Category: Physician Stakeholders

No More Curbside Consults???

Check this out. What you will find is a post, from the Pediatrician pictured here, that would scare the hell out of me if I were a physician. In a nutshell, he reports on a recent court decision that found that “the existence of a physician-patient relationship...

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Should Doctors Bill Like Lawyers???

Yeah, they probably should. Check this out. What you will see is a very well-reasoned argument that the billing approach taken by lawyers is a heck of a lot more rational than the approach that physicians are stuck with. Actually, the point is so obvious it is almost...

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Duty Hours

Check this out.  What you will see is an interesting spin on an old debate. Should there be a limit (say 16 hours) on the length of a Resident’s shift, or should it be “flexible” (i.e., as many hours as the hospital needs the Resident to work. The interesting spin...

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Boot Camp MD???

Check this out.  I am not even sure how to describe what you are going to see here, so I will just leave it up to you to figure it out. Watch the video, read the course description, and decide for yourself.   People, I have shown you this kind of thing before. Physicians...

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Feelings!!!

We spend a lot of time here talking about “stuff.” About physician burnout due to crippling administrative pressures, moves by the Fed’s to import drugs into the U.S. to lower costs, etc. Today is different.  Please take a look at this piece. (Today, for reasons...

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