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Communication

“The greatest enemy of communication, we find, is the illusion of it.”

William H. Whyte

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Death of a superhero

Lenny Robinson, a local superhero in the Washington DC metro-area, died early this morning in Maryland when his Lamborghini suffered car trouble. Pulled over on the side of the road, he exited his car and was struck by another vehicle.

Mr. Robinson was known for dressing up as Batman and riding in his “Batmobile” to visit sick children at local hospitals – truly an inspirational characters. He became famous after a video of him being pulled over in 2012 for not having a rear license plate.

Read a great Washington Post article about him here.

A view of the other side

Click here to access a great article written by the wife of a resident – good read for both residents and their significant others.

Hospital network hacked

Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, has recently been victim of hackers who tapped into their systems and obtained private patient data.

Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, has recently been victim to hackers who tapped into their systems and obtained private patient data.

Breakfast rounds

When your team has no inpatients in the hospital, it’s never a mistake to meet at a restaurant for breakfast.

OR hallway

Many OR workers may never see such a sight, but this is what an OR hallway should look like.

Many OR workers may never see this clear of clutter, but this is what an OR hallway should look like.

Angioplasty

Only 25% of hospitals in the US have the capability to perform coronary angioplasty. In the UK, that number falls to 10%.

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