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Breaking into Pride

Pride
June 29th, 2021
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By Joyce Perfetti, DO Assistant Medical Director, USACS South At US Acute Care Solutions, we know that when people of different experiences and backgrounds come to the table, it leads to making better decisions. We value diversity of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, family status and life experiences.   Incorporating diversity and inclusion into […]

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Weekly Wellness: Relinquish Expectations

June 3rd, 2021
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Have you ever been frustrated when others failed to meet your expectations? This week, Dr. Jess Badwards discusses how letting go of your expectations for others can result in less stress for yourself. Weekly Wellness Tip By Dr. Jess Badwards | bewellhealwell.com    Consider relinquishing your expectations. At work, at home. Do your best, accept what […]

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Weekly Wellness: Hardwired?

April 29th, 2021
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All personality types come with both positive and negative traits. But, says Dr. Jess Badwards, that doesn’t mean we can’t work on our negative traits. If we have a growth mindset rather than a fixed one, we can improve each day. Weekly Wellness Tip By Dr. Jess Badwards | bewellhealwell.com  This week, think about those personality […]

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Celebrating Women: Words of Wisdom from an Admired USACS Physician

March 30th, 2021
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As we conclude Women’s History Month, The Shift had a conversation with one of the most admired leaders at US Acute Care Solutions, Chairman of the National Clinical Governance Board Joan Kolodzik, MD, FACEP, also a physician in the southwest Ohio area, serving clinically in many of the Mercy Health hospitals. Her home base is […]

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Wellness: Check your attitude

February 17th, 2021
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Are the little frustrations adding up? Dr. Jess Badwards asks this week, “When you showed up for your first day of work after graduating, would those things have upset you?” Take stock of your attitude, and decide if little frustrations are worth your mental health. Weekly Wellness Tip By Dr. Jess Badwards | bewellhealwell.com This week, […]

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Weekly Wellness: Considering Criticism

January 13th, 2021
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It’s not always easy to hear what we’re doing wrong, even if it is delivered in the kindest possible way. However, criticism often is NOT delivered in the kindest possible way. But we have a choice in how to receive that criticism, Dr. Jess Badwards reminds us in this week’s edition of Be Well Heal […]

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Weekly Wellness: The cost of hitting snooze

January 6th, 2021
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Who can’t use a few more minutes – or even hours – in the day? In this week’s blog, Dr. Jess Badwards extols the virtues of NOT hitting the snooze button on your alarm clock. A little extra sleep can feel great in the moment, but being late can throw off your whole day. Read […]

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Living out ‘Servant’s Heart; Owner’s Mind’

December 14th, 2020
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  For nearly a year now, American healthcare workers have seen many stages of the COVID-19 virus: waves of the deadly infection; patterns of few patients at all in their hospitals, then packed emergency departments. Clinicians, like non-healthcare workers, have masked up, washed their hands a thousand extra times, avoided fun activities and family gatherings, […]

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Weekly Wellness: Because…Life

December 9th, 2020
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This week, Dr. Jess Badwards acknowledges that things are going to go wrong on shift sometimes, because, well, we’re human. We’re going to mess up dinner sometimes and need to order pizza or make pb & j instead. While we always aim for perfection, we also need to figure that some days, life is just […]

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Standardizing the language of Telemedicine

July 30th, 2020
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Creating consistent language helps clinicians and patients alike. USACS’ Chief Medical Officer Amer Aldeen, MD, FACEP and National Director of Clinical Innovation Jesse Pines MD, MBA, MSCE have authored the PAACT Classifications for Acute Care Telemedicine. See it in ACEP Now’s article:  https://www.acepnow.com/article/its-time-to-standardize-the-nomenclature-of-acute-care-telemedicine/ 

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