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“He’ll be right in to see you.”

      Your doctor appointment is scheduled for 5:30 PM and at 5:25 PM some very nice 30-something “small-business office attractive” receptionist leans into the waiting room calling out your name. For a nanosecond you think you’ve spotted flirtation in her eyes when […]

A Pain Management Doctor who should be a Radiologist!!

Recently I took my Mom to see her Pain Management Doctor.  As was the case the last few times she had an ordinary follow-up office visit, he was not there so my Mom was treated by a very thorough and kind Nurse Practitioner.  However, this time something was different about the office visit as it seemed the plan all along for the Nurse Practitioner to treat my Mom.  That probably would have been […]

Dr. Greenbaum, Rheumatologist – WORST DOC of the YEAR!!!!

December 4, 2012 – I came upon this Blog Post late last night when a respected Patient Advocate Colleague of mine, Casey Quinlan, had re-tweeted it with the added commentary that, “it’s only Monday but here’s my pick for Douche of the week.”  First off, I apologize to those who are offended […]

In-Network Doctors – Quantity over Quality

Last Friday, I went for an annual Ophthalmology “check-up.”  Since my Eyes are not my primary medical concern and I’m broke from all my other medical problems, I decided to “work my health insurance plan” to find a doctor and, in the process, take my own advice.  Mind you, while Crohn’s Disease and my Gut are to me what Kryptonite is to Superman (if you have never heard of “Crohn’s Disease Man” you […]

“The Medical Minute” – Understanding the often Long Wait at the Doctor’s Office

 Have you ever made an appointment with a Doctor and he or she sees you on the exact time of your appointment?  Probably Not.  This 1-Minute Video explains why that often happens and it has more to do with being a Considerate Patient than anything else.

This Video is one in a Continuing Series of SHORT VIDEOS (i.e., in and around 1-2 minutes) which provides helpful […]

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