Gary Tetz

Gary Tetz

Things I Think is written by Gary Tetz, who has amused, informed and sometimes befuddled long-term care readers since the end of a previous century. He is a multimedia consultant for Consonus Healthcare Services in Portland, OR.

Most Recent Articles by Gary Tetz

Where the rubber meets the road

Where the rubber meets the road

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I've been thinking a lot about tires today. Mostly because I can. And because my brain hurts from pondering possible PPS changes, Ultra-High therapy billing, and whether peptide-hydrogel biomaterial helps heal chronic wounds.

Not getting your due — and liking it

Not getting your due — and liking it

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It's just not fair. You're the one who sat at that traffic light forever, and then when it finally changed, some idiot in the lane beside roared through first, without even slowing down.

The wisdom of age

The wisdom of age

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It's like a dash of smelling salts under the nose. Talking to actual long-term care residents always affects me like that: an abrupt awakening from the fog and unconsciousness of stress, distraction and a barrage of daily trivialities.

Armed, dangerous

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Oh great. He's going to talk about sarcasm. Perfect.

Signs of the season

Signs of the season

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Once again, our planet completed its 584-trillion-mile encirclement of the sun and safely brought us back to October/November and two things that matter most — LTC conventions and baseball.

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The magic of music

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Happy Now Years

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Whatcha gonna do?

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