Physicians possess life and death decision making power. Physicians also possess decision making over when a patient is admitted into the hospital and which patients are admitted for hospital observation only, which is a teaser for another of my blog posts. Physicians... Read more
In its great wisdom the U.S. government capped the number of medical residencies in a 1997 law to contain costs. Each new resident costs the government $100,000 per student or $9.1 billion to teaching hospitals. It takes 8-10 years of schooling, residency and... Read more
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The Caregiving Trap: Solutions for Life’s Unexpected Changes
Caring for aging parents and family members with declining health can stir up a range of feelings that include guilt, sadness, and exhaustion. Learn how to cope with the unexpected role of caregiving and care receiving.