Category Archives: Medical 2015

HELP, I’VE LOST MY HEART

Slice of Life/Caregiving/Unconditional Love By – Sheri de Grom I’m desperate. I’ve lost my heart. I’ve looked everywhere. Last night in a panic I cleaned everything, and I do mean everything. At the end table by my favorite chair I … Continue reading

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HEALTHCARE NO LONGER INSURABLE, BIPOLAR AT 68

ACA/Medical 2015/Insurance/Bipolar by – Sheri de Grom An irony of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is that millions of people have gained access to insurance but their deductible is so high that it’s left them uninsured. Providers are reporting the … Continue reading

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THE VETERANS AFFAIRS ADMINISTRATION AND RESPONSIBLE DATA

VA/Veterans/Medical 2015 by – Sheri de Grom The most recent Inspector General (IG) report reveals egregious problems with enrollment data within The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The report identified so many complications it was impossible to determine how … Continue reading

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A FEW THOUGHTS ABOUT OUR HEALTH CARE

Healthcare/Medical 2015/One Woman’s Opinion by – Sheri de Grom Statistics regarding our U.S. healthcare system are often alarming and baffling at the same time. Numbers I’ve discovered while researching one topic or another include the following: We’ve created a healthcare … Continue reading

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DOC IN THE BOX SAVED MY HUSBAND’S LIFE

Medical 2015 by – Sheri de Grom I started this post several months ago and had an entirely different opinion of Urgent Care Clinics. What we’d often called ‘Doc’s In A Box,’ saved Tom’s life on March 23, and they … Continue reading

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CONCIERGE MEDICINE – IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

Medical 2015 by – Sheri de Grom The emerging model of concierge medicine has its roots in both patient and physician frustration. BASIC CONCIERGE MODEL Patients pay a monthly or yearly subscription fee to join a physician practice. The physician … Continue reading

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