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Mergers and Acquisitions and the Affordable Care Act

As most employers already know, the Affordable Care Act (a/k/a ObamaCare or the ACA) now imposes health care insurance coverage requirements upon certain employers which have a certain number of full time and… 685 more words

Labor & Employment

Is Bundling Always Best?

In the world of overused catch phrases and key topics in the Acute Care industry, I’d say standardizing and/or bundling is going to be right up there with Healthcare Reform, primarily because the two are interrelated. 616 more words

As flu abates, Canada appears

I continue to recover from flu. I think the layer of fat helps me.

I got sent condolences from this blog’s occasional Canadian correspondent Anna Smith, who had initially been confused by… 250 more words


Catching Up

It’s been a while. Sorry.

I decided to invest a bit more into this blog this year. Last year was… eventful. Between having surgery on my wrist at the beginning of the year, my admission to a psychiatric hospital in October and in December, I had an ovary removed due to a (very painful) torsion. 73 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder

Hospitals and Me.

I have never been admitted to a hospital and I am 22 years old. I want it to stay that way as long as I live. 313 more words

By momentarily ceasing to construct self-concepts through daily experiences, you simplify and clarify your relationship with all things. .


My interpretation: We take our daily experience,

placing different importance on one situation over another,

as we value one person over another, 84 more words


Mirena IUD

So about 7 months ago I got the mirena iud, it’s supposed to be one of the best birth controls out there. Being over 99% effective against pregnancy, since I’m in a monogamous relationship, stds are the last of my worries….well maybe they’re not the absoulate last, but there down there on my list of “not to worry about” unless Corey decides to ruin a good thing but hey, I won’t pat my own back ;) … 162 more words