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ACLS and BLS Certified!

As a final gift from our Apex course, I've now been recertified in advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS) and basic life support (BLS). I also...

Clinical Test Use Does Not Always Reflect High-Value Care

During our Quality, Value, and Patient Advocacy lecture, we revisited the common theme of addressing healthcare costs. In retrospect, medical school really doesn't drown...

Disclosing Medical Error

It's in the nature of medicine that all practitioners will make mistakes - some which have no adverse effects and others which cost patient...

NBA All Star Weekend 2013

The NBA All-Star events are being held in Houston this year! Growing up, my favorite segment of the weekend was the Slam Dunk Competition....

The Computer Physician

As technology continues to refine the possibilities in healthcare, it seems like medicine is quickly approaching a point where computer algorithms could accurately diagnose...

ABOUT RISHI

I'm a double board certified adult cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and intensivist looking to improve medical education, diagnostics, and patient safety while promoting team-based, patient-centered care.

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