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Documentary: Fast Food, Fat Profits: Obesity in America

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal By Dr. Mercola “Fast Food, Fat Profits” gives a quick overview of what’s wrong with the US food industry, and how its inherent design virtually guarantees a sick, overweight population. From food deserts and cheap fast food to soda that’s marketed directly to children and a revolving door between

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More Unintended Consequences Of Digital Data: How An EMR Gave My Patient Syphilis

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal I used to be a big believer in the transformative power of digital data in medicine. In fact, I devoted the past decade of my life to assisting the “movement” towards better record keeping and shared data. It seemed intuitive that breaking down the information silos in healthcare would

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Lack Of Information Synthesis: One Of The Most Important Causes Of Medical Errors

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal As I travel around the country, working in the trenches of various hospitals, I’ve been struck by the number of errors made by physicians and nurses whose administrative burden distracts them from patient care. The clinicians who make the errors are intelligent and competent – and they feel badly

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