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Dr. Panja Calling
June 30th, 2012 @ 8:17 am

I received a voice mail from Dr. Panja. Here is a transcript of the message: “Hi, this message is for Mr. David Gagne. I’m Dr. Panja from Halifax Medical Center taking care of your mother, so if you want to talk to me you can give me a call back on area code 304-3827 again, […]

Re: Medicaid for Mom
June 28th, 2012 @ 8:49 pm

Email received from my sister: Hey, David. I talked to Misty last week at Chamberlin Edmonds. She said we wait. I don’t have a number directly to anyone with Medicaid. […] I mailed in everything I was told to mail, and now they are reviewing it. It is not easy to get approved for Social […]

Beyond Ridiculous and Absurd
June 28th, 2012 @ 3:53 pm

I sent this email to my little sister just a couple of days after my 39th birthday. I was very frustrated when I wrote it, but I was right: You cannot wait for other people to care, because they won’t.   From: Gagne, David To: Gagne, Jennifer Subject: Medicaid for Mom Sent: June 28, 2012 […]

A Call from Marsha
June 28th, 2012 @ 2:24 pm

I just finished a phone call with Marsha Porter, one of the discharge coordinators at Halifax Hospital. (Marsha told me she was covering for Keith.) Marsha told me that Keith had “called all over Daytona, Deland, Flagler, Palm Coast, and Tampa,” but had been unable to find any facility to which they could discharge my […]

Talking to Dr. Panja
June 26th, 2012 @ 8:00 am

Dr. Panja from Volusia Hospitalists called me early on the morning of my 39th birthday. We spoke for about a half-hour about my mom. He was very nice and understanding, and seemed to genuinely care about my mom’s health. He said that he did not think there was any medical reason for my mom’s condition, […]

Eight Phone Calls
June 25th, 2012 @ 7:15 am

I spent well over an hour on the phone this morning simply trying to get anyone to give me additional information about my mom. First I called her room at Halifax Hospital to try to talk to mom, but Nurse Amber told me she was asleep. I called the main line (386) 425-0400 and asked […]

A Call from EveAnn
June 22nd, 2012 @ 9:28 am

I received a one minute and fifteen second voice mail from EveAnn at Halifax Hospital. Here is a transcript of the call: Hi. Mr. Gagne this is EveAnn returning your call from Halifax Hospital. I re-routed your, your inquiry to Sam Cassel, who is the Director of Medical and Surgical Services and she’s a person […]

Another Explanation
June 22nd, 2012 @ 7:45 am

I called to talk to my mom, but she was asleep. There was yet another new nurse assigned to mom, so I spent twenty minutes (once again) telling Nurse Angel my mom’s life story.

Radio Silence Continues
June 22nd, 2012 @ 6:47 am

I again called EveAnn at (386) 254-4226 but she didn’t answer, so I again left her a voice mail asking her to return my call.

Radio Silence
June 21st, 2012 @ 8:27 am

I called EveAnn at (386) 254-4226 but she didn’t answer, so I left her a voice mail asking her to return my call.