#Weekend Wisdom

I’ve never been a reader but recently, I’ve come to enjoy it. This is something that I read and wanted to share since it was something I took to heart. “Ready or not, some day it will all come to an end. There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours or days. All...

We have the best talks

When it comes to patient outcomes it’s not a question of the most advanced technology that provides the best care; It boils down to communication.  At its most fundamental level the physician/patient relationship is about the interaction and what is expressed...

Blood isn’t the only thing that makes you family

Adoption. At times this word seems very foreign to me. Which is odd since I am adopted. I think the best part of my family which is full of many different backgrounds, bloodlines, and personalities is that we love each other unconditionally. Which was taught by our...

A cure for the common code

From the billing department…   There is often confusion when dealing with insurance companies and doctor’s offices and what we as a patient will have to pay. I have taken some of the most common questions among patients and listed them below to help give you a...

That’s snot what that means

Oftentimes patients will make the declaration “My snot is green, I need antibiotics!” I’m uncertain where this popular belief that green mucous means that antibiotics are required originated from, but it just isn’t true. I wish it were –...