I’ve Got Good News and Bad News

If I asked you to explain the word “health” to me, you’d probably give me a pretty great definition. After all, we all know what it means to be healthy, right? Spoiler alert: Good health doesn’t just mean you eat right, exercise, are a great weight, and don’t have any ailments. According to the World Health Organization, health is defined as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” As you can imagine, as you age “health” … [Read more...]

It’s Time for Equal Rights

It’s possible I’m about to open up a whole can of worms with this post, but nonetheless, the very subject of equal rights is important. I know what you’re thinking, “Oh boy, he’s about to get political.” Nope, not the case. I’m not going to be talking about what’s going on in the nation. What I am going to address is something that’s going on in the medical field — more specifically, medical malpractice rights for Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physician’s Assistants (PAs). Let’s start with a … [Read more...]

It’s Time for Equal Rights

It’s possible I’m about to open up a whole can of worms with this post, but nonetheless, the very subject of equal rights is important. I know what you’re thinking, “Oh boy, he’s about to get political.” Nope, not the case. I’m not going to be talking about what’s going on in the nation. What I am going to address is something that’s going on in the medical field — more specifically, medical malpractice rights for Nurse Practitioners (NPs) and Physician’s Assistants (PAs). Let’s start with a … [Read more...]

The Feud in the Medical Industry

I’m guessing by my blog title, you’re going to assume I’ll be addressing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the recent election, and what may be on the horizon for the healthcare industry…am I right? While that’s a hot discussion, there’s actually a feud going on you may not be aware of, and it’s one that has some very high stakes — especially if you work in the healthcare industry or have a tendency to find yourself at a medical clinic often. Ever heard of the NCCPA or the AAPA? They stand … [Read more...]

The One Topic You Should Never Delay Discussing

I realize what you’re about to read isn’t an overly happy or pleasant topic. In fact, to many, it’s downright scary. It’s something many put off — that is, until it’s too late. What I’m referring to is end-of-life care. And before you think this blog may not apply to you, remember this quote by Benjamin Franklin — “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Here’s the real deal. In 2014, about 8 of every 10 of the 2.6 million people who died in the U.S. were on … [Read more...]