In business it’s been suggested that the customer is always right. And in medicine the patient is always right. Right about their perspective. Right about their agenda. Right about their hidden agenda Right about their symptoms. Right about their story. Right about what they're most concerned with. Right about what they ... Continue Reading about The Patient is Always Right – But Right About What?
I watched a news segment this week about the rising popularity of telemedicine. The segment profiled a doctor and showed him conducting a telemedicine visit in his home. To my surprise he was wearing a stethoscope around his neck. It got me thinking about telemedicine and stethoscopes. I asked my wife, ‘what’s he plannin’ do with that stethoscope, I ... Continue Reading about The Truth About Telemedicine and Stethoscopes
The first thing I heard from my team after starting full time telehealth was the exhaustion that seemed to set in at the end of the day. I have noticed this myself. After 8 hours of back-to-back virtual engagement with parents I found myself with a kind of telemedicine fatigue that’s hard to describe. Then I started hearing the same sentiment from doctors on ... Continue Reading about Telemedicine Fatigue and the Stress of Remote Care
This is a sample of this week's 33mail, the 33 charts weekly newsletter. It's a collection of the best stuff I found over the week. Check it out and if you like it please sign up over to the right or click to our 33mail page to learn more. I will be on Facebook Live March 29th at 1PM CST discussing some of these stories and more with Dr. Mark Shapiro, host of the ... Continue Reading about COVID19 Craziness – 33mail March 28, 2020
“EVERYTHING WE DO BEFORE A PANDEMIC WILL SEEM ALARMIST. EVERYTHING WE DO AFTER WILL SEEM INADEQUATE” – Michael Leavitt Why are we writing this? The COVID-19 pandemic has reached a point where containment is no longer possible. The COVID-19 threat is real, and rapidly getting worse. Many of you are very nervous, some are unsure of the validity of the information you ... Continue Reading about COVID-19 Update – A Message from Concerned Physicians
Twitter during COVID-19 is filled with commentary and conversations about coronavirus. ￼There’s some really good information. And it's been clearly established that we're facing a serious situation. Beyond that there’s lots of noise — nervous chatter about things that we can’t control and stuff our tweets will never change. In our efforts to help (especially us ... Continue Reading about Twitter During COVID-19 – 4 Tips for Less Noise