Getting Healthcare Right

Care Connections

All of us who’ve been helped — and healed — by a physician or another health care provider know how special that relationship is. In this section of the blog, we focus on different aspects of that “care connection” — finding providers, getting the most from appointments, communicating effectively, and working together to manage or overcome a health issue.

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Posted October 16, 2018
One of the nation’s first air medical services, LifeFlight celebrates its 40th year of delivering emergency care. Read More
Posted October 10, 2018
Elderly woman seated with a female doctor standing behind her
The director of geriatrics at AHN shares her insights on improving the delivery of care to older patients. Read More
Posted September 13, 2018
A female health professional talking to three pregnant women
A program to help mothers-to-be struggling with substance use disorders illustrates certain qualities found throughout AHN. Read More
Posted August 29, 2018
Sleeve of Jim Stupar's uniform showing logo for Disaster Medical Assistance Team
In a disaster zone you may learn about DMATs in person. At a safer distance, try this interview with a DMAT veteran. Read More
Posted August 21, 2018
Young man holding a picture of himself looking concerned in one hand, and a second photo looking happy in the other
A specific concern may bring you to Dr. Bagga, but he also wants to help men focus more on their overall health. Read More
Posted August 14, 2018
Patient room in Dr. Manzi's office.
Science and compassion have shaped Dr. Susan Manzi’s career, including leading creation of the AHN Autoimmunity Institute. Read More
Posted August 8, 2018
View from the observation room of the patient’s exposed heart.
The Open Heart Surgery Observation Program at AGH has given thousands of students a chance to watch an open heart surgery. Read More

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