7/20/14 Whatever Happened to Graceful?

Things just aren’t what they used to be…not by a long shot. It doesn’t seem like so long ago when I could just grab the edge of my pickup truck and simply and gracefully swing over up and into the back, and just as gracefully place the same hand on the edge and simply hop…

5/8/14 Patient Advocacy Chapter 3

ARMC welcomes RevPoint medical point-of-sale software. We see point-of-sale software everywhere else, so why not at hospitals? There’s a few things about this that I like, and a couple of things I don’t. Well, nothing’s perfect, and hospitals, just like any other business entity, need to get paid for the services they offer, since they…

5/3/14 Patient Advocacy Chapter 2

After my hospital adventure with the kidney stone, I return home on Tuesday, April 22, pain medicine in hand, to wait it out until I went to see Uroman, my long-time urologist, on Friday the 25th. He knows me well and is a friend as well as my physician. He has always been helpful, lays…

5/2/14 Patient Advocacy Chapter 1

When you are a patient, who do you suppose is your best advocate? The clerks at the hospital admissions? The people in billing? In insurance? The folks in your doctor’s office? Your doctor? Nope. None of them. It’s most likely going to be you, and you will have to learn how to become one if…