Tomorrow's Health by Steve Klasko, MD, MBA

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Archive for November, 2011

Better records mean healthier patients

November 30, 2011 / Uncategorized

This story is the kind of thing that drives good doctors crazy. What’s the point of a patient coming to see you if they don’t find out there’s something wrong? This kind of medical error

A healthy helping of gratitude

November 23, 2011 / Uncategorized

Today I’m thankful for everyone at USF Health  who is helping to reshape the healthcare of the future. The doctors, nurses, physical therapists and other health professionals who give their be

The Center for Memory C.A.R.E.

November 19, 2011 / Uncategorized

The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer\'s Institute C.A.R.E. Center (Video) USF Health just opened the Center for Memory C.A.R.E. at the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute. With a PET scanner, an apa

Being sick shouldn’t be this much work

November 18, 2011 / Uncategorized

The St. Pete Times’ Robyn Blumner makes a good case for why healthcare in this country needs to focus more on the patient. People are not construction projects, and patients should not have to act

Be bold, stop whining

November 15, 2011 / Uncategorized

Recently spoke at 2011 AAMC Annual Meeting. If you’re optimistic about the future of healthcare, then medical schools can lead. But you have to start now. Our new programs see the world differentl

Focusing on every moment, every patient

November 11, 2011 / Uncategorized

Every doctor wants to make every patient the absolute focus and center of their attention. But even once they enter the exam room, distractions are everywhere, tugging at the corners of their minds

More students want to be doctors

November 10, 2011 / Uncategorized

Federal lawmakers are talking about cutting the pipeline for graduate medical education, but aspiring students haven’t gotten the message. A record number of college students – more than 32,000

Patients need physicians

November 3, 2011 / Uncategorized

I know economic times are tough, but trying to cut federal spending by reducing the number of doctors in training is the wrong way to go. I’m glad to see the AAMC taking a stand on an issue that i

Should boys get the HPV vaccine too? Yes.

November 2, 2011 / Uncategorized

HPV kills men too. A panel says give boys the HPV vaccine. Right on. Pity it took the fear of throat cancer in men to convince us to protect everyone the right way. It’s a vicious virus, and it