Patients Value Safe Storage

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The world of healthcare is one of many scientific studies, papers, trials, presentations, and research. Rarely does research of a subject within other disciplines compare to that within healthcare.

Granted, a 20-page technical analysis can be pretty dry reading–no matter the subject. Yet, I reviewed just such a paper recently, titled “Healing Environments: What Design Factors Really Matter According to Patients?”

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Thank a Police Officer


I sat in Mass a couple of times over the Christmas Holidays and oddly (given the season) my mind wandered to Police Officers.

My mental wanderings began simply enough, noting that a retired police officer was doing the mass readings, the teenage son of another officer was the altar server, and how the wife of a detective was serving communion.  Within the pews were other active duty and retired police officers, detectives, commanders, and their families. Continue reading