January 30, 2010
An Approaching Shift in Medical Education?
This past week we discussed the Flexner Report and its impact on the last century of health care, medical practice […]
January 30, 2010
I appreciate the opportunity to be the guest blogger on this site the past two weeks. The comments from the […]
January 29, 2010
We Need Health Care “Capatance”
Thirty years ago, an attachment that became known as the “Capability Manifesto” was published in the Royal Society for the […]
January 28, 2010
A Collision of Ideas: Synthesis or Destruction?
The comments shared yesterday from a well-respected Dean of a medical school highlight a collision of ideas. On the one […]
January 27, 2010
Important Comments
I have asked some of my colleagues to read this blog and offer their comments. The following comes from one […]
January 26, 2010
It’s Tribal
Yesterday we explored how recognition of the importance of attractors allowed the Plexus Institute to produce nonlinear positive results in […]
January 25, 2010
Being Smarter-The Plexus Institute Story
Marian Zeitlin, Jerry Sternin and his wife, Monique are, without a doubt, true geniuses. I would urge all of you […]
January 24, 2010
“Health” Care or “Medical” Care
In the last blog post, we took a look at the results obtained by Safeway: an effective 40% reduction in […]
January 22, 2010
Metacognition and Intuition
Yesterday, I briefly discussed evidence based medicine. I hope I left you with the understanding that I firmly believe in […]
January 22, 2010
Reality by Decree
The health care debate has occupied much of our energies this past year in the United States. We have seen […]
January 21, 2010
Evidence Based Medicine and You
If you are doing almost anything related to health care today, being “evidence based” is de rigueur. Even when it […]
January 20, 2010
Value…What is it?
I hope to have encouraged many of you to view health care as a Complex Adaptive System. In such a […]
January 19, 2010
Thinking Like a Farmer
Almost 40 years ago as a first-year medical student, I was toiling away in the gross anatomy laboratory attempting to […]
January 18, 2010
The Gokstad Ship and Health Care
It rises like an ancient bird of prey, powerful, beautiful and perfectly designed for its purpose. Though it last sailed […]
January 17, 2010
Medicine Isn’t Rocket Science
First off, I am honored to contribute to this blog. Over the next few weeks, I hope to engage you […]