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Personal Development 101

I am a personal development enthusiast. Ever since I can remember I have been looking for a better way to do everything. Our almost unlimited potential for personal growth is one of the reasons I am excited to get up and get after it every morning. I included this...

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Leaders Have Followers

Leaders Have Followers

Physicians have a great opportunity to reassert themselves as leaders in their organizations. We are going through a messy period where traditional medicine was organized around the physician, whether he was a great leader or not, to physicians being employees of...

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7 Ways I Use Evernote to Be Productive

Staying organized is the foundation of being productive. You will waste time and energy if you don't know what to work on. As a physician who bounces between patient care, patient safety, echocardiography, and online entrepreneurship, I need a system to organize the...

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The Central Line Bundle

If you practice inpatient medicine and insert central venous catheters, you have likely heard the term central line bundle but were not sure what the bundle was exactly. A bundle is a group of actions that help prevent central venous catheter infections when taken...

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Medical Tapes, adhesives, and how to get them off your skin

Medical tapes are an afterthought for most healthcare providers. However, they can be a point of pain and injury for patients. Knowing the difference between the medical tapes available can help you take better care of patients and avoid skin injury or device...

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Central Line Placement CPT Codes

Once you have finished inserting a central venous catheter, it's time to document your hard work. Clear documentation of the procedure, techniques used, and potential challenges related to central line insertion are important items to include. Many physicians don't...

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Ketamine use in the Operating Room

Ketamine use in the Operating Room

Ketamine has seen an explosion in use as part of a multimodal analgesic regime as well as for treating chronic pain and depression. While generally regarded as safe, there are some patients for whom Ketamine usage may be detrimental. What is Ketamine? Ketamine is a...

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