Winter 2009

Winter 2009 (Volume 12, Issue 1)

Patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are living longer with successful antiviral therapy; however, recent reports suggest inc…
 
Whether you think it’s a step forward or backward, the Supreme Court of Washington State recently issued a ruling in a case that adds some clarity to …
 
Although treatment of hepatitis C requires months of medication and significant provider time, the disease itself tends to progress slowly, usually ov…
 
We all want to “do the right thing,” and we all have found ourselves in positions where it was not clear what the right thing is or, worse, where seve…
 
The Health Services administrator comes through humming. Crunching numbers again, she thinks if they all work together, they can satisfy the County co…
 
As a medical professional, you spend each day providing much needed treatment to others, but what happens when you, the provider, become the patient? …