Blog topic: Health literacy

23

Nov

2018

What healthcare can learn from Hollywood

Health literacy, Hollywood

Friday 23rd November 2018

Can you remember what you did when faced with a task or responsibility that you know absolutely nothing about? You either got down to action and started researching – or you froze, and did nothing….

9

Nov

2018

The UK has it right – prevention is better than cure

Health literacy

Friday 9th November 2018

It’s a cliché but it’s true: prevention is better than cure. Not long ago, I read about the discovery of “hunger-controlling” cells by a team at Princeton University that has given medical practitioners hope that…

26

Sep

2018

What now?

Health literacy

Wednesday 26th September 2018

I recently announced my departure from Advanced Tissue after almost two decades spent building the company into one of the most important vehicles for patient-focused healthcare in the United States. Our success was inextricably linked…

28

Aug

2018

Response to UK diabetes crisis

Diabetes, Health literacy

Tuesday 28th August 2018

I am alarmed, but not surprised, to see the headlines in Britain last week about the soaring rates of type 2 diabetes causing a spike in heart attacks and strokes. After three decades in the…

6

Jul

2018

Enough is enough: the patient population deserves simplicity and clarity

Health literacy, Wound care

Friday 6th July 2018

THE WOUND CARE supply industry is designed to be a simple, efficient and direct way for patients to receive wound care supplies at home. The supplies are ordered by licensed clinicians based on the medical…

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