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Posted on: Aug 26, 2014

Friday, August 22
Curriculum guidance
This article links to the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) guidance for health law classes and programs, which took into consideration practitioners' suggestions in hopes of making a useful document. HealthLawProf Blog says it is "at the very least, food for thought."

Hospital Design and Patient Welfare
This post links to a NY Times article about a hospital redesign. The redesign improve patient satisfaction, including a reduction in requested pain meds. Check out teh article to read more about what this redesign has accomplished in terms of healthcare.

Wednesday, August 27
Guest Blogger Associate Dean and Associate Professor Joanna K. Sax: Separating Fact from Fiction
In this article, Sax discusses a study she did to understand the type of information that the public receives regardin ga controversial type of research. In her case, the research was embryonic stem cell research. She found that there was an incomplete understanding surrounding the topic and developed this study in order to find answers.

Guest Blogger Visiting Assistant Professor Valerie Gutmann Koch: Bioethics Fact and Fiction in Lifetime’s The Lottery
Koch looks at a show that premiered in mid-July, The Lottery, and discusses the bioethics inherent in the show.


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