Monthly Archives: November 2011

You’re fired…

Sounds like a Donald Trump line doesn’t it! Cheryl Foster, Director of Home Health at GVMH, sent an article to me that she thought would be a good blog topic.  I appreciate Cheryl sending me the article because it’s difficult … Continue reading

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I gotta go!

Second only to “I love you” the sweetest words the parent of any toddler will here are “I gotta go”.  My son is officially potty trained at 2 years 9 months and 27 days! I am convinced that a child potty … Continue reading

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Being thankful.

It’s Thanksgiving week and Thanksgiving signals the start of the Christmas season.  In many homes and many communities the lights come on and the tree goes up about the same time as the dishes are put away from the Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Supercommittee = Superflop

It should come as little surprise that the bipartisan supercommittee tasked with reducing the federal deficit by 1.2 trillion didn’t succeed.  The committee has worked on a proposal for 10 weeks but could never agree on tax increases or spending … Continue reading

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Who’s responsible for rising healthcare costs?

Who do you think is responsible for rising medical costs.  I came across this link the other day http://www.LetsTalkCost.com and I’d encourage you to check it out and select your scapegoat. North Carolina Blues has launched a campaign, Let’s Talk Cost, … Continue reading

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What’s cookin?

It’s no secret that our FANS Department has accomplished a lot over the past couple of years.  Going from the bottom 5% to the top 10% in patient meal satisfaction is no easy task and the only way for it … Continue reading

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Team GVMH – getting dirty

I make it a point to post blogs about examples of teamwork at GVMH and why teamwork is important to effective patient care.  This blog is going to take a bit of different slant. A couple of weeks ago GVMH had … Continue reading

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