Nineteen-year-old Vesha Gilbertâ€™s toothache had become so unbearable, she ended up where no one wants to be: Sitting in a dentistâ€™s chair, cringing at the thought of having her decayed back molar pulled.
Originally published on Thu December 6, 2012 8:05 am
More than 10 years after she was a internal medicine resident, Dr. Vineet Arora still thinks about how her shifts used to end.
She says the best shift change was one that didn't require her to transfer single patient to the next bunch of residents. "A good sign out was 'nothing to do,' " she recalls. "When I trained, you worked here until your work was done."
Originally published on Tue October 30, 2012 12:41 pm
By Scott Hensley
When a storm hits, people count on the local hospital to be ready â€” no matter what.
But when Sandy slammed into New York City, one of Manhattan's biggest hospitals buckled. After the power went out in Lower Manhattan, New York University Langone Medical Center's backup power generators failed, too.
That led to the evacuation of more than 200 patients to other hospitals, including Mount Sinai Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Patients were still being moved Tuesday morning, the Huffington Post reported.