Month: December 2007

Wash Your Feet Every Day

Every once in awhile I realize that Urban Blight Memorial is in a totally different world, and the patients there live a totally different life, despite being less than 10 miles from the downtown of a five time superbowl championship team, and less than 10 miles from where I grew up. Yesterday’s fastest patient exam of the day went a…

The ER Gift Card

Here’s a great viewpoint on the high costs of ER care and what ends up being a “class structure” for healthcare.  Let me know what you think.  If you like the article, give it a Digg. Powered by ScribeFire.

Things overheard in a coffee shop

An otherwise not-worldly-wise looking woman, sitting at a table right in front of me.  She’s talking about living in Berkley, then moving ‘back east’.  She first mentions a women’s clinic.  Then she mentions a methodone clinic.  Then the people she met while working on a needle exchange program. Here’s the kicker…she’s working on a “Narcan Project”.  She wants to give…