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

Waiting for a pellet

Waiting for a pellet

From now on when I ponder the future of long-term care, I'll think about Uncle Jimmy.

Still a perfect couple

Still a perfect couple

Hard as it seems to believe after 17 years of vocationally wedded bliss, there was a time when long-term care and I weren't together. It's sobering to consider.

Reaction management

Reaction management

So, how should I react to what that back-stabbing little blankety-blank (fake name redacted for HIPAA compliance) said or did to me?

Remain in your lane

Remain in your lane

Like many respectable professions, long-term care has plenty of highly competitive, aggressive people. Brave scientists who sedate, tag and study them in the wild have labeled them Type A personalities.

Happy Now Years

Happy Now Years

It's suddenly 2016, and I'm uneasy. Perhaps you know that vague apprehension. Like maybe you left your newly stocked phosphorescent med cart unlocked in the parking lot overnight, or ran off to work with the hot iron resting face down on a pile of tinder-dry copies of McKnight's.

More Articles by Gary Tetz

The Robot Alternative

The invisible heroes

Conventional wisdom

Zen gardening for LTC

Whatcha gonna do?

The simple things

Panna cotta services

Less may offer more

A graceful surrender

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