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EMTALA; We Are Fa-mi-ly

EMTALA; We Are Fa-mi-ly. In the late 1970's, emergency departments all over the United States not only triaged patients for illness, but also for their ability to pay the bill for emergency services. It was not an uncommon activity for private hospitals to transfer indigent patients to county and city hospitals to avoid the loss of revenue for caring for them. That is why the Regional Medical Center at Memphis was established: to shoulder the burden of indigent care so that the large... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, October 31, 2017
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Run Faster

Run Faster   What does the next few weeks bring to the world surrounding the Stone? The Holidays. The word holiday has an interesting feel to it. It seems to spark emotions in people one way or another. A woman came into the office yesterday stating that her sons and daughter-in-laws still haven't opened their Christmas presents from last year. She was profoundly disturbed over the lack of love and charity in her life. I told her that money could not buy happiness and gifts... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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Rooster in the Hen House

Rooster in the Hen House Has the world gone mad? That's a question that comes up frequently in discussing the stressors in our world. It seems that every news cycle captures one heinous event after another. Just when we think we heard the worse thing possible, something comes up that trumps it. Fact is usually stranger than fiction. Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched a crackdown on stem cell clinics in California. The FDA believes these centers are peddling... Read More
Posted by Amanda Sanders at Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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