Headed to SXSW 2018? I've done the heavy lifting by curating a super list of the best health care talks and events at SXSW interactive. Think of it as the ultimate guide for the health care power user. If you’ve not done Health SXSW you’re in for a treat. SXSW is the original anti-disciplinary conference. It brings together minds and ideas in ways that no other ... Continue Reading about Health SXSW 2018 | The 33 charts Super Guide
I struggle with the idea of where to put my ideas. In the past I’ve thought about this as the Medical Media Continuum. So I ran across this post by Austin Kleon. He sees his output in two buckets, stock and flow. Flow is your feed and stock is your durable output. It’s drawn from a 2010 post on the subject by Robin Sloan: Flow is the feed. It’s the posts and the ... Continue Reading about Stock and Flow
I’ll be highlighting some of my tags here periodically. You’ll find tags at the bottom of the post in a small, muted font. I use the Doctoring 101 tag on 33 charts for posts that deal with the nuts and bolts of caring for patients. These posts cover the tips and tricks that work for me as a full-time clinician. It’s how I do the things I do as a doctor. This is the ... Continue Reading about Doctoring 101 – 33 charts Tag Spotlight
For many of my colleagues sharing ideas is an epic production. 5000 words, weeks of preparation, peer approval, boss endorsement, pages of references, etc. Sharing ideas, we’ve been taught, is an epic production. We are bred to believe that ideas are shared only when they’re done. We think that value only comes with the finished product. But this is how the ... Continue Reading about Medicine’s Epic Production
I hear this occasionally on Twitter: “My doctor gave me his cell phone number so I can call him whenever I have a problem.” Occasionally I hear from physicians that they give their cell phone number to their patients. While some practice situations necessitate this (rural, solo practice or concierge) in other circumstances I don’t think this is fully thought ... Continue Reading about Should Physicians Give Their Cell Phone Number to Patients?
A California doctor accuses Sutter Health of ...engaging in unlawful and unfair business practices, including wrongfully terminating and punishing doctors who disagree with, and refuse to follow, various policies and practices of the giant health care system. Those policies and practices, as detailed in the lawsuit, include reducing "Leakage" (the referral of ... Continue Reading about Sutter Health and the Changing Face of the Working Doctor