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Subject:  Re: Poll: Dr. Appt Wait Times Date:  2/24/2014  11:36 AM
Author:  VeeEnn Number:  880384 of 902481

Yes I was actually in practice at the time. I am happily retired now for 3 months. My hospital about 3 years ago decided to ban drug reps, so correct in saying that things may have changed....


My fav story is about 8-9 years ago the levaquin rep came in, promised pizza the next day, so I let him talk to me.

Errr, would that be the rep. who was trying to get you to peddle (ooops, make that prescribe) this antibiotic How many victims of plague did you have in that ER of yours...8-9 years ago??.

Claims such as this can be checked for veracity on line!!

So i had him banned from the hospital.

Just like that!! Dr. House ....or not

About a month later he literally snuck into the ER in the night and begged to be re-admitted. So I had him buy a large pizza for each and every staff member, janitor, clerk working that evening. He did. We had stacks of pizza from floor to ceiling. So I relented and made the necessary phone calls.

Sorry an ER department where anyone needs to sneak in at night and beg to be readmitted there's likely to be no-one there to re-admit them. This scenario would be plausible in, maybe, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Sochi or a TMF board.... but really.

You're assuming that the folk reading these threads have no knowledge or a particular skill set when it comes to evaluating your claims. Don't insult them with your nitwittery.

I'm sure you were very important in your ER position (you told us that)....
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