Exploring Human Potential

A Model of Cooperation and Teamwork For Healthcare – Unlocking Human Potential.

In the December 19, 2013 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, Kelly M. Doran MD and her co-authors make the case that investment in social services such as education, housing and transportation have a marked positive impact on increased health quality and decreased health cost. They site studies supporting the “estimate that medical […]

TECHMANITY: What it is and why it matters.

Mike Magee Techmanity: The humanistic application of technology to health care delivery. That is the meaning I applied to this invented term in 2008.(1) The original intent was to counterbalance the argument that information technology would have a dehumanizing effect on caring relationships in health care.(2) Five years later, Techmanity is in full bloom, hyper-amplified […]

Desegregating Health Ed On College Campuses: The Healthy Person Project

Mike Magee In 2010 the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued their report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. A central theme was its appeal to a new approach to caring where “interprofessional collaboration and coordination are the norm.” This year the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s reinforced this message as part of their Charting […]

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