ophthalmology

Ophthalmologists Report Hindsight More Like 20/80

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Top ophthalmologists announced this week that hindsight, long thought to be 20/20, is actually much closer to 20/80.  “This is a surprise to all of us,” announced David Parke, President...
EHR cursing

Report: 55% of Time Spent in Front of EHRs, Other 45% Spent Cursing at...

BOSTON, MA - In a report that is both shocking yet not shocking at all, a Harvard University report states that health care professionals spent 55% of their work day in front of an...

What Medical Moms Really Want This Mother’s Day

We recently met with a few medical moms and compiled a list of what they really want this year: A pager that never rings Patients that are compliant Children that play quietly while talking...
scrub top

Nurse in Crisis: Tuck Scrub Top In or Not?!

ASHEVILLE, NC - Breaking news into Gomerblog as OR nurse Sara Khan is facing a life-changing crisis as she debates whether or not to tuck in her scrub top into her scrub pants.  Asheville...
password

Providers Now Required to Change EMR Password Every 20 Minutes

KEARNEY, NE - In yet another initiative to safeguard patient information and enhance HIPAA compliance, Kind Humanitarian Hospital (KHH) enacted a new policy requiring providers to change their EMR passwords every twenty minutes. Hospital administrators...
avocado toast

It’s All Good: Avocado Toast More Effective Than Steroids in the Treatment of Septic...

NEW YORK, NY - The most important publication since the release of the Sepsis-3 guidelines, a multi-center trial led by a team of physicians at Cornell University published findings in the latest issue of...
nurse eye roll

Breaking News: Nurse’s Eyes Get Stuck After Aggressive Eye Roll

ORLANDO, FL - Beth Stanfield, a middle-aged nurse, was transported to the ophthalmology department earlier today when her eyes got stuck in an aggressive eye roll.  Colleagues reported that the veteran nurse had just...
coughing

As Nurse Leans In for a Listen, Patient Can Think of No Better Time...

BOSTON, MA - As Nurse Ned Franks leans in with a stethoscope to listen, patient Andy Charles can think of no better time today than right now to start a violent coughing spell right into his...
Class of 2007 medical school reunion

At Medical School Reunion, Class of 2007 Celebrates 10 Years of Debt, Utter Exhaustion

BOSTON, MA - This Gomerblog author was on-hand for his Boston University School of Medicine Class of 2007 reunion last night, and it was nothing short of a pure joy to reunite with old...
intubate ear canal

Tired Anesthesiologist Accidentally Intubates Patient’s Ear Canal

NORFOLK, VA - Once again fatigue has caused an unfortunate medical error, this time for anesthesiologist Gerald Williams.  Wiped out from a tireless overnight call, Williams did something that has never before happened in the...

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