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For the love of a robot?

Imaginez … Il s’approche et vous demande si tout va bien, remarque votre air fatigué ; vous propose un café. Vous lui racontez vos ennuis, en versant une petite larme, pendant qu’il range la vaisselle. 24 more words

Techniques And Technologies

Thy Rod and Thy Staff

Sometimes, before I walk into a room with certain patients, I take a deep cleansing breath and whisper, Lord, give me strength.  I just know what’s waiting for me on the other side.   342 more words


Guest Post: Will Rep-Less ORs Improve Surgical Consistency?

OrthoBuzz occasionally receives posts from guest bloggers. The following commentary comes from David Kovacevic, MD in response to a November 14, 2016 article in The Washington Post… 533 more words

Practice Trends & Tips

Use Self-Education to Partner with Your Doctor

Working as a team can help you and your doctor achieve better results.

Self-education is an important part of managing your chronic illness. You are encouraged to learn all you can about your illness and to take positive steps to treat your condition. 124 more words

Is this about Doctors or Patients?

A recent story in Crain’s New York Business cited the difficulty small independent medical practices face coping “with declining reimbursement rates from insurers, rising overhead costs and a torrent of new regulations that have come into play in recent years.” According to the article, only 26% of NY State physicians now own their own practice, compared with national rates of physician ownership of 76% thirty years ago. 321 more words

Doctor-Patient Relationship

Chugging Along

It’s the morning after Election Day, and the world still has a sort of surreal quality to it.

I awoke this morning with a sense of fear. 483 more words


Coats and ties: A consideration of professional attire in the medical field.

By Jason Lippman, MD

For a century, the white coat has been the symbol of the medical doctor. Today, the vast majority of medical schools in the US begin with a White Coat Ceremony. 1,006 more words