Tag Archives: Success

Tinnitus and meditation: A success story

When I was first diagnosed with tinnitus and Meniere’s disease, I thought my life was over. Glenn Schweitzer A mountain of pain and suffering stood before me and I could see nothing else. My ears screamed all the time and the spikes were unbearable. I was dizzy, struggling with hearing loss, intermittently incapacitated by vertigo… Read More »

Implementation best practices: Ringing up success with finance IT

Clinical information systems help keep patients healthy and safe, but financial information systems help keep healthcare provider organizations up and running. There is no underestimating the importance of finance IT. This is why implementing it correctly, and getting it right the first time, is so important. Poorly implemented financial information systems can negatively impact payments,… Read More »

How to match into dermatology: A medical student shares her success story

I didn’t match dermatology the first time. It was a harrowing experience, and I had a chip on my shoulder until the day I opened my match envelope. The reality is that in the last ten years, dermatology has become the most competitive specialty in medicine. Hundreds of extremely qualified applicants are disappointed each year. Therefore,… Read More »

DNA test could boost IVF success rates without putting embryo at risk

A human embryo during the third day of its developmentJim Dyson/Getty Images By Clare Wilson TESTING DNA that is naturally discarded by embryos could safely reveal those produced using IVF that are most likely to lead to pregnancy. IVF doctors try to transfer only the healthiest embryos for pregnancy. DNA testing to identify such embryos is already available, but it has… Read More »