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Another Look: Nurse Practitioners, A Solution to America’s Primary Care Crisis

Just sitting here on a lovely Sunday evening catching up on some writing, relaxing, and decided to take another look at an article I’ve written about before. In this article, the bias is blatant. The article reports “the studies described in this report consistently show that NPs are significantly more likely than primary care physicians to care for vulnerable…

Back to School

I remember getting report cards in school and feeling so, so proud every time I got an A. I kept craving those high-achieving marks throughout my whole education.  From kindergarten to college, that’s who I was. But it didn’t stop in the classroom.  I wanted to get an A in my career. In my relationships.…

Are You Protecting Your Online Presence?

The details of your online presence have a strong influence on long-term sustainability for private practice owners. You already know that a strong online presence is essential to bring in new referrals and keep current patients engaged. But have you ever thought about what patients see when they Google you? Rest assured, it’s more than just your…

Toll Plied

(Author’s note:  while I am a rabid college football fan, I’m not a Bama fan.  I am Florida Gator, and we haven’t beaten Alabama since 2008, so I have my agenda.) “The University of Alabama on Monday reported more than 500 cases of COVID-19 since classes resumed last week.”  Earlier in the summer the university had announced plans to…

Quote of the Week: Martin Luther King, Jr.

“The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. Through violence you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the lie, nor establish the truth. Through violence you murder the hater, but you do not murder…

Race For A COVID-19 Vaccine Draws Scrutiny

Researchers say they are making progress in developing a vaccine that will curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, but some remain suspicious. Thirty percent of New York Metro area residents say they are unsure if they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if one were available and 25 percent say they definitely would not, according to…

We Need to Detain You

In order to be a successful dictatorship, you must create a climate of fear.  This means periodically arresting or intimidating innocent people and accusing them of serious crimes.  Eventually, the accused is released with a warning.  The theory is citizens who are afraid of committing minor infractions will not even think of doing something more…