Pathology

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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

Physician Gives Herself Tuberculosis so She Doesn’t Have to Get Any More Flippin’ PPDs

LITTLE ROCK, AK - University Hospital pulmonologist Roberta Koch has had it with getting yearly PPDs, so she has come up with what she sees as a foolproof method of never having to receive...

Physicians Hold Drexit Vote, Doctors Exit Medicine

KANSAS CITY, KS - A large, synchronous exhale was heard this morning as the results of Drexit, or Doctors Exiting Medicine, came in.  Millions of doctors around the country voted to leave medicine this Saturday....

Physician Recruitment Ad Statements and What They Really Mean

Ad text Actual meaning Established medical center is a state of the art, modern, newly renovated hospital   The MRI works 12 hours out of the week, and the cost of that new fountain in the lobby will...

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