Living in a dream world, an upgrade is a downgrade

Never in my wildest dreams did I see this one coming.  I have been nearly ecstatic with the feature of HL7 direct importation of laboratory results into my EHR.  For months I have been waxing on eloquently about patient involvement with projecting laboratory results onto a large screen TV at the point of care during … More Living in a dream world, an upgrade is a downgrade

We have “siloed” ourselves from each other

Gone are the days of chatting in the doctor lounge, ribbing, consoling, discussing difficult or challenging cases. Cramped, concealed, closeted we have become.  Hospitalists, doing their hospital work, nursing home docs managing the difficult to manage, family docs stuck in their office. The primary care doc no longer traverses the different arenas of the medical … More We have “siloed” ourselves from each other

Thank you @EDDFoundation for asking the question, “What tips do you have for caregivers?”

I have attached a picture with this answer to help address the question.  Sometimes words cannot express an answer.  My mother is the personification of Caregiver.  She had tragedy strike early in her first marriage, while pregnant with my sister, near term she developed pneumococcal pneumonia as did her husband.  He died before ever seeing … More Thank you @EDDFoundation for asking the question, “What tips do you have for caregivers?”