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buy canada goose jacket cheap 1. It is not my case and HIPPA forbids me from snooping into that patient’s chart or I go to federal prison. In my hospital we have 100% electronic records. I, even as a physician on staff, cannot canada goose outlet jackets get the computer to show me some other patients canada goose outlet miami record it will however set off an alarm in the IT department that “I” am attempting to break into a patients chart that I do not have the legal rights to view. For me to view that chart requires a very specific set of procedures involving canada goose outlet uk the top administrator of the hospital, the vice president of medical affairs, and the department chief. buy canada goose jacket cheap

canada goose clearance 2. Further, if I do know what orders the doc is giving that I disagree with, I might be wrong he might be right in his medical decisions. Those patients have chosen him as their doc, not me. Can you pronounce the word, ‘civil tort’. Check with you family lawyer, he will explain. canada goose clearance

buy canada goose jacket Now, as to my ignoring a doc who is drunk, or high, or whatever it does not happen on my watch, regardless of what the cynical on here may canada goose jacket outlet toronto think. buy canada goose jacket

canada goose Those of you who are not physicians on medical staff have zero knowledge of how many sets of eyes watch every move I make, every order I write, every canada goose outlet locations in toronto room I walk into making rounds, in the hospital. There may be bad hospitals somewhere that allow some impaired doc to roam the halls, but in my hospital there are no bad doc’s, we do not put up with them. Looks to me like those who are talking the talk are walking the walk. canada goose

Canada Goose Parka The real bad news is that just over 1/3 of doctors are not willing to report a colleague who is impaired or incompetent. I can understand why but it doesn’t mean that the situation is acceptable. First, incompetent and impaired were lumped, which defies logic. Then they separated incompetent and impaired in the “prepared to deal with” question. Canada Goose Parka

canada goose black friday sale As far as the end sum, it looks like less than 6% of canada goose outlet new york either incompetent or impaired docs aren’t reported, but again, was it impaired or incompetent? canada goose black friday sale

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