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Bold Hospital Planning on Operating Over Thanksgiving Weekend without Administrators

New Brunswick, NJ – Reutgers Medical Center announced Wednesday that it may operate this Thanksgiving weekend without any hospital administrators in-house. “We have been practicing trial runs by having an on-call administrator on Saturdays but taking Sundays completely off,” Janet Summers VP of n…

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#Administration, #Patient_Satisfaction administration, patient satisfaction

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Joint Commission to Offer Board Certification

OHIO – The Joint Commission announced today the creation of a pathway to board certification in Joint Commission rules and inspection practices. “We are excited to offer a new qualification to those who seek more letters after their name, than in their name… Oh and by the way…

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#Board_Certification, #Doctor, #Joint_Commission board certification, doctor, Joint Commission

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20 Out of 10 Providers Annoyed by Patients’ Misuse of Pain Scales

Atlanta, GA – According to a new study by the Centers for Pain Control & Other Nonsense (CPCON), a whopping 20 out of 10 medical providers are annoyed by the gross and exaggerated misuse of pain scales in the adult population.  The study looked at 55 bajillion patients and their …

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#Pain_Scales, #Pain_Scores, #Pain_Treatment pain scales, pain scores, pain treatment

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Doctor Achieves Lifelong Dream of Quitting Medicine Forever

“Finally!” he exclaimed, throwing his white coat, scrubs, and stethoscope onto a pile of logs. “I can’t believe I made it!”
Meet Hunter McCutchen. He is 39 years of age.  He is a physician and he has never been more excited in his life.  You might be asking why.  You see, Hunter just achieved his…

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#Doctor, #Lifelong_Dream, #Quit_Medicine doctor, lifelong dream, quit medicine

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New Super Duper Minimally Invasive Transurethral Aortic Valve Replacement Gaining Popularity

NEW HAVEN , CT – Patients across the country are calling their doctors at all hours asking to be scheduled for the newest minimally invasive surgery, SuDMITAVR, which stands for Super Duper Minimally Invasive Transurethral Aortic Valve Replacement.  
The procedure was invented during an …

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#Aortic_Valve, #Heart_Surgery, #Minimally_Invasive_Surgery aortic valve, heart surgery, minimally invasive surgery

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Tele-GYNs Now Offering Virtual Pelvic Exams

Gwinnett, GA: OB-Gyns are the latest specialists to join the telemedicine craze in America, as Georgia Healthcare announced that their doctors, NPs, and PAs are now available to perform virtual pelvic exams.
“HD camera all setup and now I’m logging in”
The tele-Gyn service…

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#ObGyn, #Pap_Smear, #Pelvic_Exam ob-gyn, pap smear, pelvic exam

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