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Dr Shawn A. Banks

A male doctor -- one who sits on a number of committees at a big hospital in Dallas -- was just lately quoted within the Dallas Medical Journal, that feminine physicians earn much less, they usually “select to...
I checked out my life via the lens of an outsider: It seemed fairly good. Funding. Shows. Publications. Nice job, and an important household. Examine, verify, verify. I checked out my life via my very own lens, an insider:...
Few issues in major care give affected person and physician mutual and instantaneous gratification. It’s been some time since I decreased a “nursemaid's elbow” or a spontaneous shoulder dislocation apart from my very own, or a finger dislocation, however...
Due to my father If you lose a dad or mum throughout childhood, it results nearly every little thing you develop into.  Choices about life naturally stem from enduring this trauma.  Some attempt to type households early and substitute that...
In July, 2009, the household of Massachusetts teenager Yarushka Rivera went to their native Walgreens to choose up Topomax, an anti-seizure drug that had been protecting her epilepsy in verify for years. Rivera had insurance coverage protection by...
As I defined to my medical pupil this morning that I used to be ordering an ultrasound on a affected person first as a result of the insurance coverage firm wouldn’t authorize a CT scan with out it,...
It’s been mentioned on the earth of enterprise that folks solely purchase two issues: good emotions and options to issues. In medication, the one most vital issue that brings sufferers by way of our doorways isn’t a “towards”...
A physician writes prescription, pharmacist fills prescription, insurance coverage covers prescription. Easy, proper? However that’s not the best way it really works anymore. Some modifications are good. Gone are the cryptic abbreviations and illegible handwriting -- changed by laptop printed scripts, or...
Physicians all over the place are having to take care of ever-shrinking time slots with their sufferers. Each physician (or nurse) would like to have extra time if potential, and it’s most likely one the largest frontline frustrations...
The surgical group filed out of the affected person’s room. I seemed over my shoulder to see a shaken daughter holding the wrinkled hand of her quiet, aged mom who lay within the mattress. I shuddered as I...


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