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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,…

Inspired Or Defeated ?

The last few days have been rough. The emergency department is overcrowded and patients have been…