Patient Centric


No Half Measures

For the last five (5) years, I’ve been an active patient. This means I see a plethora of doctors regularly in a variety of places/states/types of offices, I have a pharmacy in my bathroom for cancer treatments and all the side effucks, and I’m in infusions centers, phlebotomy labs and hospitals regularly. I also ask a LOT of questions about protocols and responsibility and who does what. These questions have led to meetings and advocacy for protocols that have actual consequences when violated. I’ve spent a lot of time at tables discussing my recommendations and addressing holes in the EMR and communication between groups/offices.

And I have come to a conclusion.

I’ve never been in an office or hospital or clinic or lab or anything associated with my medical care that is actually/truly patient centric. There are tons of people who care an awful lot about patients and work hard…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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