Group of creative thinkers want to redirect health care

A solo open-sea sailor who likens the nation’s managed care system to a leaky boat is directing a new organization that he hopes will revolutionize America’s health care delivery system. “When you are a hundred miles from shore and your boat develops a leak, which has happened to me, it is no time to start […]

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  • In midlife, Maryland psychologist switches from clinical services to bank robbery consulting

    Richard Ottenstein, Ph.D. of Owings Mills, MD, has practiced psychology for nearly 30 years, focusing on a broad array of clinical services. After so many years of an hour-by-hour schedule, he hankered for change–not career change but switching to another discipline in psychology. Ottenstein found a novel niche: He became a specialist in crisis management […]

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  • Psychologists are now assigned to 12 Navy aircraft carrier battle groups

    A pilot program started five years ago that assigned a clinical therapist aboard a Navy carrier has grown to include 10% of the service’s complement of 120 psychologists. Lt. Cmdr. Scott Johnston, Ph.D., who heads up the Navy’s Psychology at Sea program, said that 12 aircraft carrier battle groups now have a psychologist assigned. The […]

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