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November 2012 - Posts

PT and the Greater Good

It's Not Just Me!
by Dean Metz
I've been reflecting on the posts from my fellow ADVANCE bloggers this week. Toni stood up for her ethics, was forced to find a new job and has noted how difficult it is to get extra work. Jason works extra jobs to afford big purchases or to survive if Read More...
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Healthcare 'Silos'
by Dean Metz
I've heard more frequently the term "silos" to describe a disjointed way of delivering care to patients. It's often used for multidisciplinary teams where each discipline has its own task and never overlaps, except in the increasingly rare MDT meeting. Read More...
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Update from Across the Pond
by Dean Metz
I must be growing up... finally. I'm spending more time on LinkedIn than Facebook these days. I belong to groups relative to public health and to one called Physiotherapist UK as well. The chatter on the UK discussion board is disturbing. For the past Read More...
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Déjà Vu
by Dean Metz
I started my writing career with ADVANCE back in 2006 with an article titled, " Surviving Wilma ." It was a detail of the days and weeks of providing homecare after Hurricane Wilma trashed Fort Lauderdale, FL. Now there's Sandy. New Yorkers tend to have Read More...
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‘We Don't Want to Become Greece!'
by Dean Metz
This is a phrase I've heard more than once during the campaign season. I've spent a great deal of time in Greece; it is one of my favorite places in the world. I worked for a yacht charter company there for many years as a way to finance my passion for Read More...
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    Dean Metz
    Occupation: Staff Development Specialist
    Setting: New York, NY – Newcastle Upon Tyne, Great Britain
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