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August 2nd, 2015

A funny thing happened on a walk around my neighborhood.

It's been a little more than a month since our post about the medical paintings of Robert Thom. Since the paintings were a new discovery for me, you can...

July 27th, 2015

The TriageMD team pulled together family and friends (some canine) and took part in a 5K run and walk hosted by Penn Medicine yesterday.

The funds raised at this event go to the Abramson Cancer Center and will be used for sarcoma cancer research and treatment. Half of the funds will be...

July 20th, 2015

Here’s an interesting topic: How physicians treat each other.


The medicine community on...

June 25th, 2015

Let’s talk about patient satisfaction.

It matters from a reputation angle; Yelp reviews are endemic. It matters from a professional satisfaction angle; nobody likes to be disliked. And it matters from a systemic angle; patient satisfaction surveys are now tied to Medicare...

June 16th, 2015

Today I stumbled across this wonderful gallery of 45 medical paintings by Robert Thom.

The collection, entitled “Great Moments in Medicine,” was commissioned between...

June 11th, 2015

My last article led up to the question “How did physicians lose so much power in the medical economy?” So, it’s time for some speculation…they simply got outnumbered.

This per...