Why Starting My Electronic Health Record Journey was Actually a Pretty Cool Experience

Why Starting My Electronic Health Record Journey was Actually a Pretty Cool Experience

Last month I went to the doctor for a routine checkup… As a man in my 30’s whose blood pressure had never before exceeded the 120/80 gold standard, I was surprised to see my reading had ascended into previously uncharted territory… 146/93

I thought surely this was the work of the fast food mailers that landed in my box about a week prior.

Wendy’s, KFC, and McDonalds – in a single bundle… It’s as if Dave Thomas, Colonel Sanders, and Ronald McDonald had assembled in the afterlife to collude against my waistline.

For the most part I’m able to fight […]

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The 5 Stages of Emoji when Receiving Your Blood Test Results

You know that moment when you get the printout from your blood test and you think WTH am I supposed to do with this?

 

For me, my range of emotions cycle from confused to fatigued, with a couple bouts of frenzy & hysteria along the way.

 

Let’s take a moment to review…

 

Stage 1- Confusion   

“Why Did this ********* just hand me a sheet of paper in 2018?”

 

“I literally have 106 apps on my phone. “

 

“I hope this sheet of paper was manufactured from 100% recycled material.”

 

“And precisely where am I supposed to file this sheet of paper? On my refrigerator door?”

 

 

Stage 2 […]

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