Category: Social Work

Mar
3
2014

Tips for Talking with Your Doctor

by Juliette Kleinman
3.3 Blog

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), patients who have good relationships with their doctors tend to be more satisfied with their care and have better results. … More…

Feb
25
2014
2.25 Blog

Hospital for Special Surgery and the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation hosted a Facebook chat on Lupus and General Health. Participants asked many questions, but our room full of experts could only … More…

Nov
13
2013
11.13 Blog

Did you know that November is Family Caregivers Month? There are 42 million family caregivers in the U.S which provide 80% of long term care to chronically ill and disabled … More…

Jun
26
2013
lupus pregnancy 610

On May 14, Hospital for Special Surgery and the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation hosted a Facebook chat on Lupus and General Health. Participants asked more than 160 questions, but our room full of experts … More…

Mar
25
2013

Social Work Role in Orthopedics and Rheumatology

by Berenice Adams and Emily Dorfman
social worker talking to patient

Social workers are integral members of the health care team, working closely with doctors, nurses, nutritionists, physical therapists and other professionals to care for the whole person. We work with … More…