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The Hospital Is No Place to Rest

Posted on: January 30th, 2014 by Mindy Ruben No Comments

The Hospital: No Place to Rest.

Lesson #1: Shhhh!!

If hospital personnel could act like they’re in a library, maybe patients would have a better chance of resting. Surely they are able to either whisper or be silent altogether when they’re surrounded by books. You’d think they could do the same when they’re around sick human beings. (more…)

We’re A Designated Dignity Zone.

Posted on: December 12th, 2013 by Mindy Ruben No Comments

Encompass HealthCare is a Designated Dignity Zone.
“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” -Plato 

We judge wounds. We judge wounds for thickness, infection, progress, depth, width and length. We judge treatment effectiveness and we’re not afraid to change modalities from one moment to the next. After all, there is no dignity in hanging on to a treatment plan that isn’t healing.  (more…)

Empathy

Posted on: March 1st, 2012 by Mindy Ruben No Comments

Empathy is our motivation.

Kitty Carpenter is our office facilitator. She’s also one of our top empathizers. She feels for people in the best possible ways. Once you understand the concept behind Kitty, that her whole reason for being is to care for others, then it’s easier to grasp the motivations behind Dr. Ruben and everyone he employs.  We all have a heightened sense of empathy where wound healing is concerned. (more…)

Listening and Wound Healing

Posted on: February 17th, 2012 by Access Computer No Comments

Listening and Wound Healing

It’s unfortunate they don’t teach you how to listen in elementary school.  I’m thinking 4th, 5th and 6th grade listening classes would grow our society immeasurably. Three classes could be offered: (more…)

Winning the Wound Care War

Posted on: February 10th, 2012 by Mindy Ruben No Comments

WOUND CARE WAR

Winning the wound care war care leads us into the wonderful world of healing. Here, you’ll learn how utterly amazing your body functions to repair itself, how it’s always ready to initiate the healing process and how we can intervene when that process goes awry. (more…)

 

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