As the acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Andy Slavitt has been very engaging through social media, in particular, on Twitter. Dr. Stork has a Q&A with Mr. Slavitt about his use of social media to improve healthcare. He was kind enough to... READ MORE
Dr. Stork will co-host the #HITsm chat, September 16, with Dr. Paddy Barrett of The Doctor Paradox. They look forward to engaging the health IT community to discuss physician frustration with EHRs and "Preserving Purpose in Medicine".
Introducing MUSIC Recently, I was asked to make the opening remarks at the Michigan Urology Surgical Collaborative (MUSIC) quarterly meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The purpose of the collaborative, for those who are not familiar, is to create a community wher... READ MORE
This is an excerpt of a guest post I recently wrote for the British Journal of Urology International Blog. The April 2016 International Urology Journal Club on Twitter (#urojc) hosted a discussion on our paper, “Comparing Publicly Reported Surgical Outcomes with Quality... READ MORE
Recently, I read a wonderful post by Dr. Amy Pearlman in the Urology Times titled, “A urologists’ looking glass: Why self-awareness is vital.” Dr. Pearlman is a urology resident at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Her post reminded me that, whether... READ MORE
Taking Responsibility Last week, the United Nations released a report highlighting the precarious state of natural pollinators around the world. The media coverage that followed largely focused on the economic impact, threat to human food supply, and threat to public health... READ MORE
A Force Awakens Recently, I took my family to see the new Star Wars Movie, “The Force Awakens.” In the movie, we are introduced to a new character – a beautiful, scrappy young woman named Rey. Rey’s parents, however, are missing – they are nowhere to be found.... READ MORE