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He’ll be right in to see you

"He'll be right in to see you." “He’ll be right in to see you.”

“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 […]

Better Medicine thru Better Medical Histories

“When you live with a life-altering health condition – like an autoimmune disease, chronic illness or developmental disorder – there are bad days and good days without hows or whys. Maybe there’s a pattern to what hurts and what helps, but you haven’t found it.   Yet.

Betterpath is a free service that combines what’s happened in your medical history with what’s happening in your […]

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 […]

Must ePatients embrace mHealth w/ caution?

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First, the Music Industry was transformed by technology

Back in college, I was a serious music fan and collected “Albums” for the entire experience of reading the linear notes while listening, and possibly even using, the rare double album cover for more nefarious and deleterious purposes.  These days, at least one of those purposes is considered […]

Hospital Emergency Room – “Love em’ & Leave em”” – The Patient Consumer

2013-03-26 19.12.03

What Exit in New Jersey are you from?

This is a picture of MY “ROOM” IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM (”ER”), taken by me on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at a New Jersey Hospital’s Emergency Room (“ER”).  That hospital’s security personnel demanded I delete this picture from my phone under the guise that the […]

Crohn’s Disease, Humira, FDA, Respiratory Problems & “BOOP”

2013-03-26 19.12.03

What Exit in New Jersey are you from?

This picture of MY ROOM IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM (”ER”), taken by me on Tuesday, March 26, 2013, from a New Jersey Hospital’s Emergency Room (“ER”), was demanded to be deleted from my phone by that hospital’s security personnel as they escorted me out […]

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