I Miss ‘Marcus Welby MD’
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Granted, the ‘Marcus Welby MD’ show was a bit paternalistic, homophobic, and at times corny, but it had a certain twist (the elder Welby was a progressive thinker compared to his younger colleague, Dr. Steven Kiley, who was something of … Continue reading

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2014 Fickle Finger of the Year Award
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Once again it is time to post the winner of the Fickle Finger of the Year award for dubious achievements (in health care). When Roan and Martin dispensed their award on some unlucky recipient for fumbling the ball (often, a … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Healthcare
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On the first day of Healthcare my health plan gave to me: Coverage they just had to deny On the second day of Healthcare my health plan gave to me: Wrong E-O-Bs On the third day of Healthcare my health plan gave … Continue reading

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“I Think I Might Have Ebola”
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You’re working a shift in your urban hospital ED when the triage nurse comes up to you and says: “I’ve got another patient with a fever who thinks they might have Ebola”. This is the third patient in two days … Continue reading

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