The RBV Blog

The people, products, and ideas shaping healthcare today – by Dr. Richard Vanderveer, Chief Innovation Officer, ThinkGen

“I Usually Bring My B Game”

In my most recent post, I asked out loud what impact financial ventures outside of medicine were likely to have on a physician’s approach to his practice. Further roaming around in the same blogprovided me with an honest, albeit partial, answer. Check this out. You...

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Richard Vanderveer, Ph.D.

Richard Vanderveer, Ph.D.

In addition to his blog, Dr. Vanderveer has written numerous articles on innovation in healthcare marketing and marketing research - not only to challenge new thinking, but also to provide specific and practical advice.

Second Jobs For Physicians???

Check this out. What you will see is some off the cuff counsel for physicians on the advantages and disadvantages of taking up “Lazy Side Hustles.” As the blogger explains it, these are second jobs that are logical extensions of a medical career. Being an expert...

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Right Brain, Left Brain

Check this out. What you will find is a new way of looking at our physician customers, albeit one that uses the old “right brain, left brain” canard. As this doctor describes the situation, no doubt aptly, he needed to check his right brain, his creative brain, at...

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No URL Today!!!

Just the powerful infographic shown above. The numbers presented are clear and shocking enough that I don’t need to send you anyplace else today for additional information. Bottom Line. Ponder these three statistics and think about their impact on the delivery of...

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Patients Lose When Physicians Burn Out

Check out this post from a Psychiatrist who became sufficiently burned out that she left the clinic where she treated her beloved patients with chronic mental disorders. There are several things to note here. First, take notice of the list of specific stressors that...

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