“Power Up”, the New Game by Hasbeen

You are NOT going to believe this but the same idiots are at the same game. It is actually so laughable that it is hard to type right now. Ok, it’s called Powering-Up Primary Care Teams: Advanced Team Care with In-room Support and here you go: However, “a new team model is bubbling up across…

Wasping

A new recreational drug is taking flight among the meth heads:  bug spray.  More specifically, the budget party crowd is using spray that kills wasps, which can be inhaled or injected for a cheaper high when the top-shelf meth is presumably not available (this has actually been going on a couple years, bu the media is just catching…

Don’t Be Fooled on Asset Protection

I constantly come across articles and information trying to scare physicians into buying complex asset protection schemes like at this site. I get calls periodically from physicians that attend medical conferences at which “asset protection specialists” detail expensive offshore trusts and “Nevada trusts” and “interlocking LLCs”. They want to know if they should be moving…

Safe Staffing Levels…… What?? Are You Mad?

 I support this one. This is one nursing issue I can get behind. “A memo in support of the bill states that safe staffing reduces adverse patient outcomes, citing research funded by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The data, the memo states, have shown hospitals with lower nurse staffing levels have higher…

A HISTORY OF NPPs–A PERSONAL VIEW

THE PARADIGM SHIFT: ONE DOCTOR’S VIEWPOINT Many of us who have practiced for years are well aware of the value nurse practitioners(NPs) and physician assistants(PAs) have brought to the medical team. There was a time when there was a mutual respect amongst all within that physician-led health care team. Every role was well-defined and each…

Would You Do It Again?

It was a hot summer day when I dropped my daughter off to march in a local, small town parade.  I remember the road being under construction and gravel under my feet as I walked to find a spot to park my chair and watch the parade go by.  Another Mom from our group pulled…