Waking up this morning I went to let my dog out. As I open the door, the cold air hit me and woke me out of my sleepy state. I rubbed my eyes, and as I looked I could see the front yard and the...

I went into a local store to make a return the other day. The clerk asked me why I was making the return. I said because I made a hasty decision in shirt choices and it didn’t match my suit. She asked what was the...

As most of you are well aware, my father passed away just close to 10 days ago from a quick 6 week battle with pancreatic cancer. Since that time I have been in overdrive mode to make sure my mother is okay, I maintain my level...

Yesterday I had the fortune of reading a really good article that was posted on HealthLeaders Media entitled: "Why e-Scheduling May be Healthcare's Most Valuable App", by Scott Mace. I have to say that this is something that I am very hopeful for and completely agree...

I had the privilege of joining the Healthcare Price Transparency Tweet Chat last night. (#hcpt more on simpler here) During the conversation a few topics came up about patients understanding pricing better, the cost of healthcare, and being able to access the information. This made me...

I want everyone to meet Tomma Gooding Hargraves. Tomma is one of the 16% of people diagnosed with Lung Cancer that is fortunate to be a survivor. She has been able to work with the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina. Together she has been given...

The following is a true patient story: 68 yo male presents to his primary care physician due to complaint of radiating back pain on the right side, lower flank. 4 weeks prior patient had a full check up and yearly exam, clean bill of health, with...

Recently I had the privilege of speaking to a colleague and catching up on  a former project we had collaborated on regarding Multidisciplinary Care, or MDC's for oncology service lines. During the conversation we got on the topic of Nurse Navigators and Care Coordination in...