Postpartum psychosis: a diagnosis for the DSMV

In a recent article, Margaret Spinelli, MD describes a proposal to the DSM-V committee of the American Psychiatric Association in 2020 arguing for the inclusion of postpartum psychosis as a unique diagnosis based on the cognitive disorganization that accompanies postpartum psychotic symptoms. The article clearly lays out the rationale for the inclusion of postpartum psychosis… Read More »

Coronavirus vaccines: Why are some countries recommending single dose for teens, young adults?

Concerns of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart, after a second COVID vaccine dose in teens and young adults has sparked several countries to turn to a single-dose vaccination tactic for that age group instead of the double dosage, according to multiple media outlets.   Officials in several countries, including England, Norway and Hong Kong, have recommended administering a single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech… Read More »

How to recover from a bad electronic health records implementation [PODCAST]

“Is your health care organization reeling from a bad EHR implementation? There have been rumblings from hospital leadership and congressional committees about the Veterans Administration (VA) Hospitals’ implementation of the Cerner Corporation electronic health record (EHR) replacing the VistA EHR. The $ 10 million EHR overhaul has been controversial since the staggered rollout started in… Read More »

Entrepreneurial Journey: NeeziieBabiie, Brow Beauty Queen

There’s nothing that we enjoy more than sitting down with a self-made entrepreneur who’s enjoyed a successful, prosperous career, and seeing what has made them who they are. That’s what we did recently, talking to NeeziieBabiie of NeeziieBabiie Beauty. Hers is an exciting story, not to mention a highly inspiring one, that we’ll share with… Read More »

People living with HIV in the media: irresponsible, unhealthy and ‘other’

People living with HIV were often presented as reckless or morally deficient, according to an analysis of Irish print media between 2006 to 2016. Little attention was given to broader structural and social factors related to HIV transmission or to recent biomedical advances. This research was conducted by Dr Elena Vaughan and Dr Martin Power… Read More »