Teams are the future of healthcare. Many of the new changes to healthcare are similar to the best practices of the NFL. In Your Healthcare Playbook, Dr. Deruelle uses the NFL, the most successful franchise in American history, to break down the information so that it's easy to understand. You will hear insights from key members of the NFL as well as some of the foremost doctors and safety experts who will help you and your family stay safe.
With over 20 years in practice, Dr. Deruelle comes to the rescue with a nonpartisan in his explanation of the law. He uses simple football terms to help you understand how to navigate your new healthcare.
Dr. Dennis Deruelle is a physician and National Medical Director of Acute Services for IPC Healthcare/TeamHealth, one of the largest suppliers of healthcare professional staff and integrated care providers in the country. Dr. Deruelle helps hospitals and hospital systems across the country improve their quality, safety and efficiency. He is a national speaker and consultant with expertise in how the Affordable Care Act affects the new value-based world of healthcare.
Dr. Deruelle completed a fellowship in Hospitalist Medicine Leadership and the University of California at San Francisco. Dr. Deruelle was Chief Resident and did his internal medicine training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill after earning his M.D. from Albany Medical College. An accomplished musician, Dr. Deruelle has performed at the National Aids Conference among other venues. Together with his wife Erin, he has 6 children and resides in Tampa, Florida. Find him at DennisDeruelleMD.com.
Gawande, a practicing surgeon, addresses his profession's ultimate limitation, arguing that quality of life is the desired goal for patients and families. Gawande offers examples of freer, more socially fulfilling models for assisting the infirm and dependent elderly, and he explores the varieties of hospice care to demonstrate that a person's last weeks or months may be rich and dignified.
Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Being Mortal asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end.