizes and interprets three important articles and provides headlines linking to the many other articles and editorials you’ll find interesting. As always, RightCare Weekly presents articles related to moving our healthcare system toward the right care for […]

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Guest post: Door-to-balloon time

September 18, 2014 By Aaron Segal, MD, and Richard Young, MD. The doctor in this story was Dr. Segal, who was in private practice in Plano, TX at the time of the incident. Dr. Segal now works for United Healthcare. The corresponding author is Dr. Young. I was four miles from home on a Saturday […]

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Healing Healthcare

September 3, 2014

On a sun-soaked spring afternoon this past May, a group of medical students gathered for rounds. As is customary, we arranged ourselves in a semicircular distribution around the patient. Yet this was no surgical amphitheater but rather the (far less sterile) courtyard of the new American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Our patient: Daniel Chester French’s monumental marble sculpture The Angel of Death and the Sculptor.

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