Monday, November 13, 2017

BLOG: Don't always expect new changes to make sense

The road to health care reform is not a straight line. There are twists and turns in the road, and even some dead ends and detours. With the amount...


Wednesday, November 08, 2017

How much do you really care about pain?

How important pain is depends upon whether you’re the one causing it or the one experiencing it. To our patients, all pain is important. Several years...


Tuesday, November 07, 2017

BLOG: The story of a Hiroshima bomb survivor — Part 1

Paul Satoh, MBA, PhD, had been a patient of mine since 2007; he is now 81 years old. He is not only a patient but also a friend....


Monday, November 06, 2017

BLOG: Patient-related outcomes: A novel way to prevent burnout

The age of outcomes is upon us. In fact, payers are demanding health care providers collect data on exactly how well they do their job as...


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

BLOG: LAI antipsychotics as first-line treatment for schizophrenia

Long-acting injectable antipsychotics are among the most effective treatments in psychiatry, yet they continue to be underutilized in...


Monday, March 20, 2017

BLOG: Kimberly J. Butterwick, MD, shares cosmetic pearls from AAD 2017

I just attended the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, and, as in every meeting, heard a lot of...

Infectious disease

Friday, September 16, 2016

Tweets in the time of Zika (or Ebola or cholera)

I was excited by the prospect of restarting my blog after a hiatus. I queried my editor. He wanted me to be topical, but novel — male-to-female...


Thursday, August 18, 2016

BLOG: A three-step approach to contouring the face

The aesthetic ideal of a slim, sculpted face has gained wide acceptance over time. With the popularization of makeup contouring techniques,...


Monday, August 01, 2016

BLOG: A 53-year-old patient with intestinal spirochetosis

Andrew H. Zabolotsky, MD, is a second year gastroenterology and hepatology fellow at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia,...


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Insights into modern era interventional training in structural and congenital heart disease

The field of interventional cardiology has seen a dramatic rise not only in the number of coronary...