Immunization for herd immunity?


Measles is on the rise Check out this short advertisement that supports childhood immunizations:  The video clip is rather edgy, but the point is clear.  With dropping vaccination rates, there is risk for a measles epidemic as we get below the threshold for “herd immunity.”  Herd immunity is the benefit that a group …

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What healthcare can learn from mowing lawns

mowing the lawn

I recently attended the 26th Annual IHI (Institute for Healthcare Improvement) National Forum (  Besides learning about blogs during the social media lunch and learn, the topics also included lean processes, healthcare quality, and social determinants of health.  After this experience I wanted to share my analogy of what healthcare can learn …

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