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He’ll be right in to see you

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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 […]

Bullying of Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis patients

November 6, 2014

While I think health care social media is such a powerful, resourceful and life-changing patient medium, I can’t help but get depressed each time I check in at Facebook and review the desperate but VERY REAL posts from brave members of the various Crohn’s/Ulcerative Colitis “Groups” to which I subscribe and read about patient after patient who must “fight” simply to be treated with dignity by their own physician.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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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