Merry Christmas from Eventide

William F. House, MD Uncategorized

From all of us to all of you – Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. This year has been hard, but there is still Light and Hope. Despite the current challenges I hope you have Joy and Peace and may God keep and sustain us all. We will be closing at 3 on Christmas Eve and all day Christmas Day.

16,000 practices have closed this year; healthcare implosion

William F. House, MD Uncategorized

https://www.marketplace.org/2020/12/18/doctors-are-leaving-medicine-because-of-the-pandemic/Doctors Are Leaving Medicine Due to the Pandemic 16,000 fewer practices in America right now due to the challenges this year and one quarter of surveyed physicians stating they will go into early retirement. I’ve personally seen a number of colleagues leave medicine this year. Burnout is here and the implosion of US healthcare is upon us. What will you …

Musculoskeletal Ultrasound – now at Eventide Health

William F. House, MD Uncategorized

We’re very pleased to say that we’ve added a new and much needed service for Eventide Health patients. Starting immediately Greg Fritz, PT, DPT, RMSK from EchoHealth MSKUS Imaging will be joining us monthly. This will greatly advance our ability to get timely imaging done without going off island. MSK Ultrasound is a great imaging modality to evaluate soft tissue …

Thankful

William F. House, MD Uncategorized

At Eventide Health we are profoundly grateful for our patients and community. Thank you for allowing us to help care for you and your families. Despite the craziness of this year and its many challenges we still have so much to be thankful for. We’re going to continue to work hard to keep our doors open and our services available …

Virus recommendations, Holiday closure

William F. House, MD Uncategorized

With a few more cases appearing recently we’d like to recommend that everyone supplement with Vit D, zinc and glutathione daily. After MANY months of research these are what I believe to be sound recommendations. Amounts vary based on a few factors, but generally 600-800 IU of Vit D daily (unless you have a deficiency), 50mg of zinc (unless you’re …

Home for the Holidays

William F. House, MD Uncategorized

This year is unlike any we’ve seen in our lifetime, but one thing will remain constant this year – we have so much to be thankful for. Please consider staying home and not traveling this year for the holidays. The more travel we have and the more visitors we have to the island the more chances of community spread of …

Tick Tock

William F. House, MD Uncategorized

2020 is coming to a close very soon. We have a few new cases on the island. We should remain vigilant until we know more about the virus and about how this Fall and Winter are going to play out. There are some vaccines on the horizon, but our stance will remain a cautious one. In our informal polling we’ve …

Stress – how’s yours?

William F. House, MD Uncategorized

To say these times are stressful would be an understatement. Pandemics, politics, media, lack of clarity, narratives, unemployment, kids who desperately need to be in school, businesses closing. Doesn’t sound too promising, does it? How do we find stress relief? How does one stay centered? We talk with patients about this daily. One thing that I’ve been recommending for the …

Upcoming Drive-through Flu Clinics

William F. House, MD Uncategorized

Call our clinic for more information or questions. 360.378.1338. Drive through flu clinic at Mullis Center Thursday 10/15 from 1:30-4. There will be additional drive through flu clinics at the fair grounds on Wed 10/21 from noon-4:30 and again on Sun 11/1 from 10-2.