Doctor’s Last Drug-Rep Pen Running Out of Ink, Future Prescribing Decisions Uncertain

Cranquisville, USA – The Affordable Care Act of 2010 brought many changes to the US healthcare (insurance) system, and doctors have already felt the impact in many ways — in their finances, their reputations, their blood pressure readings. One component of the ACA in particular,…

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#Drugrep, #Medicaldecisions, #Prescribing drugrep, medicaldecisions, prescribing

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Hospital Staff to use Social Media to Update Patients, Direct Medical Care

“Dilated to 9cm, hopefully pushing soon. Facebook friends, should we start Pitocin?”
PHOENIX – Hospital staff at Trinity Hospital are now required to attend social-media-targeted family conference training and medical resource training.Hospital administrator Rob Hamilton…

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Ortho Writes Perfect SOAP Note, First No-Worder Note This Year

Los Angeles, CA – Cliff Kershaw of UCLA Medical Center etched his way into the record books early this morning as he wrote the fiscal year’s first perfect note. The southpaw orthopedic surgeon not only defeated his patient’s left femoral neck fracture with a successful operation free of com…

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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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Medical Students Return Home this Thanksgiving Ready to Diagnose Their Families

Miracles are coming early this holiday season as medical student prodigies across the nation are diagnosing family and friends with life-threatening conditions. Every year, the nations top medical students migrate back home for the holidays where they generously offer free medical council and…

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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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