Health Care 101

Whether we like it or not, beneficial changes in our health care system will not have any lasting effect without aligning incentives of big health care players involved, including payers, providers and most importantly, the patients. Continue reading
We provide and support ways to improve and maintain the personal health of our patients while our patients provide and support the health of our careers and livelihood. We depend on our patients as much as they depend on us. Continue reading
While caring for Ms. A overnight, I made the incorrect decision to administer a cardiac medication to treat her disease that is known to increase the risk of bleeding during surgery. Committing and dealing with a medical error is one of the more humbling experiences in the field of medicine. Continue reading
To survive medical school one must be genuinely interested to learn, be ready to jump through hoops when necessary, and be prepared to experience the ups and downs of caring for patients with serious illness. Continue reading
Whether it be a physician, nurse, physical therapist or social worker, health care providers of every kind will often have patients on their service with such serious quirks that the quality of their treatment and recovery may be at risk. Practitioners Continue reading →

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