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I recently read an article which estimated that if the amount of digital information that reaches our eyes were converted into traditional media it would be equivalent to having a stack of 174 newspapers to read every day.
Health care has been a huge part of the political landscape for a very long time, but in the last few years it has become a lightning rod and that is seriously hindering real transformation of our health care system.
In my hospital-based practice, when a patient passes away, I ask the family or decision-maker whether he or she would like an autopsy. I do this as neutrally and compassionately as possible as it can be an emotionally-charged topic during an emotional time period.