The RBV Blog

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

Doctors Dealing With Mass Shooting

Check this out. What you will see is a little piece noting that seven major U.S. medical organizations have issued statements decrying mass shootings and making recommendations for how their frequency and impact can be significantly reduced. In addition to such frequently...

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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.

Incrowd’s Insights on Physician Burnout

Check this out.  What you will see are the fascinating results of a survey done with physicians on the topic of burnout. Top line findings include the fact that PCP’s have a somewhat higher rate of burnout than do specialists, although both are well over 50%. Especially...

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$$$ And Physician Burnout

In my last post, I noted that while some pundits maintain that only environmental change strategies can have an impact on physician burnout, others maintain that individual HCP’s can strategize their ways to better management of this potentially crippling outcome. Here...

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“Self Care” And Physician Burnout

Check this out. Once again in my search for bloggable material this afternoon, I encountered ten or so pieces on the topic of physician burnout. I’ve seen hundreds of posts on this theme over the course of 2019, and probably added 10 myself. BUT. Today I was finally...

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Door Decisions

Check this out and welcome to 2019. Take a minute or so and try to empathize with this doctor. A husband and wife show up at the door that separates the waiting room from the treatment area. She is a patient who has just seen another doctor in the practice, but they...

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