Category Archives: Healthcare Today

Antiquated

Today was a good day.  There were only a few things on the agenda that needed to get done.  The first was to get the car inspected, but unfortunately, my place was closed due to a funeral, such is the … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken

To say that I and the people around me have had the year from hell is an understatement.  I have been waging battles and battles have been waged against me.  I have sought the counsel of friends, coworkers, partners, therapists, … Continue reading

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Runner’s Guilt

There is something inherently selfish about running. It really serves no purpose to mankind.  At least not overtly. I still haven’t gotten back into the running groove like I had intended.  There are reasons, so, so many reasons.  It’s cold. … Continue reading

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When you don’t see 50 patients a day

This blogpost was inspired by One Woman’s Quest who wrote in response to my blog Profit or Prophet:  Stick to your ideals! 25 people is more than enough, but 50? How is that supposed to be helpful? My doctor refuses to overwhelm herself … Continue reading

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Give Me Insurance or Give Me Death

If you haven’t found the Shinbone Star yet, check it out here.  I’ve reblogged a post I did about the Republicans failed attempt at repealing the ACA.  The folks at the Shinbone Star were spurred on to return to journalism … Continue reading

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Profit or Prophet

There is a financial pressure to see a lot of patients in a day.  Seeing patients equals revenue.  Revenue equals a paycheck for me and everyone else that I employ.  It also feeds the giant corporate machine to which I … Continue reading

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Resistance

I have a list of diseases that I hate the most.  I hate them because I have no way to fight them.  I have no power against them.  I push back and push back, but they don’t budge.  They laugh … Continue reading

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