Category Archive: Physicians

On Losing One’s Bladder

What happens when the physician becomes the patient? What happens when the physician is a urologist and the disease he has, is something he’s treated before? Joseph Salisz can explain what happens because… Continue reading

Reach For Your Best!

As a 4th grader in Jackson Mississippi, Ivor stood outside a hospital room and listened to her father scream, “Let me go…let me go…” as three men held him down for a spinal… Continue reading

Physicians Need Social Media

When patients hear the term “The Empowered Doctor” they may ask “I thought physicians were empowered. Staff, systems ,procedures are controlled by them. What am I missing ?”**  “Doctors in their prime are… Continue reading

What ever happened to old school medicine? It’s still around…

“Nothing connects doctor & patient faster than a simple moment of pure listening. Not just waiting for your turn to talk, but real listening.” Tweet by Dr. Steven Eisenberg, January 5, 2013 I… Continue reading

Patient-Centered Medicine Part 2

The etymology of the word “Patient” is described on  Webster’s site  as: derived from the Latin word patiens, the present participle of the deponent verb pati, meaning “one who endures” or “one who suffers”. Patient is also… Continue reading

Patient-Centered Medicine Part 2

WE ARE ALL PATIENTS! The etymology of the word “Patient” is described on  Webster’s site  as: derived from the Latin word patiens, the present participle of the deponent verb pati, meaning “one who endures” or “one who… Continue reading

What happened to "old school" medicine?

Times they are a-changing.  My dad wouldn’t have liked what’s happening. C. A. Hoffman, Jr.  was an old-school physician.  Often, to the chagrin of his office staff, he spent real time with his… Continue reading