About Hospital Medicine

About Hospital Medicine

ABOUT HOSPITAL MEDICINE Medically speaking, we came of age when physicians cared for their patients in the office and the hospital. We admitted them, saw them once or twice a year, and assisted with their surgeries. So when we decided to work directly for our patients...
Four Things My Grandmother Got Wrong

Four Things My Grandmother Got Wrong

FOUR THINGS MY GRANDMOTHER GOT WRONG My grandmother was a saint — hopefully yours was too. However, there are four things she told me that she got wrong, which we still hear from our patients occasionally. So, with all due respect to my grandmother:   Don’t pick...
Whole Body MRIs

Whole Body MRIs

WHOLE BODY MRIs A patient recently inquired about a program which offers whole-body MRIs and asked what I thought. First, as a short-term investment I suspect it is fantastic. These businesses — and I’ve seen plenty in the course of my career — have the world’s...