Healthcare In The US Sucks If You’re A Black Woman

I am mad as hell at the healthcare system. It should be called deathcare because it’s not healthcare when it worsens health. There is nothing…

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Tuesday’s Thoughts: I feel light! Day 23

Did it! I am officially homeless. Oddly enough, I feel light. It was a challenge to move my stuff. I was not able to donate…

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Friday’s Question: What Is The Racial Breakdown Of Medical Errors? Day 19

Today, I attempted another way to find out about racial disparities in medical errors. I searched other surveillance reports, namely vital statistics/records, to see if…

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Wednesday’s Question: Why Are Hospitals Harming Black Patients? Day 17

Dr. Susan Moore, 52, owned her family practice. She tested positive for Covid on November 29, 2020, and was admitted to Indiana University Health North…

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Tuesday’s Thoughts: Forced To Pay For Deadly Healthcare Day 16

It didn’t matter that Tufts Medical Center missed two critical diagnoses that resulted in severe disabilities. Or that the treatment deviated from the standard of…

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Saturday’s Solution: Do No Harm Day 13

Solutions are everywhere if you care to understand the problems. One of the most significant public health problems facing medicine is racism. Racism harms, and…

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Friday’s Fact: Healthcare Is Broken Day 12

You don’t have to do things the traditional way. You can create your way of doing things. With TBI, you have to if you want…

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Thursday’s Thought: Change is hard Day 11

Change is hard. We are comfortable with familiarity. Why fix it if it’s not broken? Why fix it if it still works? It doesn’t matter…

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Thursday’s Epiphany: I got lousy healthcare Day 4

Such an epiphany to finally understand and appreciate consistency. When things are inconsistent, they’re unpredictable, and that can cause angst. My baseline inconsistency took on…

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Welcome Black Communities: Share Your Healthcare Stories

Share your Covid experience. Share your experience with the healthcare system. Join me Saturday, August 7, at 6-8 p.m. EST in The African-Caribbean Connect ClubHouse,…

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Healthcare Is Broken: Billing

Healthcare Is Broken will be a series that chronicles my journey as a patient in Massachusetts.  It has become necessary to document what has become…

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Share Your Massachusetts Healthcare Experience

To vent my anger, I started Failure To Listen (FTL). I was angry at Tufts Medical Center for its cruelty and harmful emergency department care…

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