John Henning Schumann

John Henning Schumann appears in the following:

Why Paper Prescriptions Are Going The Way Of Snail Mail

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Medicine's shift from paper to computers has been painful and expensive. But now doctors can easily write and transmit prescriptions by computer, saving money and improving the quality of care.


5 Simple Habits Can Help Doctors Connect With Patients

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Patients feel more satisfied with their care when their doctors take a minute to sit down beside them. But harried doctors often fail to remember niceties like that. All the memorization of medical school seems to crowd out common courtesy, especially for interns just starting to see patients.


For 2 Young Doctors, Working On Christmas Was A Privilege

Sunday, December 22, 2013

By the end of December, interns are nearing the midpoint of their first year of intense, hands-on work with patients. That's long enough for the young doctors to feel committed to their chosen career but not nearly far enough along to see the finish line.


Why Can't Ted Stay Out Of The Emergency Room?

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Unlike airlines, hospitals don't offer perks or first class upgrades to people who frequently visit the emergency room. In fact, patients like these often get worse customer service, like the apocryphal boy who cried, "Wolf!"


Doctors Look For A Way Off The Medical Hamster Wheel

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Some primary care doctors feel a bit like airline ticket agents. Seeing patients is like trying to find seats for passengers on an oversold airplane. Someone's going to leave the office unhappy, and the computer work never seems to stop.


It Came From Norway To Take On A Medical Goliath

Friday, May 10, 2013

A company that got its start assessing the risks of ocean-going vessels now checks U.S. hospitals for quality. Known as DNV, the firm is bringing competition to an area of health care that obsesses insiders yet is little known by patients.