Tag: Healthcare

Different Sides of the Pond

| February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Great story in The Pathologist entitled “An Ocean Apart” — How pathology differs on either side of the Atlantic – and how it doesn’t by Michael Schubert What exactly is a boot? Or a biscuit? Or a chip? If you pictured part of a car, a sweet treat, and a French fry, you may be […]

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To Sign Out or Not to Sign Out? Part 2: The Fax Machine

| January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

I received a lot of feedback offline about Part 1 of this post (see: “To Sign Out or Not to Sign Out? Part 1” ) from a number of pathologists echoing my sentiments on the issue of turnaround time in general and needs/expectations from clinicians and patients about getting their results in a timely manner. […]

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Airlines Vs. Healthcare – I Choose Airlines

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

A couple of years ago (it really doesn’t feel that long) I referenced a comical video I came across looking at if the airlines operated like healthcare.  There were references to an outdated paper-based system of getting your documents to the appropriate airline carrier for different flights and coordinating with baggage services to handle those […]

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