Happy Healer


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Neil Baum, MD, brings optimism to the medical field

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Pharma Reps: A Blessing or a Curse?

Set a high bar for evidence, but don't write off their potential support

November 19, 2022
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Can Dublin Prawns Help Reverse Healthcare's Gender Pay Gap?

The healthcare profession needs an Irish-fishermen-style protest against pay inequality

July 16, 2022
A photo of cooked Dublin bay prawn.
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Countering Healthcare's Great Resignation the Thrifty Way

During record burnout, innovative rewards may make a better retention tool than raises

April 2, 2022
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Three Antidotes to Patient Depersonalization

Better patient-provider communication improves quality of care

November 30, 2021
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Op-Ed: Don't Overdose on COVID Optimism

As the pandemic drags on, we can all take a cue from this Vietnam-era admiral's "paradox"

May 10, 2021
A formal portrait of Rear Admiral James B. Stockdale in full dress white uniform
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How Would You Answer 'The Penis Question'?

Motivate patients by being an agitator, not an irritator

September 29, 2020
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