May 14, 2013

When you’ve been working for a living as long as I have you pretty much know what you’re going to be facing when you come in to the office in the morning. You’ve got the routine down. Sure there are unexpected developments, but they fit within [read more...]

May 11, 2013

When a Big Event has been off on the horizon for a while and now it is, suddenly it seems, rapidly approaching, the time sense changes. Priorities shift jarringly. Embellishments are dropped. Essentials prevail.

The feeling of days and hours passing so quickly through no special [read more...]

May 11, 2013


      Red Lawhern and Tom Nickel
      introduce the Practice Standards project

      Can a lot of people work together
      to produce a useful document for patients?

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May 11, 2013

Rethink Actively

You can help a lot by doing just a little

Watch and listen to Dr Maisel’s two brief introductory pieces

Then contribute even one Comment on one of the three questions

Use the menu at the top, or these links:

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May 9, 2013

Results are mixed so far on audio/video recording in a Google Hangout. Dr. Eric Maisel and I successful met in a Hangout, with full sound and picture. I interviewed him along the lines we had talked about earlier and he was prepared to comment on. [read more...]

May 9, 2013



Watch and listen to this 2-minute description of what we will be rethinking over the ten week Phase I of this MOOC.

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May 9, 2013


This piece focuses on how the conversations we can have here, and others like them, can make a substantive change.

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