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Settling in to Florida, despite the Hurricane, Black-Out, and landing in the Eleventh Ring of Hell where they deny Internet access. I guess I wasn’t too busy this last weekend so they hauled me off to the hospital for another bout of pneumonia. 84 more words


Hello Helsinki Hospital

So, before you start worrying, spoiler ahead, I lived.

Okay, that well documented terrible sense of humor of mine has been satisfied for the mean time. 1,607 more words


High-Need, High-Cost Patients: Who Are They and How Do They Use Health Care?


Issue: Finding ways to improve outcomes and reduce spending for patients with complex and costly care needs requires an understanding of their unique needs and characteristics. 170 more words

You catch more nurses with kindness

I hope you realize how devoted I am to you, even in times of stress. I managed to type that last post with one hand while trying to stop the deluge coming out of my nose. 510 more words


To the parents in the hospital waiting room

I saw you sitting there this morning.  Holding your child as you waited to get checked in, trying to smile and keep your baby cheerful so he wouldn’t be nervous.  651 more words

Just what are we doing?

Picture the scene.

You are 80.

You hear the phone ring, and, getting up from your recliner to cross the room, things go a little awry and you fall to the floor. 709 more words