Thursday, June 4, 2020
Bill Belichick

New England Journal Replaces Logo with Pic of Bill Belichick

BOSTON, MA - While Atlanta blames anesthesia for the Falcons' epic second-half collapse in Super Bowl LI, Boston continues to celebrate.  In the latest set of festivities, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM or the...
stone & chisel

New Stone & Chisel Medical Record a Huge Pain in the Ass

LOS ANGELES, CA - A new stone & chisel medical record system implemented by hospital administrators at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center earlier this week is drawing the ire of health care professionals, calling it "ridiculous,"...
swat team elite HIPAA stormtroopers

Elite HIPAA Stormtroopers Raid Hospital, Kill 48, Secure 1 Chart

BOCA RATON, FL - An elite HIPAA Stormtrooper unit raided Madre De Díos Hospital when it was alerted that a nurse had left a chart open in the nurses station when she ran to a...
doc hunt

Video Game Review: Doc(ument) Hunt

Pros / Doc(ument) Hunt is a fun follow-up to Nintendo's Duck Hunt that allows medical providers to channel their rage against paperwork by shooting up flying charts. Cons / The fun wears off quickly as you're overwhelmed...

Russia Hacks Epic, Introduces New ‘Putin Theme’

LANGLEY, VA – On the heels of recent revelations suggesting Russian hackers were involved in data leaks during the 2016 presidential election, the CIA has discovered that Epic, the electronic medical record giant, has...

Computer Resuscitated After 6 Rounds of Ctrl+Alt+Del

NASHVILLE, TN - Gomerblog is happy to report that a code team at Nashville Medical Center (NMC) has successfully resuscitated an old nurses station computer after 6 rounds of Ctrl+Alt+Del. "The computer became so slow that...
notes rounding

Surgeon General Finishes Rounding on 320 Million Americans, Dreads Writing Notes

WASHINGTON, DC - Late last night a very visibly tired Surgeon General of the United States Vivek Murthy finally finished rounding on every American in the United States, a patient list of about 320...

The Difference Between Sharting & Charting

Why hello boys and girls!  Today's topic, we try to tell the difference between another two often-confused terms: charting and sharting.  Let's go! Charting refers to the process by which health care providers replace face-to-face...
paper airplane, paperwork

Stack of Paperwork Transforms into Fleet of Paper Planes

CHICAGO, IL - Internist Jenny Richardson sat down at her clinic desk this morning to find an undesirable stack of paperwork (you know the kind) hiding her computer's mouse and keyboard.  "Ick," she said...
doctor on computer

Alternate Co-Signatures When Supervising Residents

So there you are, reading your resident's notes and you have to write the co-signatures.  I know what you're thinking: it's so BORING!  It's usually some variation of "I performed a history and physical...