Pathology

Most Popular Medical Questions of 2016 by State

2016 is complete, and we combed through the data at Google to find out what were the most popular medical questions asked by state (click the map to enlarge): What is New England's obsession with...
morgue

Hospital Morgue Morning Rounds Initiated After Family Insists Patient “is a Fighter”

CODVILLE, CT — Following a 211-day stay at St. Rodger’s Medical Center ICU, including two weeks of uninterrupted asystolic cardiac arrest, patient Joseph Smith, 96, was transferred to the hospital morgue after being deemed...

Female Doctors Now Required to Show ID During Flight Emergencies

ATLANTA, GA - Delta Airlines announced that "all female physicians will need to show identification during an in-flight emergency."  They are coming off of their latest controversy where a flight attendant wouldn't believe a female African-American...

KevinMD Rescues Burned-Out Physician from Tree

ATLANTA, GA - Kevin Pho, or better known as KevinMD, rescued another burned-out physician from a tree Saturday.  Here's why. "I was so burned out, I climbed a tree and then I just couldn't get...
hats

How Many Different Hats Can a Medical Provider Wear?

It's not uncommon in modern medicine for any given health care provider, whether it's a nurse, PA, or doctor, to have multiple roles or wear multiple hats: a clinical hat, an administrative hat, etc....
calling pathologist

Calling Pathologists Multiple Times Does Not Expedite Reports, Study Finds

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – A new study sponsored by the College of American Pathologists concluded that there is an inverse correlation between the number of times a physician calls a pathologist and the time it...
pencil by medical specialty

Describe this Pencil by Medical Specialty

Your specialty of choice fosters a certain way of doing things. We polled residents from several different specialties and asked them to describe this pencil. Family Medicine: I’m already behind on my descriptions for four...
blood, pool

Olympic Officials Apologize for Pools Filled with Blood

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio Olympic officials have once again apologized profusely for all of the Olympic swimming pools being filled with blood this past week.  Officials have concluded that someone mistakenly added...
endless loop

Pathology and Radiology Reports Recommend Correlation with Each Other, Endless Loop Ensues

BOSTON, MA – The ICU team of a local area hospital had struggled for days with an increasingly slow EMR for one particular patient. “At first I thought it was just temporary, but it just...

Want Patient’s Info Sent to Personal Phone? Upgrade EMR to “Hillary Mode”

OAK PARK, IL - Dr. Demi Cratt, growing increasingly frustrated with logging in to review patient’s electronic medical records, finally called her hospital’s help desk for assistance.  She was excited to discover a new...

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