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Medical Mistakes Out of Control!

Here’s a sobering statistic for you…

Believe it or not, the total number of medical errors and deaths in the U.S. equals SIX jumbo jets crashing every day! 716 more words


Finding Work Using Social Media

Out with the traditional, in with the new!

With social media everything is hashtags, viz.

  • #Overseasjobs
  • #Freelance
  • #Healthcarejobs
  • #Jobseekers
  • #Patientsafety
  • #Medicalerrors
  • #Malpractice
  • # PatientAdvocates

Let’s see if any of them is worth ($ literally!) the effort. 95 more words

Failure To Listen

Screen Flashes And Pop-Up Reminders: ‘Alert Fatigue’ Spreads Through Medicine

Some people receive constant reminders on their personal smartphones: birthdays, anniversaries, doctor’s appointments, social engagements. At work, their computers prompt them to meet deadlines, attend meetings and have lunch with the boss. 1,191 more words

Health Industry

How good should a doctor strive to be?

I was in a meeting with staff and peers. We were going over goals regarding charting and billing. I do understand that it is important to get the billing in to the insurance company in a very timely manner, however with the complexity of patients, documentation is more then just hitting the right checkboxes to qualify to get the best insurance compensation. 373 more words


Health: The Most Dangerous Place to Be

While there are times when it is unavoidable and very necessary for your survival, one of the most dangerous places to be health-wise is in the hospital for several reasons: 614 more words

Overall Health And Wholeness

Mission Statement

I would like to introduce myself. I am an (early) middle aged Family Medicine doctor, living in rural America. I am not a writer. (“- 282 more words


Bad start but a great week

On the evening of Sunday, June 5th, Rachana’s temperature reached 101.6 with the ear thermometer, while the mouth thermometer showed 100.6. We are instructed by the doctor to call their 24 hr line if the temperature crosses 100.5.   833 more words

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