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Sleep Awareness Week – Essential Steps to a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep Awareness Week runs this year from March 8-14, 2020 and spotlights the importance of sleep in our daily lives and encourages everyone to learn about habits, practices, and routines that improve our sleep quality and overall health. Sleep is one of the most crucial factors in our overall health and well-being, but how many of us actually get the amount of sleep our bodies need?…

Posted on Mar. 13, 2020 in From Our Perspective

Learning to Love Speech Recognition Technology

Recently, a Cancer Registrar knocked on the door to the Medical Records Manager’s office, and said: “I can’t stand it anymore!  Can we please let the transcriptionists know that histology is not spelled, ‘hystology’?” The Medical Records Manager agreed to address the problem, indicating that a machine (not a person) would be given “re-training”. With all that technology promises, it certainly has its limitations. Here are…

Posted on Mar. 11, 2020 in From Our Perspective

Consider Using the W.A.I.T Approach When Responding to Email

In a Leadercast Now video by Juliet Funt she discusses email etiquette and the frequent issue of people using “Reply All” or “CC” out of habit.  She joked that some people “add every single human-being onto every CC and Reply All” when emailing.  She suggested using a technique called WAIT which stands for: Whose  Action  Is  This She points out that proper email should be a…

Posted on Mar. 9, 2020 in From Our Perspective

March is National Nutrition Month

During this year’s National Nutrition Month, we would like to focus our attention on the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits. This month of awareness allows us time to re-think what choices we are making with both our eating habits and our activity habits.  The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has been promoting the importance of nutrition and educating…

Posted on Mar. 4, 2020 in From Our Perspective