Nearly Half of Patients Don’t Understand What You SayThe headline — Mall of the future: dinner, movies and a colonoscopy – really caught my attention. Obviously having a colonoscopy at the mall sounds a bit misplaced. However, the economics outlined in the article make sense. The other reason it caught my eye was the sequence: dinner, movie and a colonoscopy. Not to be … Continue reading "Nearly Half of Patients Don’t Understand What You Say"
Getting the MOST from your ADVANCE DIRECTIVESThe pendulum in healthcare has clearly swung; “Colorado passes medical aid in dying, joining five other states”. Amazingly, to me, it happened during my relatively short healthcare career. It was 1990 and I was in medical school when congress passed the Patient Self Determination Act (PSDA). That law mandated that healthcare organizations “inform patients of … Continue reading "Getting the MOST fr...