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When Consultants Give Bad Advice

It was my first year out of residency and I was working a night shift when a…

Lightning Does Strike

The fact that unexpected outcomes and rare events occur is one of the realities of medicine…

Electronic Health Records… what tomorrow brings?

Imagine: You are a physician at work seeing patients. Your computer detects that you are dictating…

EMTALA Today

Before you dive into post below, here is a short EMTALA reference card for those accepting or…

What is your time frame?

This week I had a unique experience. I was discussing a case with a neurosurgeon by…

Do We Rely Too Much On Imaging?

This is a question that is frequently asked each time an institution deliberates the need to…

Scribes: Pearls and Pitfalls

Much has been published regarding the use of scribes in the past few years. The position…

Standard Work

“Standard work” is a lean concept. In short, it refers to standardization of the work that…

Change…

If you have been working in healthcare for the past 15 years, regardless of your position,…