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/ February 24, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Just a short observation.  Medicine is immersed in the ‘customer service’ mentality.  We’re always reminded to be appropriate and understanding, ...
/ February 24, 2015 2 COMMENTS
I just finished a run of two shifts at Tiny Community Hospital.  Each was 24 hours in duration, separated by a 24 hour break.  As I have tried to explain to many of ...
Emergistan and Medicine
/ February 24, 2015 2 COMMENTS
I just finished a run of two shifts at Tiny Community Hospital.  Each was 24 hours in duration, separated by a 24 hour break.  As I have tried to explain to many of my colleagues, ...
/ February 20, 2015 1 COMMENTS
Pay clinicians for their EMR time!   I have a unique perspective as a physician.  Having traveled to many hospitals in the past two years, working as a locums emergency physician, ...
Faith, hope and love
/ January 18, 2015 3 COMMENTS
When we try to redefine Jesus for our own political or cultural needs, he defies us every time.  This is my column on the topic in today’s Greenville News. ...
/ January 2, 2015 0 COMMENTS
http://whimsygal.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Packing-Christmas-Ornaments-Away-5.jpg   January 2nd, the infant is packed away On one corner counter, the year-round creche, ...
Wife, kids, pets and home
/ December 6, 2014 1 COMMENTS
My column in this weeks’ Greenville News.  Enjoy the kids when they’re home!  And Merry Christmas! ...
Thanksgiving:  mission accomplished.   Check!
/ November 29, 2014 0 COMMENTS
Thanksgiving week checklist: Time spent with wife and four amazing children.  Check. Fed 28 family members and friends.  Check. Gave injured dog his medicine; sometimes, when he agreed ...
Issues, humor, hobbies and all the rest
/ February 24, 2015 0 COMMENTS
Just a short observation.  Medicine is immersed in the ‘customer service’ mentality.  We’re always reminded to be appropriate and understanding, especially when ...
/ February 22, 2015 1 COMMENTS
Thanks to the current Measles outbreak, the news is full of stories on vaccines and anti-vaxxers. The ‘blogosphere’ and ‘Twitterverse’ and all the other social ...