Compassion Fatigue and Social Care

Have you ever felt tired of caring? We’ve talked about burnout in the past chats now let’s talk about how and what is compassion fatigue. Compassion fatigue is a condition …

The Power of Regret

This post and the #HealthXPH tweet chat on December 2, 9 pm PHT is inspired by an article published in the New England Journal of Medicine, The Power of Regret, …

Student burnout and facing future challenges

Today's world brings increasingly complex challenges that our students need to prepare for, but our students must also be emotionally and psychologically well in the first place. How do we …

Sustaining Connectivity in Healthcare 

With the dawn of technology and complicated workflows in healthcare Inwould sometimes wonder how the patient-physician relationship is affected. We’re talking about technology augmenting the seemingly lack of healthcare professionals …

Break It To Me Gently

It’s not been a good week for me. I’ve had to tell two patients that they need a thyroidectomy because their biopsies showed papillary thyroid cancer. It is not an …

Debunking fake health news on social media

Introduction Majority of adult Americans get their news from social media according to a recent 2016 Pew Research Center study. Roughly two thirds of Facebook users get their news on this …