Welcome to Grand Rounds: the Impact of Healthcare Reform. For this edition of Grand Rounds, Vol. 7 No. 11, we’re focusing on the impact of healthcare reform: what are the changes to healthcare delivery, utilization, quality, costs (either as a provider or a patient) and outcomes. After all, these changes affect everyone, whether you’re a patient, a healthcare provider or a biomedical researcher.……..
My ossicles shiver at the sound of your nameThat’s the first verse, go read the rest.
My cochlea swirls at the sound of your voice
I get symptomatic labyrynthitis when I see your beauty
And my world becomes vertiginous when you enter it
People often assume women gravitate to certain professional fields because they have an innate liking for the work. Women become pediatricians because they love babies, for example, or they become veterinarians because they love animals.So why are women flocking to colon and rectal surgery as an occupation of choice? ………….
The American Medical Association had a press release on November 22nd and announced findings from their survey on the impact of insurance company preauthorization policies. Surprisingly, they discovered that these policies use physician time and delay treatment. It's funny, because preauthorization policies were designed to save money. And I imagine they do, for the insurer, but they cost money for everyone else. ………..
Wow, these are lovely but I don’t think my relatives would like to have their food served on them. H/T Street Anatomy. (photo credit).……………………………………….
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