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Follow Up

Follow Up

Jan 28 2018

To my ER friends past and present who also spent countless hours reading textbooks by Tintinalli and Rosen among others, can you…

Flu… A Martian’s View

Flu… A Martian’s View

Jan 03 2018

From the article Doctors in SLO County seeing an influx of patients with flu: “If you start to feel those flu-like symptoms, like…

Malls and Hospitals

Malls and Hospitals

Dec 15 2017

A recent “1A” podcast about malls, plus the article Why Major Hospitals Are Losing Money By The Millions, sent me into fortune…

AMA should be DBU … (Don’t Blame Us)

AMA should be DBU … (Don’t Blame Us)

Nov 15 2017

Nothing makes me appreciate my general luck so far more than walking into work each day. A sad case and situation at…

If the Affordable Care Act was a car…

If the Affordable Care Act was a car…

Oct 19 2017

If the Affordable Care Act was a car, I’d call it a rusty Pinto… maybe drives; possibly street legal; not particularly sexy…

Standing, Kneeling, and Snowballs

Standing, Kneeling, and Snowballs

Sep 26 2017

I try to steer from politics, but with all the noise on Facebook about the NFL and anthems, I thought I’d type…

Price Transparency & Paper Prescriptions

Price Transparency & Paper Prescriptions

Sep 03 2017

In two of the three hospitals where I work patients are asked for their “preferred pharmacy” at the time of triage. That…

Rolling Dice

Rolling Dice

Aug 25 2017

When you see your doctor, hopefully you have a nice relationship already. Hopefully you can freely ask questions and choose paths together.…

Blurred Lines

Blurred Lines

Aug 21 2017

I had an unusual call a couple weeks ago from a patient in Illinois referred to us by a relative of another…

Pre-R’s Niche

Pre-R’s Niche

Aug 02 2017

“Don’t get me wrong. The model you have made for Pre-R is awesome. I love it. My point was that the Pre-R…