Monday’s Muse: NHAMCS Data Gives Food For Thought Day 22

When I started the challenge, I didn’t consider the Thanksgiving holiday or relocating. Rather than stress myself to meet a self-imposed challenge, I will take…

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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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Thursday’s Thoughts: Hospitals Are Harming Black Patients Day 18

Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S.  A PubMed and a google search using medical errors and race yielded nothing…

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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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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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Wednesday’s Reality: Medications Do Harm Day 10

Littering the hall and bedroom floors are boxes and items to pack. I want to leave Massachusetts, but will Texas be my final destination? That…

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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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Tuesday's Blues: I Am Not Happy

Tuesday’s Blues: I Am Not Happy Day 2

On my way down, it’s a challenge to be happy. I struggle with feelings of hopelessness, helplessness, and being a burden to family and friends….

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Finding Work Using Social Media

Out with the traditional, in with the new! With social media everything is hashtags, viz. #Overseasjobs #Freelance #Healthcarejobs #Jobseekers #Patientsafety #Medicalerrors #Malpractice # PatientAdvocates Let’s…

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WTF is Wrong With Medicine? | Tedx

Is medicine killing you? Lissa Rankin, MD at TEDxFargo Third leading Preventable cause of DEATH is Medical Error “Stress is feeling disconnected from source.” “Medicine…

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PARENTECTOMY On SALE in Boston

Parentectomy on Sale at Boston Children’s Hospital STOP the sale now! This is a PRECEDENT in sleazy hospital medicine.  Anyone with the authority to end this,…

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