Did You Know? - Health Insurance Fact: HealthGrades, an organization that publishes rankings of hospitals and physicians, reported in a recent study that there were 241,000 deaths due to patient safety incidents between 2001 and 2003 - just for the Medicare population .
Doctor's Realm Quote of the day: The essence of the practice of medicine is that it is an intensely personal matter. The treatment of a disease may be entirely impersonal; the care of a patient must be completely personal. - Francis W. Peabody, M.D.