Atrial fibrillation Health Care Health Care Reform

A good plan denied…

Smart doctors will take help from wherever it lurks. Today, advice on doctoring came from an unlikely and well-camouflaged source. (I always ask: “where are you talking to me from?”) He was advising me from a warm cubicle in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  It was a paternalistic male voice—another doctor, he said. Obviously, he was savvy, disguising […]

Doctoring Health Care Health Care Reform


I present interesting cases to colleagues often.  Because it is educational and good for patient care, and because I like to.  But it has been many years since I was mandated to present a case. It seems that I am not the only doctor exasperated by this pesky new barrier to patient care: “doctors-in-cubicles.” An old […]