Mount Sinai Hospital in New York is pioneering emergency room treatment strategies for geriatric patients. It has joined other medical centers in creating a geriatric E.R. to improve the quality of care and outcomes. According to the New York Times, patients over 65 account for almost 20% of emergency room visits and that number will grow as the population gets older. Read more here.
Charlie Mingus’ words of wisdom on creativity.
Chade-Meng Tan speaks of everyday compassion at Google which he calls “Search Inside Yourself.” According to Meng compassion works in 3 steps: attention training, self-knowledge and spreading happiness.
I am quoted in a San Francisco Business Times article about UCSF’s pioneering effort to use social media to connect with patients, caregivers and donors.
I am quoted in an Economist article about the launch of the original iPad.