Remind yourself that, as you watch this today and three weeks from today when you remember to pull out your get out of jail free card, that physicians like you are sitting in their cells today and that you don’t want to join them.
As I always say, think like a carpenter and measure twice (or even thrice), vetting each deal carefully with healthcare counsel, before cutting once, cutting your own neck, that is.
The problem, which can hardly ever be seen from inside the situational loop, is that you want, even need, to be liked. “Am I pushing too hard?” “What will they think?”
Use my concept of the Scenario Survey Process to develop potential future scenarios and then to devise a strategy that will help you not only survive, but even potentially thrive, in as many of those futures as possible.
Sure, hindsight is always 20/20 but sometimes the “smartest people in the room” can’t manage their way out of a paper bag. Watch some of the stupid business mistakes revealed in the declaration of Hygea’s President and CEO.
Depending on inflection, the term “criminal lawyer” can mean one of two things. “Criminal doctor” has only one meaning. These four criminal doctors are scheduled to be sentenced in July.
At first I couldn’t believe my eyes. It seemed like a plot from the old Divorce Court TV show. But no, it wasn’t a battle of the spouses over the failure of a marriage, it was a battle of a hospital and a medical group over what appears to be the failure of an exclusive anesthesia contract.
There are many factors that make your practice an attractive candidate for private equity investment, but that’s not what this post focuses on.
Arguably, a Southern California ophthalmology group should have had its compliance eyes checked a few years ago.
The common belief, and it may be quite true, is that change is the greatest cause of stress. But what if it can be used to your group's advantage?