More Chronic Care Caveats

More Chronic Care Caveats Your patients have been through a lot. In fact, unless you or a loved one have been through a protracted illness, it can be difficult to imagine. This is where compassionate care can really help recovery. They want to finally be free from pain. Not just medicate it away! If there…

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Blueberries, vegetables and exercise, or cigars, sex and coffee…

The Secret of self-actualized life- is it blueberries, vegetables and exercise, or cigars, sex and coffee… This past weekend, I finally got to wind down after our months long SuperConference build-up. It was a great event; most docs were ecstatic with the content and opportunities, despite the very harsh realities of private practice today. It…

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Another Lesson on Systems…

A powerful lesson on systems from M. Mitchell Waldrop in his book, Complexity referred to in Deep Survival by Laurence Gonales, a must read book! “All complex adaptive systems anticipate the future…every living creature has an implicit prediction encoded in it’s genes…every complex adaptive system is constantly making predictions based upon its various internal models…

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'I like his stuff but I hardly know this guy…'

For 9 months, every movement was constant pain. During this time, I showed up in the office as the coach, every day except for the hospital admission. Spent half the days or more, between MRIs, EPs, neurosurgical and neurology consults on my back, in my office. More on that another time.

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It's now or never: Fixing Healthcare with Common Sense

So, how can we help? Lets make sure we educate ourselves first and foremost as to what’s wrong with our current system and push our lawmakers toward better consumer choices. Take a real hard look at their differences on these topics when you vote and support any politician, as some are huge. Let your patients know who these consumer friendly elected officials are in your area are too.

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