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All I Do These Days Is Go To Funerals
Laverne H. Bardy
Author, Syndicated Humor Columnist, blogger
Friends are keeling over like dominoes. Every time one dies I run to my mirror, hoping to find something that will confirm I'm still too vibrant to go into the fertilizer business.
Will Video Chat Destroy the Doctor-Patient Relationship?
Author, 'Chronic Resilience'
Given past blunders, we have a ways to go with the industry as a whole, but I know that it is possible to integrate technology, maybe even video chat, with compassionate care.
Doctor's Office Etiquette: While You Wait
Lisa Mirza Grotts
Author, Etiquette Expert
We all know that doctors are often unable to meet their appointment times. The waiting room is called that for a reason. But you can make the wait more pleasant for yourself and others by following a few guidelines.
4 Things Your Doctor Doesn't Need to Know
Author of Swiped. Former Director New Jersey Division of Consu...
Doctors are bound by the Hippocratic Oath to first do no harm and while they may be very good, or even the best, at what they do, the continuing parade of breach announcements in the health care area is a clear indication that many haven't a clue when it comes to information security.
All I Want for Christmas Is Bronchitis: Scrooge and Healthcare
Creator: MyMediaDiary.com, Media Educator, Video Producer of "...
I jumped through the hoops of reciting my last ten days, hoping to speed up the journey to the antibiotic my fifty years with this body has trained me to rightfully expect when I can whistle Jingle Bells through my throat. Sure enough, they agreed.
In the Moment
College admissions counselor, actor, geek
If the doctor is talking to fast and you can't remember what he said two sentences ago? Speak up! Ask him to repeat himself. It's also a good idea to bring someone along with you that can be there to hear things as well.
10 Things To Bring With You To Every Doctor's Appointment
Leana Wen, M.D.
Health Commissioner of Baltimore City; Emergency Physician
Has this ever happened to you? You are at an appointment with your doctor. She asks you for something, say, the dosage of your cholesterol medication or the results of your recent blood draw you had. You think to yourself, shoot, if only I brought that with me!
The Doctor Will See You ... Sometime? The Longest And Shortest Doctor's Office Wait Times By State
'The Doctor Will Call You if Anything Is Wrong'
John Whyte, M.D., MPH
Former Chief Medical Expert and VP, Health and Medical Educati...
Sometimes the doctor will say "If you don't hear from me, everything is fine." Well, given the complexity and comprehensiveness of medical exams nowadays, that's probably not a good idea. And honestly, it's never been a good idea to assume no news is good news.
U.S. Doctors' Have A Big Secret
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8 Guidelines for Communicating With Doctors
Author, Speaker, Life Coach and Interfaith Minister
Many people see doctors as experts who are going to fix them and therefore give over all sense of personal responsibility.
Abby L. Ferber
Scholar and Author
Health insurance companies are not in the business of making healthcare easier for us; they are
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Abby L. Ferber
Scholar and Author
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