Monthly Archives: July, 2012

A party to remember!

Over the years, I have purchased Thin Mint Girl scout cookies, silver earrings, magazine subscriptions, and vitamins to show support to my patients. I have even attended my share of Pampered Chef and Mary Kay parties. Thus, when a patient of mine informed me she was hosting “parties in the home” as a way to …

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In the Blink of an Eye. . .

In the blink of an eye, a robust twenty year-old patient of mine converts from drilling with a jack hammer to existing in a permanently vegetative state due to a bolt of lightning striking him. Fifteen years later, he is still comatose. In the blink of an eye, another twenty-year old patient flips a vegetative …

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Atentive to Detale

One of the biggest challenges of running a medical practice is hiring and managing employees. In the last twenty years, I have hired (unintentionally) a methadone addict, an embezzler, multiple dingbats, two dyslexics (not an asset when their job was filing), and a receptionist who insisted she had to clock in at seven each morning …

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