AutoFrustrate

I sent a quick text to my boss at work today.  I referred to patients in our usual abbreviation ‘pts.’ My dutiful file system photo album, entertainment, education, a.k.a. phone; changed it to say pets. In essence I bothered her at work while I am enjoying a day off  asking how we can obtain MP3 players … [Read more…]

Competing Hemispheres

Left Brain Report To: Nursing Manager 1. Washer is unplugged and non-functional. Based on the electrical burn odor I suspect the motor is ruined. Reason: overfill and industrial use of home style washer. 2. Budget Justification: Replacement of appliances, mattresses, bedding and supplies necessary to care for growing number of patients who are incontinent not … [Read more…]

Oprah for President

Oh, and I do mean O what fun to imagine the campaign and term or two with Oprah Winfrey as commander in chief. She already has millions of fans, is a powerful, impassioned, and proven orator. She has demonstrated grace, courage and humility in the public eye for decades with limited scandal. Oprah connects with … [Read more…]

Cartoon Coping

As a kid,  I had no imaginary friend. I did have a constant cartoon station playing in my head. It was a audio-visual processor with instant replay, color, speed control all set strictly for comedy. This was before color TVs,when 3 TV stations existed and operated a mere 19 hours of the day. My independent … [Read more…]

Convenient Is Not Simple

Day off task:  Get new primary care physician in Indy I want to stay in same health system Fully integrated electronic medical records Good to great patient service experience so far Did my research and due diligence- decision made Now- let’s make it so! I go to the ‘convenient’ on line chat. Here’s what happened. … [Read more…]