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Survivor: Millennials vs. Boomers

There is a lot to unpack here. First, the nation is shutting its doors and trying to quarantine itself in order to stave off COVID-19. Or are they? There seems to be a tremendous amount of disregard to social distancing by the millennials. The picture above is spring break in Key West. There is evidence…

Top Ten Things Doctors Don’t Care About During a Pandemic

Here are the top ten things that doctors don’t care about during a pandemic (or other medical crisis): Their patient satisfaction scores What the boss administrator says MIPS The Joint Commission CPT codes Useless committees and meetings 15 Review of Systems HIPAA The Pain Scale Their own personal welfare Think about this for a minute.…

Private Insurers Quietly Controlling US Health Care As Everyone Focuses on SARS-CoV-2

As everyone is focused on this global pandemic of COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2, I will go on ahead and keep writing about insurance monopolies quietly controlling the healthcare system in the US. In my last article, I hinted to insurance companies monopolizing healthcare: providing insurance to the people, managing doctor practices, urgent cares, and controlling the flow…

How I Am Using Sanitizer

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Best show on TV. Watch it while you are quarantined. In fact, see there quarantine episode. Season 9, Episode 7. Get our awesome newsletter by signing up here. We don’t give your email out and we won’t spam you Tweet

Village Idiots: Florida Legislature Passes Bill That Will Increase Access to “Healthcare Providers”

            If the USA is a village, then the village idiot lives in the Florida legislature. Never mind increasing scope of practice via increased education, more standardized education, and more stringent licensing exams, nope. Let’s just con a few village idiots, I mean legislators, and legislate the increased scope of practice. This bill is not a…

Tom in Isolation

I love that they gave him Wilson to hang out with. No, not Rita Wilson. He has her all the time. Get our awesome newsletter by signing up here. We don’t give your email out and we won’t spam you Tweet

Flatten the Curve

“Advice for the general public: How to “Flatten the Curve” by Mercy Hylton, MD Some advice as an emergency physician, daughter, mother and concerned citizen: 1. Help keep older relatives and neighbors self-quarantined at home. Same goes for those of any age who are immune-compromised (cancer-patients, on immune-suppressant meds for autoimmune diseases, etc.) Pick up…

Friday Funny: Sisyphus

Stay safe like Sisyphus. If someone has the source I would like to give credit. Very funny. Credit: Jason Adam Katzenstein from the New Yorker. https://www.newyorker.com/contributors/jason-adam-katzenstein Get our awesome newsletter by signing up here. We don’t give your email out and we won’t spam you Tweet