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#HealthXPH: To Err is Human; To Forgive, Divine

I’ve been doing virtual ward rounds on Zoom with medical students since last month. Many of them have expressed being overwhelmed, knowing that they have so much to learn. Repeatedly, I have tol…

Should healthcare professionals talk about politics?

It’s election season yet again in the Philippines, and all social media platforms are abuzz with conversations about the candidates. I know who I’m voting for! But should I answer when pat…

Reflections on Adaptive Expertise

[Keynote Address at the 2021 UP Manila Orientation for New Faculty] Chancellor Padilla, our esteemed Vice Chancellors, Deans, distinguished members of the Committee on Instruction, and my fellow facul…

Telemedicine: The Natural Evolution of Healthcare

The quote photo below is from an article written by John Lynn, entitled “Could the Future of Healthcare Not Include Telemedicine?” It was written in 2017, before the COVID-19 pandemic. Tel…

Use of Language in Patient Medical Records

This morning I chanced upon a tweet about a recently published JAMA article – It was a qualitative study of clinical encounter notes, that looked at both the positive and negative ways physician…

Why are you still on Twitter?

I joined Twitter last June of 2010 … and I’m still here. I looked up what I’d written related to Twitter on this blog and the oldest post I saw was September 2010 when I recommended …