I asked a Cardiologist if he had any terrible stories about telling patients that a painful test they had just done at a different institute would have to be repeated because the systems didn’t exchange records. “Actually, most patients have come to expect it, unfortunately.” The continuing lack of healthcare…

Poetically it happened while I was visiting the “Body Worlds” exhibit. My mother-in-law called to tell me that my father had just had a stroke. Wooden framed slides of brains that had suffered strokes hung in front of me, coldly illustrating what my father was going through in that moment…

Tom Stanis

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