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Considering Everything – Except What We Should…

July 5th, 2017 | No comments

Periodic random thoughts on growing older but hopefully wiser…  First, I’ve actually been negligent in keeping my blog up-to-date – probably much to the delight of some of my readers 🙂  In large measure, the negligence was due to our family’s preoccupation with Mom’s worsening Alzheimer’s.  So, I apologize for missing blogs in recent weeks […]

Article Of The Week

June 27th, 2016 | No comments

Information for your Consideration… “The Unseen” is one of those lay articles that you must read.  It is from June 20, 2016 issue of The New Yorker.  It discusses the search by a group of microbiologists for the answer to the Great Plate Count Anomaly – where many, many plated bacteria simply do not grow […]

Approaches To Alternative Care Delivery

June 1st, 2016 | No comments

Ideas and thoughts on how care delivery can be transformed… The Impact of Improved Patient Safety and Hospital Readmission Reductions – Patrick Conway, MD, the CMS Acting Principal Deputy Administrator and Chief Medical Officer recently highlighted a report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) which revealed 39% reduction in preventable patient harm in U.S. hospitals […]

Article Of The Week

May 21st, 2016 | No comments

Information for your Consideration…  You may not know this but the second-most-translated book after the Bible is the early 17th century book, Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, which according to a recent survey of 100 novelists was listed as the best book of all time.  Cervantes created the modern novel and with Don Quixote […]

The Occasional Random Rant

April 28th, 2016 | No comments

Sharing perspectives on issues that rise to the top… Paying Taxes And Pondering The Future – As the many millions of us filed our taxes on April 15th, there were many who were also pondering the future state of our great nation. The debates – or, should I refer to them as slap downs – […]

Article Of The Week

April 8th, 2016 | No comments

Information for your Consideration… On Getting A Bit Older – A good friend of mine recently sent me birthday letter as part of a “birthday in a box” project for me when I turned XX (J) last month.  The idea was for all my friends to send me letters and cards since most of the people […]

Some Unsolicited Parisian Observations

April 8th, 2016 | No comments

Random thoughts after a trip to Paris… In celebration of reaching a special birthday, my wife gave me a trip to Paris (my favorite city, after San Francisco).  I had the chance to visit many old haunts and wander around.  In fact, I easily met the 10,000 steps per day criteria while visiting this wonderful […]